HOUSTON: Harmful particulate matter in the atmosphere may lead to birth defects and even fatalities during pregnancy, according to a study conducted in mice.
Progress has been made towards achieving global and regional immunization targets in the African Region. The introduction of new vaccines in Africa has been a major success, gathering pace with Gavi support.
MUMBAI: Over a dozen fresh cases of suspected measles have been detected in children from two city wards.
The awareness created for the polio vaccine with the help of the community must extend to other vaccines, said paediatricians
India has 2.9 million children who have missed out on the first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 despite over 80 per cent of immunisation coverage, the UNICEF said on Thursday.
The Somali government, the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) had kicked off a national polio immunization campaign aiming to reach
Thane: In order to meet the 100 per cent target of MR vaccination, the civic health authorities have decided to visit each and every household so that not a single child is missed from being vaccin
No fewer than 1.13 million children are expected to be vaccinated against polio in the ongoing four-day house-to-house immunisation exercise in Adamawa.
Four lakh children took the polio drops against the target of 4.8 lakhs in Hyderabad district.
South Africa is part of a 'pariah' group of countries that are not certified polio-free, thanks to weaknesses in our surveillance and vaccination programme.
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio