Pulse Polio Immunization Current Affairs, GK & News
In the pursuance of the World Health Assembly resolution of 1988, the Pulse Polio Immunization (PPI) Programme was started nation-wide from 1995 to eradicate polio in India covering children in the age group 0-3 years. In order to accelerate the Pace of polio eradication, all children under the age of 5 years were targeted since ..
On April 16, 2020, India joined hands with World Health Organization to implement National Polio Surveillance Network to contain COVID-19. Along with COVID-19, the team will also be involved to support elimination of tuberculosis and other diseases. Highlights With National Polio Surveillance Project, India eliminated polio in 2014. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare ..
Category: International Current Affairs
On January 19, 2020, the National Immunization Day (NID) was observed all over India as a part of Pulse Polio Programme, 2020. Around 17.4 crore children of age less than 5 hears were administered polio drops to sustain polio eradication in India. Highlights India has eradicated polio completely in 2012. In order to sustain the ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine • national immunization day • Oral Polio Vaccine • Polio • Polio Drops • Polio eradication • Polio Free • Pulse Polio Immunization • Pulse Polio Programme • WHO
President Ram Nath Kovind has launched Pulse Polio Immunization (PPI) Programme for year 2018 by administering polio drops to children at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The event was organised on the eve of the National Immunisation Day (NID), observed on 28 January. More than 17 crore children of less than 5 years across the country will ..