The COVID-19 pandemic has created a major disruption in healthcare services, with more than 100 countries registering a drop in immunization levels. This has resulted in a crisis where around 75% of children have missed essential immunization against preventable but ..
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The World Health Organization (WHO) coordinates World Immunization Week and it is celebrated annually in the last week of April (24 to 30th April). This week aims to promote vaccine usage for the protection of people across all age groups ..
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Apart from successful COVID-19 vaccination, Odisha has the highest coverage of complete immunization in the country, with 90.5 percent coverage Overview: Odisha topped the list at the national level in full immunization coverage, according to the National Family Health Survey ..
The Prime Minister recently chaired a high-level meeting with the top doctors of the country. After the meeting, it was decided to liberalize and accelerate the phase three strategy of COVID-19 Vaccination programme in the country. Strategy of Phase 3 ..
The Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0. Highlights The mission will be conducted in two rounds. The first round will start from February 22, 2021 while the second phase will start from ..
The Gujarat Government recently issued advisory on Fungal infection called “Mucormycosis”. It is a serious infection with a mortality rate of 50%. It compromises the immune system. About Mucormycosis It is a rare fungal infection with continuous headache and heaviness ..