KATHMANDU, March 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav, has issued a video message urging all parents and guardians to ensure their children receive vaccinations against measles and rubella during the government's ongoing vaccination campaign.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Over 40,000 children below five years of age who were left out of the Expanded Programme on Immunization Campaign launched by the Ministry of Health and Population have been administered vaccines, according to the Department of Health Services.

MAHENDRANAGAR, May 15: As many as 39,258 women and men have so far received vaccines against COVID-19 in Kanchanpur during its campaign for 'booster dose'.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Government of Israel has dispatched over half a million syringes to support immunization efforts in Nepal. This is in addition to the earlier contribution to support the Government of Nepal to fight against COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Rukum (East), the youngest district of Nepal, has been declared the 62nd fully-vaccinated district.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received the coronavirus jab as the government opened its vaccination program for the wider population.

KATHMANDU, March 7: The second phase of the nationwide immunization against coronavirus is beginning today. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is inaugurating the second phase of the immunization campaign by taking a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Chief of the Child Health and Vaccination Unit under the Department of Health Service, Dr Jhalak Sharma Gautam.

TORONTO, March 2: Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization released new guidelines on Monday that advise against vaccinating people who are 65 years and older with AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, citing lack of information about efficacy in that age group.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Ncell Private Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and UNICEF is supporting the government for the National Measles Rubella (MR) Campaign 2020. The government aims to immunize over 3 million children across the country between the ages of 9 months to 5 years as a part of this much anticipated campaign.

Immunization for better health

February 13, 2020 10:01 am

Why do parents choose not to vaccinate their children against measles and rubella? Why do they fail to complete the second dose?

ALBANY, June 14: New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.

To inspire confidence in the power and safety of vaccines, UNICEF is using the hashtag #VaccinesWork for the global campaign, centred around World Immunization Week, which runs from 24 to 30 April.

KATHMANDU, September 11: Government has deployed members of child health care teams in various 16 districts across Terai region to further streamline the intensified immunization program.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The Ministry of Health (MoH) is planning to relocate the promoted health staffers after their protests reportedly affected the polio immunization program in 15 districts.

MAHENDRANAGAR (Dhanusha), Feb 17: National immunization program including feeding medicine of elephantiasis and polio drop have been affected due to agitation of health workers across the nation including Dhanusha demanding implementation of the act.