India has shown the world that there is no such thing as impossible – WHO Director-General

Congratulating the country for its monumental achievement, Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization, said, “India has shown the world that there is no such thing as impossible. This is likely the greatest lesson, and the greatest inspiration for the rest of the world.” Addressing the ‘India’s victory over polio’ event at New Delhi on 11 February 2014, Dr Chan, said, “India’s leadership in polio eradication is widely appreciated and warmly welcomed. The country has shared its experiences, best practices, lessons learned, and expert staff with the remaining endemic countries.”

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