Deaths of infants nine months old and below due to Measles have raised concern among the state measles task force which plans to bring relaxation inmeasles vaccination to cover children who are not eligible for immunisation. A measles task force member said they want to ensure vaccination reaches more children so that ineligible children are also considered for the immunisation drive in light of the recent fatalities. Moreover, 70% of measles patients in Mumbai at the moment are under one year of age. View More
Immunization Technical Support Unit (ITSU) provides techno-managerial support to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) for scaling up the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP).