Vaccination guidelines for pregnant women before, during and post-pregnancy

A pregnant woman and her unborn child need to be protected from various infections and illnesses; vaccination could be one of the ways to protect both the mother and the baby. It is important for a woman to be informed on what vaccinations should be taken and when

Vaccination guidelines for pregnant women before, during and post-pregnancyThe immune system becomes weak during pregnancy, as it supports the growing foetus; this increases the risk of the mother catching an infection along with the baby. If a mother has a strong immunity, it helps create the baby’s first line of resistance to fight against uncertain maladies. Not only does vaccination protect the woman […]

MR vaccine campaign: 84% target competed in Maharashtra, so far

So far, around 2.60 crores children have been vaccinated through the state’s measles-rubella vaccination campaign. Presently, 84 per cent of children in state have been vaccinated in Maharashtra

MR vaccine campaign: 84% target competed in Maharashtra, so farMoreover, three districts in the state, namely Nashik, Osamanabad, and Pune, have achieved the goal of 100 per cent immunisation. Rural areas in the districts of Kolhapur, Bhadara, Dhule, Nashik, Satara, Wardha, Ahmednagar, Hingoli, Gadchiroli, Latur, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nanded, Jalgaon, Parbhani, and Thane have crossed 90 per cent of the vaccination drive. Each year, around […]

Mumbai: BMC and state govt launches largest vaccination against measles and rubella

In Mumbai and Maharashtra, this campaign will be launched on November 27, 2018. During this campaign, 30 lakhs children will be vaccinated in Mumbai

Mumbai: BMC and state govt launches largest vaccination against measles and rubellaThe Government of India has set a goal to eliminate measles and control rubella syndrome by the year 2020. India launched one of the world’s largest vaccination campaign against measles-rubella on February 05, 2017. Till date, the campaign is completed in 28 states and more than 13 crore children (between 9 months and 15 years […]

Maharashtra teams up with World Health Organization to start statewide Rubella vaccination campaign

While speaking about the vaccination drive in the state, Dr Deepak Sawant accepted that the state government is finding it difficult to carry out vaccination drives in small towns. He urged WHO, to team up with Maharashtra government and help, the state to take vaccination to the grass-root level in 15 tribal districts

Maharashtra teams up with World Health Organization to start statewide Rubella vaccination campaignTo eradicate Rubella measles which is an infection carried by the rubella virus, from Maharashtra, the state government has teamed up with the World Health Organization. Maharashtra is set to start a massive statewide vaccination campaign against Rubella measles beginning from Feb 2018. State Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said, “Children aged between 9 months […]