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Government launches second phase of Measles-rubella vaccination campaign

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the second phase of measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign to reduce measles morbidity and mortality, The second phase of campaign will cover 8 states and union territories namely Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, ..

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3rd phase of Mission Indradhanush begins

The third phase of Union Health Ministry’s universal vaccination programme Mission Indradhanush began on 7 April, 2016. It will cover 216 Districts across several States including Bihar, Gujarat, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. Under it, children will be ..

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World's first public dengue vaccination programme launched in Philippines

The world’s first public dengue vaccination programme was launched in the Philippines with a French drug Dengvaxia (world’s 1st dengue fever vaccine) to combat mosquito-borne disease. Several hundred children aged between 9 and 10 were vaccinated with the injections in ..

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Polio a global health emergency: WHO

WHO may declare Polio a global health emergency. Why WHO might declare Polio a Global Health Emergency? WHO may declare this owing to complacency in efforts to eradicate the virus forever. Polio is still endemic to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria ..

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Cabinet approves for Indo-UK JV on affordable healthcare

The Cabinet approved the implementation of a joint venture programme on affordable Healthcare. The Department of Biotechnology and the Wellcome Trust, London, U.K., one of the world’s largest bio-medical research charities, propose to establish a joint funding initiative called R&D ..

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Integrated Vaccine Complex to come up in Tamil Nadu

The Centre proposes to set up an integrated vaccine production park in the country. It will be located at Chengalpattu in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu. To be known as Integrated Vaccine Complex, it will produce and supply vaccines for ..

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