London: A top British University is planning to undertake a new research study looking at ethics, policy and practice concerning polio immunisation in India. University of Birmingham is working with Ravenshaw University in the eastern Indian state of Orissa on the new research project, a press release by the University said.
Although India has been removed from the list of polio endemic countries, misconceptions still remain around polio vaccination within the country, the release said.
The two-year project will gather relevant empirical evidence about attitudes to polio vaccination campaigns in Orissa from three key groups - parents, community workers and those involved in planning and implementing the campaign, such as government officials, it said.
03:19 AM, Jul 14, 2012