Polio Network Victoria

Polio Network Victoria

The Polio Network is a free service based in Victoria providing relevant and accessible information, referral and support services to people who have had polio, their families, carers and advocates.

Services

  • information and support
  • 15 state-wide support groups
  • Inform newsletter incorporating Polio Perspectives
  • books, DVDs or videos
  • Annual Polio Day
  • promotion of immunisation

Goals

  • provide current information on Polio and its possible late effects and on the availability of community services to people who have had polio, their families, carers and advocates
  • assist in the formation and networking of community support groups for people who have had polio within Victoria
  • raise the awareness of issues affecting people who have had Polio within the wider community
  • promote immunisation as a means of polio prevention and eradication
  • promote an awareness of the polio network to potential users, community support groups, service providers and health professionals


For more information

Independence Australia phone number  1300 704 456

Polio Network Victoria email address  [email protected]

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