JAIPUR: The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (or eVIN) rolled out by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in October 2015 across all districts of Rajasthan, is helping the state health

The World Health Organization declared India – among other 10 countries in South East Region – as ‘polio-free’ in 2014. Since then, the Government of India (GoI) has scaled up its initiatives against polio endgame which targets virus eradication and sequential withdrawal of type 2 virus from oral polio vaccine (OPV). However, prior to choosing the switch from trivalent OPV (t-OPV) to bivalent OPV (b-OPV), it was suggested to include inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) in the national immunization schedule to protect vaccine naïve population against type 2 poliovirus.

This paper examines the extent to which the three key underlying determinants of nutrition -- food security; adequate caregiving resources at the maternal, household, and community levels; and access to health services and a safe and hygienic environment -- on their own and interactively are correlated with nutrition outcomes, such as height-for

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Integrated Child Development Services Scheme, 29/07/2016. Ministry of Women and Child Development is administering the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.

The blood samples collected from disease-affected under-weight children in Nagada village in Jajpur district have tested positive for Immunoglobulin M (IgM) confirming prevalence of measles.

PIL Wants Info From Each Of 3 Centres

CHENNAI: Six months after the union health ministry ushered in injectable polio vaccine, Tamil Nadu has introduced it in its routine immunization.

Nothing alarming about vaccine-derived polio virus, says Union Health Minister

The Health Ministry on Wednesday said that a special immunisation drive needs to be taken up in Hyderabad and Rangareddy districts of Telangana, following reports that polio virus (P2 strain) has r

The National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), the fourth in the NFHS series, provides information on population, health and nutrition for India and each State / Union territory. NFHS-4, for the first time, provides district-level estimates for many important indicators.