TITLE

Validation of neonatal tetanus elimination in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, India, 2008

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Weekly Epidemiological Record;7/2/2010, Vol. 85 Issue 27, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the community-based surveys that were carried out to validate if neonatal tetanus had been eliminated in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in India. It states that the surveys were undertaken by the Immunization Division of the Ministry of Health and Family welfare of the Government of India. It notes the nationwide Expanded Program on Immunization which recommends the provision of 2 doses of tetanus toxoid (TT2) to all pregnant women to prevent neonatal and maternal tetanus.
ACCESSION #
52024277

 

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