When you visit your baby's doctor for the first time, he or she educates you about the vaccines your child would need. The thought of so many painful injections every few weeks/months hurting your precious baby is heart
As per a recent WHO study, the death rates from measles went down by 74 percent between 2000 and 2010, below the targeted 90%, due to deaths in India and Africa where the virus kills thousands a year. Regular measles outbreaks
Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children even though a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available.
In 2010, there were 139 300 measles deaths globally – nearly 380 deaths every day or
Today, the partners leading efforts to control measles announce a new global strategy aimed at reducing measles deaths and congenital rubella syndrome to zero.
The announcement comes with the publication of new data using a
Drug resistance, financial constraints and inadequate public awareness threaten to reverse the gains achieved in malaria control in the past decade, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Monday, seeking more funds to control
In our earlier posts, we discussed about vaccines and why we need them, the ones recommended by the Government and the other optional ones. Now we discuss some of the things you should bear in mind when you are taking your child
To underscore the importance of immunization in saving lives, and to encourage families to vaccinate their children against deadly diseases WHO is uniting countries across the globe for a week of vaccination campaigns, public
The World Health Organisation (WHO), which is observing the year of intensification of routine immunisation in Southeast Asia, has said the region will adopt a more aggressive strategy to address the issue of low