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Safe deliveries and safety from mosquitoes: Assam pilots bundling of services to promote maternal health and malaria prevention
When Farida Begum went to deliver, her first baby, at Lahorighat Primary Health Centre (PHC); she came back holding more than her little son, Suhail Alam.

Children assert their right to participate
They came with an eagerness to exercise their rights. They went back with a resolve to fight for their rights.

Protecting innocent children against deadly Japanese encephalitis disease in Assam
Majuli, the cultural nerve center of Assam, is a Sub division in the Jorhat district of the State. This is also the largest riverine island in the famous Brahmaputra River in Jorhat where the whole administration of the sub division is located.

Immunisation successes in the North
Immunization strengthened in North East states of India

UNICEF in Assam
Assam, the largest amongst the north-eastern states of India, with a population of 27 million (Census 2001) provides both challenges and opportunities to development planners.

Strengthening immunisation habits in Chakma tribals in Mizoram, on the Indo-Bangladesh border
200 children and infants living in Puankhai village and surrounding hamlets of Tlabung subdivision were vaccinated on 13th and 14th November 2006, for the first time in their life.

Village Planning has lifesaving impact for the Tea Tribes in Assam.
The Chabua Tea Estate is a sprawling bed of green colored only by the bright saris of the tea tribe women who work in the fields of this North Assam district of Dibrugahr.

Teamwork reaches vaccination to the unreached children in Meghalaya
All the children of Dawa Ningzata village of East Garo hills district of Meghalaya were either never vaccinated or in various stages of partial vaccination when Monika Marak, ANM reached there after a hiatus of four years.

High turnout In socio- politically disturbed Manipur in second round of Immunization Week
The strike in Chaurachandpur district did not deter Ibemma of Sekti village from bringing her one-year-old brother Ningchu for vaccination.

The Power of the Immunization Card
Damong was returning with his family from Nepal to East Sikkim district after visiting his parents in that country. Though he had crossed the borders innumerable times in the past 10 years, this time – it was completely different.

UNICEF activities on immunization in North East States
More than 70% children and pregnant women in northeastern states of India have either never been vaccinated with a single vaccine or are in various stages of partial vaccination (Household Survey RCH II 2004).

 

 

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