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01 May 2015

Immunisation gives children chance to live life to full potential

Source: Hindustan Times

The government of India’s Mission Indradhanush has the potential to be a real game changer for child health in India. Its ambitious goal is to reduce the number of children who die or get sick by increasing access to vaccines. But can a country that is currently home to 6.9 million under-immunised children — a third of the world’s total — really reach a point where 90% of its infants are fully immunised, and all within just five years?

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