Ravi Kiran, a cute little 4 year old boy had just moved in to my neighbourhood. It took only a few months to start loving him. Believe me, he was such a talkative boy for his age. One day when
India along with 10 other countries was certified as “polio free” nation on the 27th March of 2014. It has been five years since the last confirmed case of polio in our country. A simple sentence for a foreigner, but
The last case of polio in India was reported in 2011 in Howrah district of West Bengal. Thereafter no polio case has been reported in our country. On 27th March, 2014, India was declared as a “non-endemic” country for polio.
Vaccines are by all means one of the most important achievements of Public health care in the whole planet. Immunization is the process of fortifying an individual’s immune system against an immunogen (antigen/agent causing the disease). UPDATE : As newer
Vaccinating your children against “vaccine preventable diseases” is one of the first step to be taken by all parents to provide a healthy life for their loved ones. But, most of the time, the busy working parent forgets about the
Responsible parens take their children to the nearest hospital for vaccination. Vaccines are readily available there. The only thing that bothers the parents is about the injections being painful and the possibility of developing fever after taking the shot. Has
It was around 11:00 in the morning and I was walking with our team of health workers. The Sun was not kind enough that day and still we had to go to this house which was not accessible by road.