India’s Universal Immunisation Programme is the Largest in the World
Targetting 26 Million Children and 30 Million Pregnant Women
Nearly 9 Million routine Immunization Sessions are Organized reach Year. saving lives of more than 250,000 Children Every Year
The War Against Polio has been Won.
Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus has been eliminated
The universal Immunization Programme has been Instrumental in Keeping India’s Children Safe by Preventing Deaths due to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
However, Measles and Rubella Continue to threaten the Lives of Children in India.
Measles is one of the leading causes of Child deaths and also causes Complications like Pneumonia, Diarrhea and Brain Infection.
49,200 Children succumbed to MEasles in India out of Total 134,200 Measles deaths Globally.
Rubella Infection in Pregnant Women causes Foetal Death or Congenital Defects Known as Congenital Rubella Syndrome.
REVITALIZING ITS EFFORTS TO SAVE LIVES OF CHILDREN IN INDIA
GOVERNMENT F INDIA IS LAUNCHING
THE LARGEST CAMPAIGN TO ELIMINATE
MEASLES AND RUBELLA
Massive efforts to reach 410 million children from 9 months to below 15 years of age. Nearly 80% of the children will be reached through schools and through Vaccination Campaigns in Anganwadi and Health centers Across India.
Universal Coverage will ensure all children and Vaccinated Irrespective of their previous vaccination status or Infection.