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Amitabh Bachchan Activity Highlights

2012 • April •  For his invaluable contribution to the eradication of polio in India, the Rotary International conferred Amitabh Bachchan with the Polio Eradication Champion Award at an event held in India. The Polio Eradication Champion Award is the highest honour Rotary presents to heads of state, health agency leaders and others, who have made significant contributions to the global polio eradication effort. (Press Release)

2012 • February • Goodwill Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan’s essay, which he contributed to the perspectives series of UNICEF’s flagship report The State of the World’s Children 2012, was published by the Times of India, in the lead up to the launch of the report in India.

2011 • December • Amitabh Bachchan launched a new polio eradication campaign in India and appealed to parents and caregivers throughout the country to take advantage of the opportunity to “make polio history in India.” (Newsline)

2010 • November • For the 20th Anniversary on the Convention of the Rights of the Child, Amitabh Bachchan recorded a Public Service Announcement.

2010 • October • In support of World Polio Day, Amitabh Bachchan wrote an editorial for the Times of India.

2005 • December • Amitabh Bachchan lent his support for the Unite for Children, Unite Against AIDS campaign.

2005 • January • Mr. Bachchan made an appeal for relief to tsunami survivors. (Newsline)

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