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Oct 22, 2019
2:20PM

Govt will soon achieve goal of Universal Immunization: Harsh Vardhan

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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said, the Government will soon achieve its goal of Universal Immunization of children. The Minister said that, at present, up to 90 per cent of children in India are being given free immunization, but the country's goal is to bring all children under the purview of the Universal Immunization Programme. He was briefing the media in New Delhi today in the run-up to the government's celebration of the Pulse Polio Immunization Programme's Silver Jubilee, which will be held on the 31st of this month. 

The Minister said that, in the early 90s, India saw over two lakh cases of polio annually, but, after the polio eradication programme was launched in 1994, India attained polio-free status over the course of the next two decade due to concentrated efforts and collaboration of the government, international partners, civil society, health workers and millions of volunteers.

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