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).
CHENNAI: Although pneumonia kills one child under five every two minutes in India, the disease is preventable -through vaccines, healthy lifestyle and timely medical intervention -say doctors from
Save the Children International, in collaboration with Lagos State Government and other human interest organisations have launched a global report on Pneumonia.
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