nationwide immunisation drive

Union health ministry will launch the second phase of nationwide immunisation drive in the second week of December.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Health ministry’s intensified immunisation drive to reach 90% children

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 09:29 PM IST
About 87% children are covered under the government’s universal immunisation programme (UIP), which is a significant jump from the national average of 70% in 2014.
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