immunisation coverage

Intensify immunisation efforts: WHO

April 21st, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO), which is observing the year of intensification of routine immunisation in Southeast Asia, has said the region will adopt a ... Read more...

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Government to intensify immunisation drive

January 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The health ministry Monday declared 2012 as the year for intensification of routine immunisation, in order to take the ratio to 100 percent from the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to have special polio drive for migrants’ children

December 10th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) With the children of migrants exposed to the risk of contracting polio, the Tamil Nadu government Friday announced it would conduct special polio campaign for this ... Read more...

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Kerala kids to get new pentavalent vaccine shots

December 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) As part of the Universal Immunisation Programme of the Indian government, Kerala will Dec 14 introduce the pentavalent vaccine which provides protection to a child from ... Read more...

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Pneumonia vaccine useless, increases asthma risk: WHO

September 7th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Raising questions over India's decision to include a new pneumonia vaccine in the national immunisation programme, a report in a WHO bulletin has said the vaccine has ... Read more...

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