Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 16:38
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday launched a two-day vaccination campaign in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least 139 children so far.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 12:09
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday said the central government would launch a campaign to ensure 100 percent imminizatuion of children in states hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:42
Over 40 per cent of 1.5 lakh patients coming to the Regional Cancer Centre here every year suffer from cancers due to use of tobacco products.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 18:22
Polio workers continued to administer polio drops Thursday under the protection of the army in Pakistan`s Khyber tribal region in the fourth phase of polio vaccination drive.
Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 09:04
Bahrain`s health ministry announced Sunday that it plans to launch a nationwide awareness campaign on the latest outbreak of the deadly Middle Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the region.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 14:14
Polio vaccination campaign began in Pakistan`s Peshawar city and adjoining areas Sunday amid heavy security, a media report said.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 09:58
Syrian government has revealed that over two million children have been covered under a polio vaccination campaign in the country.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 18:50
President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday launched the pulse polio immunisation programme for 2014, administering pulse polio drops to six small children.