India's vaccination coverage to prevent rotavirus infection, a leading cause of severe diarrhoea in young children, was the lowest among the 15 countries which introduced it last year, a new report said. It also pointed out that India lost over 2.6 lakh children under five years from pneumonia and diarrhoea in 2016.

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat is once again witnessing an alarming surge in the number of swine flu cases — an average 200 patients are waging a morbid fight with the viral fever admitted in hospitals spread

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has made a business case for how it plans to support immunisation in Africa.

Gurgaon: The health department has vaccinated 3,500 children in the entire district under the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) drive, thus achieving a target of 100 per cent.

Jaipur: From March, children of the state will get a shield to protect themselves from fatal pneumococcal pneumonia.

Most child deaths in India occur from treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and complications at birth.

JOHANNESBURG – The World Health Organization (WHO) says one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard leading to tens of thousands of deaths.

Approximately 10.5% of medicines in low and middle income countries including India are sub-standard and falsified, said WHO in this report.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Monday launched a policy on prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance to help promote prudent use of antimicrobial agents.

Nigeria failed to meet targets for pneumonia and diarrhoea prevention and treatment, according to a progress report by the International Vaccine Access Centre (IVAC).

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