Navigation Links
Polio Cases In The Country

As of 17th April 2007, total cases of Polio reported globally are 111 out of which 31 cases are from India and 54 are from Nigeria. The number of polio cases reported// during the last three years, State wise can be seen at Annexure-I.

To control the circulation of wild polio virus following action are being taken:

? Two full NID rounds implemented in January and February 2007

? One SNID implemented in UP, Bihar and in other high risk States/ districts in March and April 2007. Mop up rounds have been implemented in the areas with recent reporting of polio cases like Andhra Pradesh & Maharashtra on 18th of March 2007 using mOPV1.

? One additional immunization round has been implemented in 17th endemic districts of Bihar on 8th April 2007

? mOPV1 is being used in endemic States/districts during the SIAs

? In order to control Type 3 virus circulation, mOPV3 were used in 4 Western UP districts during March SNID

? The SNID in May 2007 will be implemented in UP and Bihar other venerable States

Increased programmatic focus has been given to the endemic States like UP and Bihar for ensuring highest quality of Supplementary Immunization Activity (SIAs) like:

? Increasing government ownership through better involvement of State and District administrative machinery

? Deploying high level officials from UP and Bihar to monitor PPI activities

? Increased focus on mechanisms to reduce missed children in west UP

? Improving vaccination team performance by re-training vaccinators and supervisors to improve their interpersonal communication skills.

? Improving community participation by expanding the social mobilisation network by increased deployment of social mobilization coordinators in West UP districts

? Involving ASHA as member of vaccination team and she will also mobilize the missed children for vaccinatio n during monthly Health day in the village

? Involvement of religious leaders, Panchayats and celebrities for community awareness and mobilization for vaccination.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Smt. Panabaka in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

Source-PIB/V
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Intense Fight Against Polio In India Gets Results
2. Only 30 Polio Cases Reported In India
3. Polio Fears Raised In Canada
4. More Polio Vaccination programs Planned for Indonesia
5. The Slow And Steady Race To Eradicate Polio Offers Hope
6. Bihar Health Officials Worried As Polio Cases Soar
7. Polio Continues To Haunt India
8. Somalia Hit By Poliomyelitis
9. WHO Kick Starts Polio Immunization Drive in Somalia
10. Minister Suspends 13 Officials For Pulse Polio Laxity
11. Polio Strikes Again
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have ... many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has ... period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, actor Rob ... sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational ... and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... CitiDent and San Francisco dentists, Dr. ... Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 million Americans are estimated to suffer ... Oral appliances can offer significant relief to about 75 percent of people with ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... leader in post-acute health care, have expanded their existing home health joint venture ... , AccentCare has been operating a joint venture home health company with Asante, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... On Saturday, October 21, the Health & ... by Moonlight to raise money for the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Teams of ... will work together to keep their treadmills moving for 5 hours. Treadmills will start ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017 OBP Medical , ... medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from ... (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) to ... surgical retractor with integrated LED light source and ... and exposure of a tissue pocket or cavity ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... The Rebound mobile app is poised to become a vital ... prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users to develop an ... their dosage in a safe, controlled manner while maximizing well-being. ... 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy 3 months of ... ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... 25, 2017   Montrium , an industry ... today—from the IQPC Trial Master Files & Inspection ... that EastHORN Clinical Services has selected eTMF ... TMF management. EastHORN, a leading European contract research ... increase transparency to enable greater collaboration with sponsors, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: