Post-Polio Health International's mission
is to enhance the lives and independence of
polio survivors and home ventilator users through
Education, Advocacy, Research and Networking.

PHI Appoints New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Post-Polio Health International (PHI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian M. Tiburzi as Executive Director of PHI, including International Ventilators Users Network (IVUN), effective September 1, 2017.

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Polio Place

Explore the past, the present and help build a promising future for the world’s polio survivors.  

You are invited to learn by searching the major sections and sub-sections and to add your knowledge to help others. Visit often!


EDUCATION

 

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PHI's quarterly newsletter contains
current information about the late effects of polio, updates about post-polio related and neuromuscular respiratory research, as well as articles that offer practical and useful advice by experienced survivors and health care professionals. Available with Membership.

  Remember POLIO? Have you heard
about the LATE EFFECTS OF POLIO?
  Click for Post-Polio Health Care Considerations for Families and Friends Flowchart
  What is Post-Polio Syndrome?
  Ask Dr. Maynard
  Promoting Positive Solutions
by Rhoda Olkin, PhD and Stephanie T. Machell, PsyD
  and more ...

ADVOCACY

 
WE'RE STILL HERE! October 9-15, 2016 www.post-polio.org

Aging with Dignity!
WE’RE STILL HERE! 2017 Photo Contest

Post-Polio Health International adopted WE’RE STILL HERE! in 2007 as the slogan for its annual awareness campaign. Contact info@post-polio.org for permission to use.

  See past activities.
  and more ...

RESEARCH

  PHI Awards $100,000 for New Research in 2016-2017
  Call for Proposals for 2018 Award
  A Multicenter, Multi-country Study of Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) Flebogamma® 5% DIF is underway.
  and more ...

NETWORKING

 

 

Post-Polio Directory
(free pdf, updated 6-2-17)

 

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  September 2016 Polio Australia Conference
  Videos filmed by PHI at Polio Place (Scroll down.).
 

Links to PHI PowerPoints:

 

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Conversations on living well
with polio
 
and more by Sunny Roller.

  Resources for support groups
  Post-polio conferences around the world
  Info available from Promoting Healthy Ideas:
PHI’s 11th International Conference
  PHI Membership Memos (2009-2012)
  and more ...
   

 

 

This site updated 10-3-17

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