World Immunization Week

  • Immunize to prevent 14 lakh under 5 children death every year April 24, 2014

    Every day, more than 3500 children die in India from preventable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhoea, malnutrition and birth complications. This World Immunization Week I find myself struggling to accept that so many children continue to die when we have the tools to protect them. Health is featured in the manifestos of...
  • Human health is not a priority for our government: Dr T Jacob John April 26, 2013

    The week between April 24 and April 30 is marked as World Immunization Week. India has already weeded out Polio but several other lifethreatening diseases remain. What should be the next priorities? Virologist and pediatrician Dr. Jacob John shared his perspective with IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. ...