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National smallpox eradication programme in India

India. Ministry of Health and Family Planning.

National smallpox eradication programme in India

planning, organization and execution, problems encountered, approach to their solution.

by India. Ministry of Health and Family Planning.

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Published in New Delhi .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA644.S6 I42
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 330 p.
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12482M
LC Control Numbersa 67003359
OCLC/WorldCa10994193

The WHO’s smallpox eradication unit provided national programmes with both field epidemiologists for technical advice and administrators to help manage logistics. Over the 12 years of the programme, different individuals from 73 countries participated in the WHO-sponsored ://   Following smallpox eradication, WHO and UNICEF launched the Expanded Programme on Immunization, under which 85% of the world’s children are vaccinated and

The eradication of smallpox in India in the s may throw light on the evolving corona strategies. The attempts, then & now, operate against the backdrop of a destitute landscape, & increasingly a bigoted one, where some lives are more expendable than othersIn April , an American epidemiologist, attached to the smallpox eradication team in India, stumbled upon an impending disaster Chief of the World Health Organization’s global smallpox eradication programme (–), he has been recognized for his work by many institutions and governments, having received 17 honorary degrees and awards such as the National Medal of Science and the National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare ://

  South Asia (India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nepal), the Indonesian archipelago, Brazil and the Horn of Africa were the only smallpox-endemic regions of the world in when the World Health Organization executed the Intensified Smallpox Eradication Programme. While smallpox eradication in post-colonial South Prior to the establishment of the NMEP, malaria had been endemic across much of the United the s, it had become concentrated in 13 southeastern states. (For example, in the Tennessee River Valley it had a prevalence of about 30% in ). A national malaria eradication effort was originally proposed by Louis Laval NMEP was directed by the federal Communicable


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National smallpox eradication programme in India by India. Ministry of Health and Family Planning. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Of greater concern was that particular strain of smallpox found in India was far more deadly than the strains found in West Africa. In response to the situation, inthe government of India launched the National Smallpox Eradication Programme (NSEP) with a This is a Prize Essay by a student from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, who, through a scholarship, was enabled to travel in India and Kashmir in The principles of the WHO Smallpox Eradication Programme- preparatory, attack and maintenance phases-are described, and a study is presented of their application in :// As A Crucial Component Of The Global Smallpox Eradication Programme, Which Has Been Widely Hailed As One Of The Greatest Public Health Successes In The Twentieth Century, The Indian Experience Has Some Important Stories To Tell.

Expunging Variola Reveals These As It Chronicles The Last Three Decades Of The Anti-Smallpox Campaigns In Wide-Ranging Study, Based On ?id=KxwvrT4C. Into eradicate smallpox, the World Health Assembly (WHA) passed a decision in the event after which inNational Smallpox Eradication Programme (NSEP) started in India with the goal of vaccinating whole population successfully in upcoming three years.(55, 59, 64) The program had ‘attach phase’ to cover 80% population and also   In the period under discussion in this book national and international efforts went beyond the mere control of smallpox to its ultimate global eradication.

India as the “hyper-endemic” state was the obvious primary target. This was attempted against a national and international context which presented new challenges both for India and the   countries of the region except India, where the programme started later (see Chapter 15).

In the African Region, by latea number of countries had already committed themselves to national smallpox eradication programmes. These included the 20 countries of western and central Africa which were participating in the smallpox eradication and 10 - pdf.

1. Introduction. Before smallpox eradication was attempted, four other eradication efforts had failed [1–3]: namely; hookworm, yellow fever, yaws and malaria eradication campaign was particularly extensive and intensive both in terms of manpower and financial resources (more than $ billion expended from to ) [].These failures eventually led many in the global health Smallpox is most known for a rash of pustules covering a patient’s entire body.

After being infected with the variola virus, patients usually had no symptoms for days (an incubation period) and symptoms of a common cold for days (unspecific symptoms). 3 On average, it then took the rash 24 hours to cover the body and an additional three weeks for pustules to grow in size, form From the Jacket Sanjoy Bhattacharya is Lecturer at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London.

He is the author of Propaganda and Information in Eastern India, A Necessary Weapon of war (), fractured States: Smallpox, Public Health and Vaccination Policy in British India, (Orient Longman, Sangam Books, ), and several articles   Reading the book you can feel yourself become one of his disciples against the complete eradication of smallpox.

The best part is you also are being imbibed with something so important- knowledge. You are introduced to a full timeline of smallpox: from the invention of the bifurcated needle to the declaration by the WHO of  › Books › Medical Books › Medicine.

Download Citation | Expunging Variola: The Control and Eradication of Smallpox in India | Book description: As a crucial component of the global smallpox eradication programme, which has   India Dr P.N. Burgasov Deputy Minister of Health of the USSR Ministry of Health of the USSR R.: ,hmanovskij per.

3 Moscow USSR Dr A. Deria National Programme Manager Smallpox Eradication Programme c/o WHO Programme Coordinator P.O. Box Mogadishu Somalia Dr K.R. Dumbell Head, Department of Virology The Wright-Fleming Institute After the declaration of the global eradication of smallpox inhe was responsible for overseeing the operation of the 19 recommendations made by the Global Commission, and for the production of the book Smallpox and its Eradication.

Inhe shared the   Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor. The last naturally occurring case was diagnosed in Octoberand the World Health Organization (WHO) certified the global eradication of the disease in The risk of death following contracting the disease was about 30%, with higher rates among :// Histories of the global smallpox eradication programme have tended to concentrate on the larger national formations in Africa and Asia.

This focus is generally justified by chroniclers by the fact that these locations contributed a major share of the world’s annual tally of variola, which meant that international agencies paid a lot of attention to working with officials in national and Origin of Smallpox.

The origin of smallpox is unknown. Smallpox is thought to date back to the Egyptian Empire around the 3 rd century BCE (Before Common Era), based on a smallpox-like rash found on three mummies. The earliest written description of a disease that clearly resembles smallpox appeared in China in the 4 th century CE (Common Era).

Early written descriptions also appeared in India In India, despite their intensive national vaccination program with the target of % coverage of the entire population for more than 5 years, transmission continued (Figure 10).Then the prime minister instructed all the health center staff (more than health centers) to stop work for 1 week once a month and go to the villages to actively search for smallpox cases, and if found The number of freeze-dried smallpox vaccines, both imported and produced indigenously, which conformed to WHO Standards was seen to increase during the years Studies on laboratory testing of smallpox vaccines used in India under the national smallpox eradication programme.

Potency and bacterial sterility studies. India india N2 - This article argues that a detailed examination of factors contributing to the development of complex structures and strategies for smallpox eradication in South Asia in the s can provide fruitful indications for the reformulation of the national chapters of the global polio eradication programme The book Smallpox and Its Eradication, which D.

coauthored with others, is an encyclopedic treatise on the history and virology of the disease and a fact-filled chronology of the program [].The book does not address the important issue of leadership and D. A.’s essential role in winning the battle against this horrific, ancient ://.

The latest addition to the New Perspectives in South Asian History series, the book chronicles the last three decades of the anti-smallpox campaigns in India, a crucial component of the global smallpox eradication programme, widely hailed as one of the greatest public   Edited by: Alan Schnur worked in the smallpox eradication programme between and in Ethiopia, India, Bangladesh and Somalia, and with Dr Arita in the Smallpox Eradication unit at WHO headquarters in Geneva in He also worked in the Expanded Programme on Immunization units in various WHO regional ://  Chapter Smallpox vaccine and vaccination in the Intensified Smallpox Eradication Programme Chapter South America Chapter Indonesia Chapter Afghanistan and Pakistan Chapter India and the Himalayan area Page Page Chapter Bangladesh Chapter Western and central Africa Chapter