Immunization Program Management

Vaccination takes the mobile route

Vaccination takes the mobile route

 

August 1, 2013 -- The health ministry Thursday launched a mobile health care system which will help vaccinate children at their doorsteps to protect them from life-threatening diseases. Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad launched the 'National Teeka Express' in Alwar, Rajasthan.

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Pfizer splits itself in three

Pfizer splits itself in three

 

July 30, 2013 -- Pfizer has unveiled plans to internally carve up its business into three different sections, in a move designed maximise the value of its entire portfolio. The drug giant said that from January next year, it will house two separate 'innovative' business units and a ' value' one, with each operating in both emerging and established markets.

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WHO supports routine vaccination campaign with vaccinators' training

WHO supports routine vaccination campaign with vaccinators' training

 

July 31, 2013 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has trained until now in  Luanda about 490 health professionals so as to guarantee the routine vaccination campaign  dubbed “Pneumo13, opened on Tuesday in Maianga urban district.

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[Hepatitis B] Vaccination for newborns in W. Pacific region up 85 percent: WHO

[Hepatitis B] Vaccination for newborns in W. Pacific region up 85 pct: WHO

 

MANILA -- July 28, 2013 -- The Western Pacific Region achieved an 85 percent increase in vaccination against hepatitis B infections for newborns and a 90 percent increase in three-dose coverage in the 1990-2011 period, the World Health Organization said on Sunday.

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Zambia Launches HPV Vaccination Program

Zambia Launches HPV Vaccination Program

 

July 24, 2013--Zambia continues a roll out of an HPV vaccination program which began in May at selected primary schools in the country. The intention is to immunize school girls between the ages of 9-11 against human papillomavirus. Zambia's cervical cancer rates are amongst the highest in the world. Read more here.

 

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