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Friday, April 24, 2015

New Delhi: Despite various health and awareness programmes, a staggering 22 million infants across the world miss out on the basic vaccines for diphtheria, hepatitis B, measles, mumps and tetanus. Out of these 22 million, nine million infants live in the Southeast Asian region, informed...

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 25 December 2014 launched Mission Indradhanush to achieve full immunization coverage for all children by 2020.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Assuring a healthy life to every child, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday began a free vaccination programme that will bring children across the city under the cover of...

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has launched Mission Indradhanush on 25 December, 2014 as a special nationwide initiative to vaccinate all unvaccinated and partially vaccinated children under the Universal Immunization...

Thursday, April 16, 2015

One in three parents in the country don’t feel the need to get their child vaccinated and as many as 40 per cent skip life-saving immunisations because of lack of awareness about their benefits or of the location of vaccination camps.

Friday, April 10, 2015

“Vaccine or preventable disease is a birth right of every child in India. In India we follow the norms for immunisation for infants under-five which is in line with Indian Association of Paediatircs and WHO,” he tells...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Mission Indradhanush, the flagship programme of the Union government to ensure immunisation of children and pregnant women, was launched in five districts on Tuesday...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Children below two years to be immunised against 11 diseases every month

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

RANCHI: Over one lakh children in the state are deprived of routine immunization to save them from life threatening diseases such as polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, and Japanese Encephalitis, the health department said on World Health Day...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

While there is substantial amount of good work being carried out in various institutions under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there is need to communicate this to the people. The people’s representatives can be involved to carry the message of schemes of the government, the best practices evolved and the work undertaken by the...

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