To launch eight-day-long campaign from tomorrow as part of measles-rubella vaccination drive

NAINITAL: Around 21 students of Vijaypur Inter College, a government-aided school in Kanda village of Kumaon’s Bageshwar district were admitted to the district hospital late on Tuesday after compla

Dehradun: After noting a dip in total immunisation percentage in Uttarakhand to 58% in the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) IV, the state health department has decided to increase the ambit of

Stephen Gatliah Kuay, a county health supervisor, said on Wednesday that seven of the 10 children died before reaching the area health facility.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said 147 cases of measles have been recorded in Kwara between January and August, this year.

An increase in the number of laboratory-confirmed measles cases has been observed in Ethekwini and Umgungundlovu districts from July 2017. Photo by Drew Hays on Unsplash

The fact that so many children brought to BRD suffer from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), says Dr K S Reddy of the Public Health Foundation of India, shows that primary and secondary care are la

WHO urgently requires US$ 6.8 million to scale up its response activities in Somalia and conduct a measles immunization campaign for 4.2 million children in November 2017.WHO urgently requires US$

LONDON - Bhutan and the Maldives have eliminated measles, becoming the first countries in their region to eliminate the highly infectious disease that is a major child killer globally, the World He

Malawi Government is targeting over 10 million children in 2017 Measles-rubella vaccine campaign which is set for 12 to 16 June this year.

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