PANAJI, June 15, 2019 …Minister for Health, Shri Vishwajit Rane has said that the State Government has initiated steps for strengthening immunization in Goa. Shri Rane was speaking as Chief Guest at the ‘State Workshop for Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction’ which was inaugurated in Panaji, recently.
Rotaviruses are the most common cause of severe diarrhoeal disease in young children throughout the world according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Shri Rane said, “Goa has given thrust to immunization. The State Government is endeavouring to make the lives of people better.”
Shri Rane further spoke of the Government’s plans to bring on board industries and pharma companies to contribute through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to fund various health-related programmes and added saying that the Government is contemplating the setting up of a fund for enhancing the knowledge of health officers by sending them on visits to different places to get exposure on the developments taking place in the medical field.