Birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine may not be necessary: ICMR
Many newborns are protected from Hepatitis B infection by antibodies they receive from the mother and therefore, hepatitis B vaccination at birth …
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More than a Policy, Children Need Commitment!
Crèches have multiple benefits along with provided proper care to children in the absence of alternate adult care-givers being available …
‘We aim to provide immunisation to 90 per cent children in India by 2020’
As the seven-day World Immunization Week (April 24-30) ended on Thursday, WHO representative to India, Nata Menabde, told Down To Earth the …
Inequalities still persist in reproductive and child health care, says study
Despite the progress that many countries have made over past few years, inequalities remain a concern
Bihar government, WHO deny any new polio case
The two cases reported are of acute flaccid paralysis which can be caused by factors other than polio virus, say health officials
Government to introduce four new vaccines as part of UIP
These include those against rotavirus, rubella and polio (injectable) along with Japanese encephalitis; is it a move to favour private companies?
Vaccine woes continue
Immunisation coverage reaches 84% globally, Africa and South-East Asia worst performers
Estimates short of goal of 90 per cent coverage for all vaccines by 2020
Pentavalent vaccine deaths prompt doctors, activists to appeal to health secretary
Five-in-one vaccine introduced in Haryana without evaluating what happened in Tamil Nadu, Kerala
Indian rotavirus vaccine found effective during clinical trial
Rotovac costs fifty times less than brands sold by global pharma companies
Africa eradicates polio, but vaccine-driven outbreaks rise
In Asia, India too was declared polio-free in 2014, but cVDPV was reported 50 times in the country in the past six years