The successful pulse polio drives in India.
Health by Arup GhoshFeb 05, 2014
In 1995, the World Health Organisation (WHO)
launched the pulse polio immunization programme, with the aim of making the
world polio-free by the year 2000. Poliomyelitis is a disease that makes
affected muscles weak, wasted and paralysed, leading to disability.
Live attenuated oral polio vaccines were found suitable for WHO’s
programme. Children up to the age of five were taken into consideration. In
India, the government using NGO infrastructure to mobilise all available
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