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Campaign Against Unethical Vaccination

ESG successfully initiated a campaign against the abuse of the Hepatitis B vaccination programme by various commercial groups and multi-national corporations. As a result of this campaign, the Health Minister of Karnataka ordered a high level enquiry and has written to the Health Minister of India urging the need for a National Immunisation Policy. The Campaign was supported by leading community health expert, Dr. Shirdi Prasad Tekur, Dr. Prakash Rao of the Drug Action Forum, Community Health Cell, St. John’s Medical College Hospital and Sanmathi women’s group.

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