In 3.5 years of Yogi govt, Encephalitis deaths reduced by 95%, CM says it can be wiped out in another 2 years
The BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, which used to see 500-600 cases of hospitalization of children afflicted with Encephalitis in the month of August since the last 40 years, has now seen only 86 cases in August this year.
The United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) had praised the Uttar Pradesh government led by CM Yogi Adityanath for successfully immunising all children of the state against Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.
UN report says India’s infant mortality rates lowest in five years, four-fold decline in gender gap in girl child survival
UNICEF's India chief says countrywide efforts in healthcare, newborn care and immunisation has been instrumental in bringing down infant death rates in the country.
He urged Shabana Azmi to call out the Muslim community for the orthodoxy and anti-vaccination propaganda.
UNICEF India praises Yogi govt for immunising every child in the state against Japanese Encephalitis
The Dastak programme was launched in collaboration with the UNICEF to help eradicate Japanese Encephalitis from the state