Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Monday launched the multi-media campaign for 'Mission Indradhanush' - the project which aims to cover all children who are either unvaccinated or are partially vaccinated against seven vaccine preventable diseases by 2020.
Swine flu vaccine 'dries up' in Kashmir, doctors at risk
Srinagar: Top health officials in Kashmir Valley on Sunday admitted that there was no swine flu vaccine available in any hospital of the region, where four persons have died and at least 109 are being treated for the disease.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday launched the second phase of pulse polio immunisation drive in the state by administering polio drops to a child at Jwalamukhi in Kangra district.
As health systems across the world are trying to increase vaccination levels, a study has suggested that it is critical to understand how to address vaccine hesitancy and counter myths about vaccine safety.
Introduction of four new vaccines in India's national immunisation programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country's major health battles and reduce the child mortality rate, Melinda Gates said Thursday.
Lack of staff and proper co-ordination between the health department and the administration in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region is hampering the vaccination drive for displaced children, media reported Monday.
Breastfeeding is the most effective and inexpensive "life-safer" for newborns as well as their first immunisation and it supports the child`s ability to learn while helping prevent obesity and chronic diseases later in life.