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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 ..

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Mission Indradhanush: Odisha Tops List

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 (NFHS)-5, with 90.5 percent coverage. This was mentioned by RK Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, ..

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National Polio Immunization Drive, 2022

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandavia, launched the National Polio Immunization Drive for 2022, on February 26. Highlights On the Occasion, the Minister noted that, India’s strategic fight against polio is a success story of its public health policy against vaccine preventable diseases. India is vigilant and is ensuring that every child ..

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Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 4.0

Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 4.0 virtually on February 7, 2022. Key Facts India is running the largest inoculation drive globally in which more than 3 crore pregnant women and 2.6 crore children are covered through Universal Immunisation Programme annually. The IMI 4.0 will have three rounds and it ..

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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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