IGMPI is conferred with ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017: Our Directors Mr Syed S. Abbas & Mrs Rafat Abedi, Chief Advisor Dr Mahesh Gupta, Advisor Mr Amitabh Srivastava are being honoured by the Chief Guest & Honorable Member of Parliament Dr. Udit Raj

Whose work ideology revolves around its sole vision to make available reliable and efficient professionals to the Industry

Whose work ideology revolves around its sole vision to make available reliable and efficient professionals to the Industry

 

51% mortality reduction from measles witnessed by India

51% mortality reduction from measles witnessed by India

According to a report by the leading health organizations, about 51 % mortality due to measles have been reduced between 2000 and 2015 in India. However, India is still among the six nations accounting for half of infants who did not get vaccinated last year. Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children globally. It can be prevented with two doses of a safe and effective vaccine. It is a highly contagious viral disease that spreads through direct contact and through the air.

India, Congo, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nigeria and Pakistan account for half of the unvaccinated infants and 75 per cent of the measles deaths. Despite a 79 per cent worldwide decrease in measles deaths between 2000 and 2015, nearly 400 children still die from the disease every day.

Among the estimated 20.8 million infants who did not receive a first dose of the measles vaccine (MCV1) through routine immunization services in 2015, approximately 53 per cent were in six countries, including India (3.2 million), Nigeria (3 million), Pakistan (2 million), Indonesia (1.5 million), Ethiopia (0.7 million), and Congo (0.6 million).

Mass measles vaccination campaigns and a global increase in routine measles vaccination coverage saved an estimated 20.3 million young lives between 2000 and 2015, according to UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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