Speaking at the launch of National Immunization Day (NID) Polio Round 2013 by President Pranab Mukherjee, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Sunday that overcoming the burden of polio cases was a huge challenge to India and
According to official sources on Friday, over 700,000 children will be administered polio drops in a two-round campaign beginning this month in Himachal Pradesh.
More than 5,850 booths, each catering to a population of 125,
Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates met Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and praised India's triumph over polio, even as the software tycoon's foundation is also helping India contain HIV/AIDS. The country has 2.5
The second phase of the Intensive Pulse Polio Immunization campaign was held yesterday. Unofficial statistics suggests that over 4.5 lakh children in Chennai were administered the polio drops. The last phase was held in February.
The Nationwide Immunization campaign for Polio will start Sunday in which more than 17 crore children of less than 5 years of age will be given polio drops.
With India reporting no polio cases last year, Health Minister Ghulam