A World Health Organization (WHO) led team of international experts from several countries has affirmed that the National Regulatory Authority of India (NRA) and affiliated institutions meet the WHO published indicators for a functional vaccine regulatory system.
India launches one of the world’s largest vaccination campaigns against Measles and Rubella syndrome with WHO support
India launched one of the world’s largest vaccination campaigns against measles and rubella on 5 February 2017. Measles is a major childhood killer disease and rubella causes congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) that is responsible for irreversible birth defects.
Mr Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and Chairman of The Nippon Foundation visited Chhattisgarh from 1-3 February 2017 to discuss ongoing efforts toward disease control and welfare program for people affected by leprosy and their family members.
WHO Country Office for India in collaboration with National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI), organized a 'National Meeting on Accelerated Plan for Kala-azar Elimination 2017 and National Workshop on Pharmacovigilance for Vector Borne Diseases’, at New Delhi from 2-4 February 2017.
- National Regulatory Authority of India meets WHO international standards for vaccine regulations
- India launches one of the world’s largest vaccination campaigns against Measles and Rubella syndrome with WHO support
- WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination visits Chhattisgarh
- Kala-azar slated for elimination by the end of 2017
National Workshop on Reprioritization of Diseases under Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme
- COP7- India: Seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7)
Advanced in-country workshop on Good Manufacturing Practices for regulatory inspections using Quality Risk Management approach
ICMR- WHO Regional Consultation on National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research involving Human Participants
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