Monday, April 10, 2017

Corruption, Greed, and the "Foreign Hand" Drives Vaccination


Vaccine Vendors' Greed Goes Viral
http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/vaccine-vendors-greed-gone-viral/298718?utm_medium=whatsapp

Free Vaccines Aren't Free of the Foreign Hand
http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/free-vaccines-arent-free-of-the-foreign-hand/298722

"No Need to Regulate the Private Sector"
http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/no-need-to-regulate-the-private-sector/298723

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Bill in India to make Vaccines Mandatory

Vaccinating kids in Tamil Nadu to be made schools' responsibility

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/vaccinating-kids-in-tamil-nadu-to-be-made-schools-responsibility/articleshow/57953882.cms

All private and public schools will have to submit annual vaccine records to the directorate of public health."We will ask school heads to ensure students are vaccinated. Children who have not taken vaccines will be asked to quit since they can be dangerous to other children. Our aim is to ensure universal coverage," he said.

The government will use provisions of the Madras Public Health, Act, 1939, to make vaccination mandatory , offici als said. Students' vaccination records will be a part of the annual inspection programme where food and water safety, ventilation, and toilets are checked. A dedicated team of 770 doctors and an equal number of nurses also work for the programme."These doctors will vaccinate children who have missed the schedule," said director of public health Dr K Kolandaisamy .

A new bill on public health emergencies allows for dubious restrictions of citizens’ liberties

https://scroll.in/pulse/833283/a-new-bill-on-public-health-emergencies-allows-for-dubious-restrictions-of-citizens-liberties
The Bill empowers medical officers to inspect any premises, isolate people, restrict movement, test a patient and mandate treatment or vaccination of a person suffering from disease. The Bill has does not mention the necessity of seeking consent from citizens for any of these measures.

Friday, March 24, 2017

MMR Vaccination Causes Panic in Africa

Vaccination mishap causes panic in Lesotho

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2017-03-23T08:34
A recently rolled out countrywide Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination campaign in Lesotho has become a national disaster, with hundreds of immunised children returned to health centres with extreme side-effects and full blown measles symptoms.
http://www.africanindy.com/news/vaccination-mishap-causes-panic-in-lesotho-8305801

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bill & Melinda Gates in trouble in india

RSS arm trains its gun on Bill and Melinda Gates foundation

INDIA Updated: Feb 10, 2017 23:57 IST
Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Hindustan Times, New Delhi
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/rss-arm-trains-its-gun-on-bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation/story-Rc8h4XxpINZfYkSON8lOzN.html

Gates Foundation will stop hosting immunisation group but will still back project: Health ministry

A news report had referred to 'conflict of interest issues' in the relationship between the national advisory body and the foundation.

https://scroll.in/pulse/828874/gates-foundation-will-stop-hosting-immunisation-group-but-will-still-back-project-health-ministry

By Fleme Varkey | 11:17 AM Monday, 13 February 2017
http://newsable.asianetnews.tv/india/why-india-cutting-ties-with-gates-foundation-on-immunisation-is-a-good-move

Centre shuts Gates on Gates Foundation

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/centre-shuts-gate-on-bill-melinda-gates-foundation/articleshow/57028697.cms