Reports

The current comprehensive multiyear strategic plan (cMYP) 2013-17 has an overarching goal of reducing mortality and morbidity due to vaccine preventable diseases along with six key objectives focusing on different core program areas. In August 2015, MoHFW initiated a midterm review of the cMYP (2013-2017) primarily to identify areas where the progress is sub optimal and suggest any midcourse...

In India, population-level child immunization indicators are derived from many health surveys, which vary in frequency, scope and detail, limiting their use in regular monitoring of coverage and planning and evaluation of immunization interventions. To overcome these drawbacks, a new survey – Integrated Child Health and Immunization Survey (...

In order to combat avoidable wastage and ensure optimal utilization of life-saving vaccines, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, adopted the Multi-Dose Open Vial Policy (OVP) in February 2013. This policy, in essence, calls for the reuse and storage of open vaccine...

Among the most vulnerable populations, pregnant women and children in resource-poor settings need health systems that are capable of delivering timely and quality care. At the forefront of service delivery in many Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) are Frontline Health Workers (FHWs), who are responsible for identifying all eigible beneficiaries within their catchments areas and ensuring...

Mission mode project cell (MMPC) at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Immunization technical support unit (ITSU) jointly conducted Mother Child Tracking System (MCTS) assessment across three states (Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Karnataka) under the leadership of Ms. ...

Electronic Vaccines Intelligence Network (eVIN)

India’s full immunisation coverage for infants is 61%. The availability of quality vaccines at session sites is a contributor to low coverage.

Cmyp - Comprehensive Multi year Plan

Communication is the backbone of every form of development be it in the form of- dissemination of guidelines, recommendations, advocacy, persuasion, education, dialogue, counselling or entertainment.

Comprehensive Multi-year Plan

Multi-Year Strategic 2013-17 Plan Universal Immunization Program REACHING EVERY CHILD

ITSU - Data Quality Assessment

The Program Operation, Monitoring & Evaluation Unit aims to enhance the data integrity of the Health Information Management System by conducting data quality assessment. The DQAs are planned to assess the data on four measures of quality: availability, completeness, consistency and agreement.

Following the ...

Temperature monitoring system

A Pilot of a temperature monitoring system (TMS) for the vaccine cold chain in Kurukshetra (Haryana) and Delhi.

National Solar Cold Chain Assessment Report 2014

National Assessment of solar cold chain equipment under india's universal immunization programme 2014

Routine Immunization Program in India

India’s Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) is one of the largest in the world in terms of quantities of vaccines used, number of beneficiaries, number of immunization sessions organized and the geographical spread and diversity of areas covered. However, even with an annual budget...

Universal Immunization Program in India

Burden of Vaccine- Preventable Diseases in India: The Case for Action

Immunization is one of the most effective public health interventions for protection of children, especially under-5 years of age, from life threatening conditions which are preventable. Around 61% of India’s birth cohort (about 26 million, largest in the world) are fully immunized...

electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN)

The Vaccine Logistics & Cold Chain Management Unit at ITSU formulated a comprehensive strategy to address identified gaps in Vaccine Logistics Management. This model was piloted in Bareilly & Shahjahanpur districts of...