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Delhi govt to start immunisation drive

The campaign will be implemented through a partnership between the health and education departments and is to be administered in all Delhi schools, following which a community outreach campaign is to be undertaken.

In Madhya Pradesh, a prayer to keep health workers going

According to State Immunisation Officer Dr Santosh Shukla, 24,218 field workers and 10,050 supervisors are engaged in the campaign that involves several challenges like migration by the potential beneficiaries, tendency to avoid vaccines and access to difficult terrains.


Mission Indradhanush: Global report shows biggest change in India, lauds vaccination drive

Last year’s report, had pointed out that in India one child dies every two minutes of either pneumonia or diarrhoea.

Himachal Pradesh vaccination drive against measles, rubella targets 18.6 lakh children

"The state had initiated preparations for this campaign from May and Himachal Pradesh was among the eight states where the programme will be launched in the second phase," he said at a media workshop at Shimla.

Maharashtra govt launches vaccine for infants

About 33 per cent children who have still not been immunized in the state under its public healthcare programme are set to benefit by the vaccine’s launch.

Vaccination coverage: Govt sets up panel to look at UNICEF report

The Indian Express had reported on June 30 about the government’s refusal to accept the survey.


Vaccination coverage: Govt refuses to accept UNICEF report

One of the five states where immunisation coverage dipped in 2012-2013 was Gujarat.

Critical to correct myths about the flu vaccine: Study

study has suggested that it is critical to understand how to counter myths about vaccine safety.

16 Surat children land in hospital after vaccination

Sixteen children who complained of giddiness after being administered measles vaccine were admitted to a hospital on Monday,officials said.

EU advises all girls need cervical cancer vaccines

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide,with 500,000 new cases.