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Overcoming polio burden was huge challengefor India: AzadPresident Pranab Mukherjee launching the nationwide polio roundby...
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Polio challenge far from over

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Polio challenge far from over

  1. 1. Overcoming polio burden was huge challengefor India: AzadPresident Pranab Mukherjee launching the nationwide polio roundby administering polio drops to an infant at Rashtrapati Bhavan inNew Delhi on Sunday. Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is alsoseen.Polio: A challenge far from overIndia may have won the battle against polio but the war is far from over. Havingachieved two full polio-free year, the key challenge now is to ensure anyresidual or imported poliovirus in the country is rapidly detected andeliminated.Let us focus on the AFP surveillance system and delivery of quality RI services.
  2. 2. The challenge is also to ensure all children up to 5 years continue to take OPV atevery available opportunity (during polio campaigns and routineimmunisations)It is now time to renew and reinforce our efforts in delivering quality Routineimmunization services

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