Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP). Current Affairs, GK & News

U-WIN Platform

Several healthcare authorities are finding it difficult to keep track of the next dose of the COVID vaccine and also facing missing vaccination cards, especially among pregnant women and children. To solve this problem, the Universal Immunisation Programme of India launched the U-WIN platform. The platform will register details of vaccination doses provided to pregnant ..

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CoWIN repurposed for Universal Immunisation Program

The Covid-19 vaccination platform Co-WIN is set to be repurposed for Universal Immunisation program as well as blood donation. This announcement was made by CoWin Chief & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Health Authority, Dr RS Sharma. This platform will later be used for organ donation. Besides India, Guyana signed a memorandum of understanding ..

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Karnataka: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) programme launched

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) programme was launched in the state of Karnataka, on November 12, 2021. Key Points PCV programme was launched under the universal immunisation programme on the occasion of ‘World Pneumonia Day’. It was launched with the aim of spreading awareness and reducing pneumonia induced mortality & morbidity among children. Programme was launched ..

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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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