Tag: india

A shot at tackling childhood pneumonia in India

Dr. Mangla Sood, State Immunization Officer, Himachal Pradesh Looking out over India from the north-west Himalayas, Mandi was the perfect setting for an historic day for public health last week, whose consequences will reach across the whole...

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This week in vaccines: 5th February 2017

This week had a promising start as footballers endorsed vaccination at the Africa Cup of Nations, and leaders from across the African continent united in their support of access to immunisation for all...

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Don’t let polio flatter to deceive

Jim Calverley, Parliamentary Advocacy Officer (Child Health), RESULTS UK Photo: Abhishek Bali/ACTION Over the past decade, 10 billion doses of Oral Polio Vaccine have been given to 2.5 billion children, preventing an estimated 3.5 million of cases of...

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This week in vaccines: 10th April 2016

This week in vaccines 10th April 2016 This week health workers of all kinds, including those on the front lines of immunisation, were celebrated as part of World Health Workers...

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This week in vaccines: 3rd April 2016

This week in vaccines 3rd April 2016 As the World Health Organisation declared that Ebola was no longer a public health emergency of international concern, a new case was confirmed in Liberia and experts warned that complacency was a threat to completing work on the...

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