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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Having won the battle against polio, India is now gearing to weed out Rubella, which has been identified as one of the major causes of congenital defects in babies.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Having won the battle against polio, India is now gearing to weed out Rubella, which has been identified as one of the major causes of congenital defects in babies.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Almost half of India’s 1,76,000 diarrhoeal deaths in children below five are caused by rotavirus, the pathogen responsible for severe childhood diarrhoea. In addition, 8 lakh...

Saturday, August 9, 2014

A study spearheaded by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) has concluded that improving immunization coverage and the introduction of a rotavirus vaccine significantly alleviates disease and financial burden in Indian households. It also points to the fact that the population...

Thursday, August 7, 2014

A PUNE study on rotavirus — a prime cause for severe -Z .gastroenteritis in infants and young children— underlines ...

Monday, August 4, 2014

India has taken giant leaps forward for improving the state of public health in the country in the past few weeks.  In an unprecedented move, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley promised the country complete sanitation by 2019 and...

Monday, August 4, 2014

India has taken giant leaps forward for improving the state of public health in the country in the past few weeks. In an unprecedented move, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley promised the country.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

THREE NEW VACCINES INCLUDING INDIGENOUSLY DEVELOPED ROTAVIRUS VACCINE TO BE PROVIDED TO ALL INDIAN CHILDREN. Fourth vaccine for adults to protect against Japanese Encephalitis to be introduced in high-priority districts, PM: Government will now ensure that the benefits of vaccination reach all sections of the society, regardless of social and...

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

NEW DELHI: India will for the first time introduce a vaccine against Rubella — a viral disease that infects pregnant women and leads to babies being born with cardiac, cerebral, ophthalmic and auditory defects. 

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