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Sunday, March 20, 2016

India's UIP will now be able to provide free vaccines against 13 life-threatening diseases to 27 million children annually

India has made huge strides as far as public health achievements are concerned, made possible by the use of safe and effective vaccines delivered through quality programmes. For example, small pox was eliminated in...

Thursday, March 17, 2016

An experimental vaccine against dengue was 100% effective in early trials and could speed up the pace of a vaccine against Zika, researchers said

Miami: An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world's most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100% effective in early trials and could speed up the pace of a vaccine against Zika,...

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Doctors Without Borders has challenged Pfizer’s application for an Indian patent for its pneumonia vaccine so cheaper versions can be available to children in poor countries and to humanitarian organisations. The medical aid group, also known as...

Friday, March 11, 2016

The Union government’s Mission Indradhanush programme, which immunises children against seven preventable diseases, is expected to expand the vaccinations to include...

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Visakhapatnam: After successfully launching a new vaccine of Pentavalent last year to protect children from five diseases including Diphtheria, woofing cough,...

Thursday, February 18, 2016

There’s a news report in The Times of India Hyderabad today where PM Narendra Modi has praised state’s efforts on making Mission Indradhanush a success. This was done...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Indian cinema recently completed 100 years, during which time it has given us many classics. The one thing common to all of them is the harmony among the various elements of filmmaking such as scriptwriting, direction, acting, music and lyrics. The legacy of these classics is one...

Sunday, April 26, 2015

HYDERABAD: As the World Immunisation Week is being observed all over globe from April 24-30, doctors are highlighting the importance of vaccines and explaining about the various vaccines available for controlling different diseases.

“There are two types of vaccines, mandatory...

Sunday, April 26, 2015

PUNE: From common flu to hepatitis to cervical cancer, immunization can prevent a series of dangerous diseases in adults or reduce the intensity of others. Despite being recognized as a life saver, the practice of vaccination is yet to become commonplace in India to prevent diseases, say...

Sunday, April 26, 2015

In its first round held from April 7 to 13, Mission Indradhanush, the Central government’s programme to improve immunisation of children, reached out to 868 children...

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