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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)
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)
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)
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)
Progress has been made toward improving routine immunization coverage in India, but universal coverage has not been achieved. Little is known about how providers' vaccination behaviors affect coverage rates. The purpose of this study was to identify provider behaviors that served as barriers to vaccination that could lead to missed opportunities to(More)
Copyright: © 2016 Mahat RK, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Abstract Infertility is defined as inability to achieve conception in a period of one(More)
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