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Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

It has been estimated that rotavirus vaccination can prevent 41,000 to 48,000 deaths of children under 5 years of age in India.

Immunisation: How it greatly reduces disease, disability and death worldwide

Immunisation: How it greatly reduces disease, disability and death worldwide

Immunization can protect against 25 different infectious agents or diseases, from infancy to old age.

Experts call for full immunisation for every child

 Terming immunisation as a very cost-effective child survival intervention, experts have sought concrete steps to ensure full immunisation in order to check infant mortality caused by vaccine-preventable diseases.

Google Search reveals impact of chickenpox shots

Google Search reveals impact of chickenpox shots

A sharp drop in Google searches on chickenpox has revealed that immunisation efforts to get rid of the common childhood disease have worked well in several countries.

Get your kid vaccinated at home at the click of a button

 Aiming to ease the process of immunisation for busy parents, a new healthcare startup here on Thursday launched a hassle-free door-to-door vaccination service for children.

India's vaccination programme to reach 90% within 3 years: JP Nadda

Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said that the vaccination program under 'Mission Indradhanush' will reach a coverage of almost ninety per cent in next three years.

India tops list of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths

Despite the progress India is making to accelerate immunisation, it remains the country with the highest burden of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths among children under five.

Rural children in India have better immunization rates: Report

Contrary to earlier studies, children in rural India have higher vaccination rates than those in cities and Hindu kids are more likely to get their shots than Muslims, researchers from a leading American university have said.