Pillory of a programme

Narayan, R (1981) Pillory of a programme. Bull IUAT, 56. pp. 44-48.

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On the 30th of January 1979, a leading newspaper in India carried a front page of under the banner headline BCG does not provide immunity. It was ironical that in the first month of the International Year of the Child, a national programme considered to be of special benefit to the child should be discredited in the eyes of the reading public, it was not the first time, however, that technical controversies over BCG have been attacked by the media, creating misgivings amongst the public and embarrassment to medical and public health workers.

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Additional Information:Abstract prepared by OpenMED staff
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis; Vaccination, BCG Vaccines, Child, Health Workers
Subjects:Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Personnel
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Manpower
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Biological Products > Vaccines > Bacterial Vaccines > Tuberculosis Vaccines > BCG Vaccine
ID Code:366
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:28 July 2005

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