Thursday, April 8, 2021

National Immunisation Day राष्ट्रीय टीकाकरण दिवस 16 march

❇️ 16 March

🧬 National Vaccination Day
                       OR
     National Immunisation Day
     राष्ट्रीय टीकाकरण दिवस

Theme 2021 : “VaccinesWork for All”.

🧬This day which is also known as National Immunisation Day is celebrated on March 16 to mark India's victory against the disease, polio.

🧬The day is observed to celebrate the Indian government's Pulse Polio Campaign which was an initiative to eradicate polio from the country. 

🧬 On this day, the first dose of Oral Polio Vaccine was given in India in 1995. 

🧬 In 2014 India became a Polio free country.

🧬 Polio : Viral Disease

🧬 Jonas Edward Salk : developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. 

🧬 First oral polio vaccine (OPV) developed by Dr. Albert Sabin and first used in 1961.

🏢 Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  ( MoHFW + MoST + MoES )  + Science & Technology + Earth Science 
▪️ Harsh Vardhan
▪️ Constituency : Chandni Chowk, Delhi



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