Wednesday, June 19, 2013
|1. Obesity epidemic was voted on by the American Medical Association yesterday and has agreed to recognize obesity as a disease. Maria gives some background into the war on polio, her trip to India 2 years ago to immunize children with the polio vaccine, what countries polio still exists in and how Rotary International is making a difference.
2. Geneva, Switzerland, World Health Organization, Sona Bari, Global Polio Eradication visits with Maria about the efforts that are ongoing in Somalia that once was polio free and now has reported cases. who.int
3. Organ donation non-profit One Legacy, Elena de la Cruz shares with Maria what it means to be an organ donor, what are the criteria, how the decision is made to take organs for folks waiting to receive them and how one person can potentially save 8 lives by agreeing to become a donor. donatelife.net and donatelifecalifornia.org.