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Created on December 3, 2012, this photograph was captured by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Communication Specialist, Alan Janssen, MSPH, while he was in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh reviewing the methods, and implementation of the regions measles and polio vaccination programs. The Indian mother depicted here, was holding her child's immunization schedule, while the young boy was reluctantly showing the camera his left pinkie finger, which had been marked with indelible ink in order to identifying him as a polio vaccine recipient.
Additional Information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborate with the Government of India, Indian institutions, and international organizations to address a wide range of infectious, and non-communicable diseases. Together the CDC works to strengthen India’s health system to reach national and international goals. CDC opened the first India office in 2001, to support the Life Initiative for HIV/AIDS prevention and control. Today CDC maintains offices in New Delhi and Hyderabad, with staff who supports initiatives originating in the Division of Global Health Protection, the Global Immunization Division, the Division of Global HIV and Tuberculosis, and the Influenza Program.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Alan Janssen, MSPH
Creation Date:2012
Photo Credit:Alan Janssen, MSPH
Links:CDC – Global Health; India
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Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Investigative Techniques
Immunologic Techniques
Immunization
Immunotherapy, Active
Vaccination
Mass Immunization
Therapeutics
Biological Therapy
Immunotherapy
Immunization
Immunotherapy, Active
Vaccination
Mass Immunization
Biological Sciences
Environment and Public Health
Public Health
Public Health Practice
Communicable Disease Control
Immunization
Mass Immunization
Vaccination
Primary Prevention
Immunization
Mass Immunization
Vaccination
Chemicals and Drugs
Immunologic and Biological Factors
Biological Products
Vaccines
Vaccines, Combined
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Vaccines, Inactivated
Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated
Viral Vaccines
Measles Vaccine
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Mumps Vaccine
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Poliovirus Vaccines
Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated
Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral
Rubella Vaccine
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Central Nervous System Infections
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Spinal Cord Diseases
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis
Neuromuscular Diseases
Motor Neuron Disease
Poliomyelitis
Virus Diseases
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
Myelitis
Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis
RNA Virus Infections
Mononegavirales Infections
Paramyxoviridae Infections
Morbillivirus Infections
Measles
Picornaviridae Infections
Enterovirus Infections
Poliomyelitis
Geographic Locations
Geographic Locations
Asia
Asia, Western
India
Health Care
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Health Services
Preventive Health Services
Primary Prevention
Immunization
Mass Immunization
Vaccination
Organisms
Viruses
RNA Viruses
Mononegavirales
Paramyxoviridae
Paramyxovirinae
Morbillivirus
Measles virus
Picornaviridae
Enterovirus
Polioviruses
Poliovirus
Vertebrate Viruses
RNA Viruses
Mononegavirales
Paramyxoviridae
Paramyxovirinae
Morbillivirus
Measles virus
Picornaviridae
Enterovirus
Polioviruses
Poliovirus
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