Medindia
Advertisement

Third Round of Immunization Program Begins in Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on June 7, 2015 at 8:26 AM

Third Round of Immunization Program Begins in Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh
The Ghaziabad district health department along with UNICEF and WHO, launched the third round of the immunization program, named Mission Indradhanush, for children and pregnant on Saturday, June 6, 2015, informed the district immunization officer. The program would deal with diseases like tuberculosis, hepatitis and polio.

Addressing media persons at the district chief medical officer's office, immunization officer Vishal Singh said, "The international agencies, UNICEF and WHO, selected 201 districts from across the country for the vaccination program. Out of 201 districts, 40 districts fall in Uttar Pradesh."
Advertisement

The immunization program would last for seven days and vaccines would be administered to children from age zero to two years. In the first round, which started on April 1, 2015, 22,546 children were vaccinated. A total of 21,639 children were administered vaccination in the second round which started on May 1, 2015.

Officials from UNICEF and WHO also attended this press conference.

Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
News Category
What's New on Medindia
Stroop Effect
Plant-Based Diet may Reduce the Risk of COVID-19
Lower Respiratory Tract Infections Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
View all

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

More News on:
Adult Immunization Top 10 Vaccine Myths Debunked 

Recommended Reading
Vaccination for Children
Vaccines are biological products that impart immunity to the recipient. Vaccines may be live ......
WHO: Protect Yourself and Your Child With Vaccination
Celebrated annually in the last week of April, World Immunization Week promotes the use of vaccines ...
Childhood Vaccinations-Why Are They So Important?
Know why it's extremely important to get your child vaccinated. Read on......
Should Acetaminophen be Given Routinely After Vaccination in Infants?
Acetaminophen post vaccination in infants cannot be recommended due to its very low incidence of ......
Adult Immunization
Adult immunization is needed for adults whose mandatory childhood vaccines were either missed out or...
Top 10 Vaccine Myths Debunked
Childhood vaccination has saved many lives, yet lots more has to be done to increase awareness and e...

Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

© All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2021

This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use