First indigenous vaccine for infant pneumonia approved

News: The Drug Controller General of India(DCGI) has approved the first fully indigenously developed conjugate vaccine for pneumonia developed by the Serum Institute of India,Pune. Facts: Pneumonia: It is an infection in one or both lungs.The infection causes inflammation in the air sacs in your lungs which are called alveoli.The alveoli fill with fluid or… Continue reading First indigenous vaccine for infant pneumonia approved

SAANS aims to reduce child mortality due to Pneumonia

News:Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare(MoHFW) has launched SAANS campaign to reduce child mortality due to pneumonia. Facts: About SAANS campaign: SAANS stands for Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully. The campaign aims to create mass awareness about the most effective solutions for pneumonia prevention like breastfeeding, age appropriate complementary feeding, immunization… Continue reading SAANS aims to reduce child mortality due to Pneumonia