Hepatitis B: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 Launched
Published: December 3, 2019
Mission Indradhanush is a health mission scheme launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India on 25 December 2014 to achieve full immunization coverage at a rapid pace for all children and pregnant women in the country. From December 2014 to August 2017 Indradhanush was covered in four phases with above ..
Topics: diptheria • Hepatitis B • Immunization • Intensified Mission Indradhanush • Measles • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare • Mission Indradhanush • Narendra Modi • national vaccination drive • Poliomyelitis • Prime minister • Tetanus • Tuberculosis
2019 edition of World Hepatitis Day (WHD)
Published: July 29, 2019
The World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is observed every year on 28rd of July to raise awareness about the disease which causes inflammation of the liver and claims around 1.4 million lives every year. The date of 28 July was chosen because it is the birthday of Nobel-prize winning scientist Dr Baruch Blumberg, who discovered hepatitis ..
Topics: Baruch Samuel Blumberg • Healthcare-associated infections • Hepatitis • Hepatitis B • Infectious causes of cancer • Infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Medicine • RTT • Vaccine-preventable diseases • Viral diseases • World Hepatitis Day
Government launches Mission Indradhanush to immunise kids against 7 vaccine-preventable diseases
Published: December 26, 2014
Government has launched Mission Indradhanush to immunise kids against 7 vaccine-preventable diseases. Mission Indradhanush depicts 7 colours of the rainbow which aims to cover all those children by 2020 who are either unvaccinated, or are partially vaccinated against 7 vaccine preventable diseases. 7 preventable diseases: diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B. ..
Topics: BHIMARU states • Current Affairs - 2017 • Diphtheria • Government Policy • Government Schemes • Hepatitis B • Measles • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare • Mission Indradhanush • Mission Indradhanush to immunise kids agaainst 7 vaccine-preventable diseases • Polio • Tetanus • Tuberculosis • whooping cough