Manisha Arora

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BACKGROUND New vaccine introduction is important to decrease morbidity and mortality in India. The goal of this study was to identify perceptions that are associated with administration of four selected vaccines for prevention of Japanese encephalitis (JE), typhoid fever, influenza and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. METHODS A random sample of 785(More)
INTRODUCTION According to the World Health Organization in 2008, pneumonia accounted for 20% of deaths and diarrheal diseases accounted for 13% of deaths among children under 5 in India. Vaccines are available for Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)), Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib vaccine), and rotavirus. Barriers to(More)
Although India was removed from the list of polio endemic countries in January 2012, maintaining the focus on polio vaccination is critically important to prevent reintroduction of the virus. In 2009-2010, we conducted a study to assess the attitudes and practices of frontline health workers in India regarding polio immunization in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.(More)
BACKGROUND India has some of the lowest immunization rates in the world. The objective of this study was to determine the attitudes and practices of pediatricians and physicians working in primary health centers (PHCs) regarding routine immunization and identify correlates of missed opportunities to vaccinate children. We focused on Uttar Pradesh and Bihar,(More)
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to compare attitudes and perceptions of primary health center (PHC) physicians and pediatricians in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar toward polio disease, immunization, and eradication, and to identify barriers to polio eradication. METHODS PHC physicians from blocks with at least one confirmed polio case during January(More)
Materials and Methods: A total of 90 subjects of both sex groups, aged between 45–60 years were enrolled for this study. Of 90 subjects, 60 were patients with type 2 diabetes and 30 were healthy without diabetes. Glycemic status was categorized as good glycemic control if glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) <7% and poor glycemic control if HbA1c ≥7%. Serum fasting(More)
The present study was aimed at the design of sustained release floating microballoons of ketorolac trometamol (ketorolac tromethamine) using two polymers ethyl cellulose and HPMC K4M with different permeability characteristics. Ketorolac microballoons were prepared by solvent diffusion method using different concentrations of both polymers and studied for(More)
519 Indian Journal of Anaesthesia | Volume 61 | Issue 6 | June 2017 1999;24:1673-8. 3. Edge G, Okafor B, Fennelly ME, Ransford AO. An unusual manifestation of bleeding diathesis in a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta. Eur J Anaesthesiol 1997;14:215-9. 4. Rampton AJ, Kelly DA, Shanahan EC, Ingram GS. Occurrence of malignant hyperpyrexia in a patient with(More)
In recent past scientists are moving for the novel herbal medicines for treatment of almost all diseases as they have no or lesser adverse effects as compared with modern allopathic medicines. The potency of any dosage form is depending on effective drug delivery level of any therapeutically active drug molecule. Phytosome is a novel approach to drug(More)