Indias immunisation coverage is abysmal
India fares very poorly in comparison to other countries as far as expenditure and coverage for vaccinating it’s population goes. This, according to a recent white paper released by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

“India lags behind its global peers when it comes to full immunisation coverage. Mexico and Brazil’s portfolio is far superior to that of India and China, as it includes both vaccine against cervical cancer (HPV) and Pneumo-coccal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) against Pneumonia,” points out the paper....