‘Stomach flu’ vaccine prevents type 1 diabetes in children, study finds  

The authors of the current study looked at almost 1.5 million insurance records of American children born after 2001, who were followed for periods ranging from 1 to 16.5 years, depending on their year of birth and registration with the insurance firm. Among completely immunised children, the risk of type 1 diabetes went down by […]

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‘Vaccination awareness reaching to the remotest region, is the blockbuster of my life,’ says Kareena Kapoor

The campaign aims to build a robust campaign aimed at spreading awareness on the importance and benefits of immunisation among the masses. In devoting her time to son Taimur Ali Khan while juggling a flourishing career in films, Kareena Kapoor Khan has rewritten the rules of modern parenting and become an inspiration to working mothers […]

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Immunisation: ‘She’ is safeguarding the health of the next generation

Geeta Varma, an ASHA worker from Himachal Pradesh’s, Mandi district represents the face of around 12 lakh Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers in India. These workers go beyond their call of duty, when it comes to saving precious lives. Their role could be different, but their aim is one – to save a life. […]

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2017 witnessed highest global immunisation, reports WHO

Immunisation is a building block of strong primary healthcare and universal health coverage. The report published by the WHO published on Monday, 16 July states that, last year registered highest immunisation in the world than in any other year. When more children are being immunised worldwide than ever before; an estimated 19.9 million children under […]

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‘We walk miles and miles, just to ensure that no kid is left unimmunised’

‘We walk miles and miles, just to ensure that no kid is left unimmunised’

As an soldier fights to protect his motherland from an enemy on the border, as a policemen who safeguards the citizens from criminals, as a fire brigade personnel who risks his life to save someone else, our health workers also play a similar role in their battles with the deadly diseases to ensure that the […]

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