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Immunisation to prevent cot deaths

A scientific study has suggested that immunisation can protect against cot deaths in babies.Sudden in...t author Peter Fleming said "Our data suggest that immunisation does not contribute to the risk of sudden infant death syndrome and may protect againstit." Althou...

Meningitis C vaccine a cost-effective success

... in young people up to the age of 19. Before the immunisation programme’s introduction in December 1998, meningitis C affected approximately 1,190 children resulting in at least 88 deaths each year. The researchers say the annual cost to the health service of treating these cases was around £4.88 million. The t...

Chicken-Pox vaccine not fool proof

...ic of debate in the US — should be used at all, as immunisation just pushes the disease into adulthood when it could take a more severe form. Adults whose childhood immunity has worn off could be in trouble later age as it increases their vulnerability to the disease, say experts. ‘‘The findings do raise some ...

New Four- in- one Vaccine For DTP & Hepatitis To Hit The Indian Market

...ion vaccine serves to fulfill a part the universal immunisation schedule against DTP and Hepatitis B and saves rep...ear and over 30 million of them do not receive any immunisation against basic childhood infections. Three million of these children die at an early age. The main ta...

Encephalitis Claims 131 lives in Uttar Pradesh

...". According to Kushwaha: "There is no system of immunisation against encephalitis, even though its vaccine is m...the serious issue of deaths, we will look into the immunisation aspect later," said Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Jaiveer Singh. "We have already taken punitive a...

Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme

...include Hepatitis B vaccination under its national immunisation programme// as it has been emerging as a "problem greater than AIDS." Addressing the valedictory function of an Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-World Health Organisation (WHO) organised training workshop on laboratory diagnosis of leptospi...

Bill Gates to Fund £28m for Malaria researc

...dhood vaccines, it can be introduced into Africa's immunisation programme by around 2011. Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) Project: Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) will be receiving a grant £56.1m for developing new malaria drugs. The project would aim at producing affordable and more effective drugs...

$35 billion needed globally for immunization

..., the poorest countries finance one-third of their immunisation expenses on an average. Of the estimated $35 bi... The introduction of new vaccines in the national immunisation programs of poor nations has seen the expenditure rise from $2.5 per child from $5, he said. In the ...

Health bonds to immunize the poor

... include supporting new vaccines and strengthening immunisation services. The aim is to disburse funds which will ... are able to take on a greater proportion of their immunisation expenses, it is in the interest of resource-rich countries to cover some of the long-term costs. In ...

More Funds Are Required For Immunisation Drive

...more lives can be saved through maternal and child immunisation at a cost of US$ 1 billion between 2006-2015, acco...NICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO). The immunisation projects in the poor countries of the world cost US$ 2.5 billion, which should be raised to US$ 3.5 ...

Bihar Health Officials Worried As Polio Cases Soar

... five years were given polio drops in a nationwide immunisation programme. Senior health officials of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), which along with the central government launched the polio vaccination programme in 1995 in the country, are worried at the ...

Will Baby Jabs Play Truant? NHS Says “No”, Alternate Systems in Plae

...stems to resolve the problems within the childhood immunisation record keeping processes. The present circumstances do not compromise the delivery of the childhood immunisation programme or public health. Every GP holds detailed patient records which include information about ...

Death Due To Measles Plummet By About 50% Following WHO Campaign

...lso. Hence they are planning to increase measles immunisation coverage in that region to at least 90 %. The measles virus is one of the most contagious diseases and if combined with malnourishment and left untreated will be very fatal. It can also result in various deadly complications such as pneumonia, diar...

Generous Donation by US Helps to Curb the Outbreak of Measles in Fiji

...said that teams would go door-to-door to carry out immunisation of children from six weeks to six months old. The American Ambassador Larry Dinger said child health and welfare was top priority and the vaccines would ensure they were maintained. A temporary clinic was set up at Epworth Arcade, Suva to immunize ch...

The Myth about MMR Vaccine

...00 and claimed the lives of three children and the immunisation was as low as 66% in north Dublin, the epicentre o...truggling to convince parents that the benefits of immunisation outweigh any perceived risk. This research undermined public confidence. Cotter believes that the re...

Promotion of Pneumococcal Vaccine Slow in Europe

...occal conjugate vaccine will be added to childhood immunisation programmes from this year, pointing out the "immen... vaccine will be include in the national childhood immunisation programme from April 2006. . "Restricting pneumococcal immunisation to children who have a serious...

Nurses To Take On More Work Usually Done By GP’

...de under Medicare by expanding their scheme beyond immunisation and wound management. Mr Abbott said, that at the moment under Medicare, the nurses can only immunise and treat wounds if they are going to claim a rebate for their services unaided by a doctor, What he wanted he said was a greater range of services ...

Kenyan Children at Risk of Measles

...ety plans to take part in the government-organized immunisation campaigns in the districts of Marsabit, Garissa, Wajir, Mandera, Tana River, Isiolo and Nairobi/Kibera where outbreaks of the disease has been reported. This is the first phase of the campaign, from 29th April to 5th May 2006, that would serve as an...

Uttar Pradesh To Prepone The Japanese Encephalitis Immunisation Drive

...t has decided to prepone the Japanese Encephalitis immunisation drive. This has caused displeasure among the healt...d further analysis. It has been decided that the immunisation campaign scheduled to take place on June 18 is to be undertaken on May 15, 2006 itself. 5.2 million ...

Fresh Polio Cases Reported In Uttar Pradesh

...high density of population, lacunae in the routine immunisation programme and largescale malnutrition were identif...s in both planning and implementation of the polio immunisation programme in the state. Uttar Pradesh is the only Indian state, besides Bihar, where cases of poli...

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