Frangeline is aged two but weighs no more than a four-month-old -- the terrible result of her battle with measles, which is cutting a deadly swathe through Madagascar.

The study estimates that vaccination and screening could result in cervical cancer being eliminated as a public health problem, with average rates across countries falling to less than 4 cases per

In line with the Government of India’s deep commitment towards elimination of viral hepatitis, the “National Action Plan – Viral Hepatitis” was launched by Union Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare. Viral hepatitis is recognized as an important public health problem across the world.

The High Court on January 22 had made it clear to the Delhi government that the risks of administering measles and rubella vaccine have to be indicated in its advertisements if the drive has to be

Refusal or hesitation to get vaccination against deadly diseases despite availability of vaccines is seen as one of the top threats to public health, according to World Health Organisation (WHO).

Teachers have been told to be part of the vaccination teams, along with the designated health workers, and to create awareness and sensitisation regarding the vaccine among students and parents in

Currently, immunisation against hepatitis B requires injectable vaccines, with the first booster shot after one month, and the second after six months.

LUCKNOW: The measles and rubella vaccination campaign is finally reaching Uttar Pradesh.

Measles elimination is greatly under threat, with cases increasing from 19-25 cases per million people. With outbreaks occurring in the Americas, the Eastern Mediterranean, Europe and South-East Asia, measles is now once again endemic in all WHO regions says this 2018 assessment report of the Global Vaccine Action Plan

The World Health Organisation has listed Delhi under the worst places in the world due to its high pollution levels.

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