This fact sheet provides information about the partnerships and commitments that helped the Government of India introduce a landmark strategy to vaccinate children at highest risk of Japanese encephalitis. Campaigns in 2006 reached more than 9 million children, and the target population in 2007 exceeds 23 million.

Author(s): Phillips D

Publication date: 2007

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Protecting India's Children from Japanese Encephalitis

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Related regions: Asia

See also: Vaccines and immunization > Japanese encephalitis

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