The programme for children will include oral polio vaccine, HPV vaccines to protect against cervical cancer, deworming for children, and provision of Vitamin A supplements.
The state government noted that the vaccination exercise would raise the immunity of children against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Rotavirus commonly causes severe, watery diarrhea and vomiting in infants and young children. Children may become dehydrated and need to be hospitalized and can even die.
UNICEF calls for increased funding, especially as children are the most affected.
New research using lab-grown brain organoids reveals distinct pathways to autism, driven by brain size, potentially aiding diagnosis and treatment.
Non-profit organization introduces Pediatric Radiation Oncology (Virtual) Course (PedROC) to bridge gaps in sub-saharan Africa.
The agency has called on nursing mothers to exclusively breastfeed their babies. It also called for better breastfeeding-friendly policies in the workplace to ensure that working mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies
Recent research published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health shows that annually, 14 billion liters of breast milk that…
The research involved 5276 infants and found a nearly fourfold increased risk of asthma in children with food allergies.
Citing that the first 1,000 days of a child’s life, a critical stage, determine their cognitive and physical growth as well as their survival.
A new analysis from UNICEF, show that 190 Millions children across 10 African countries face the highest risk from inadequate WASH facilities, related diseases, and climate hazards.