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Intensified Mission Indradhanush

Partially immunized and unimmunized children are most susceptible to childhood diseases and are at higher risk of dying. Every year in India, 5 lakh children die due to vaccine preventable diseases (2014 data). But, immunizing children goes beyond saving individual lives; It helps in preventing large-scale outbreaks of diseases as well as keeping the disease ..

What Immunization Programme Mechanism will GoI use to distribute COVID-19 vaccines?

The Government of India is to use the Universal Immunization Programme mechanism to distribute covid-19 vaccines in the country. This was announced by the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan during his address in the Lok Sabha. Universal Immunization Programme Under the Universal Immunization Programme, the Government of India provides several vaccines to infants, pregnant women, ..

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Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 Launched

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 ..

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Health Ministry and Rotary India ink MoU for achieving immunization target

The Union Health Ministry and Rotary International India National PolioPlus have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for intensive efforts towards achieving the immunization target. The MoU aims to provide collaborative support and accelerate efforts under Polio Eradication Programme, Routine Immunization including Mission Indradhanush, Intensified Mission Indradhanush. Key areas for collaboration The collaboration seeks for social ..

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Government launches Intensified Mission Indradhanush

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) to accelerate full immunization coverage to more than 90% by December 2018. Through this programme, Government aims to reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine ..

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