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 life-threatening 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. ...