Mission Indradhanush Current Affairs, GK & News

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 3.0 Launched

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 March 22, 2021. It will run across 250 districts or urban areas across the 29 ..

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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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Budget 2020: Wellness, Water and Sanitation

On February 1, 2020, the Finance Minister presented the Budget for the financial year 2020-21. The GoI gives utmost importance to health sector. The GoI under the Budget 2020-21 aims to provide wellness, water and sanitation by allocating funds for following schemes. Ayushman Bharat Under PMJAY, there are more than 20,000 empaneled hospitals in the ..

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Intensified Mission Indra Dhanush 2.0 begins

Government has launched its flagship scheme ‘Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0’ to focus on full immunization coverage of 272 districts spread over 27 states and 652 blocks of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar among hard-to-reach and tribal populations. The Mission Indradhanush 2.0 will be carried out between December 2019 and March 2020. Mission Indradhanush 2.0 Objective: To ..

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