02 Aug New Initiatives Help India Achieve Improved Coverage and Quality of Immunization
Press Information Bureau, Government of India
The Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that several new initiatives have helped India achieve improved coverage and quality of immunization. Shri Azad was addressing the High Level Ministerial Meeting of South East Asia Region on Increasing and Sustaining Immunization Coverage in New Delhi today. Health Ministers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar and Nepal are attending the two-day Conference. The World Health Organization has declared 2012 as the Year of Intensification for Routine Immunization in the South East Asia Region.