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Boys and girls in pink-striped shirts and kurtas and blue trousers strolled around the ground during a break from class Many others looked out from the balcony on the first floor of the government-aided school A car arrived with several men and women in white lab coats and carrying bags Once they entered the school the loudspeaker announced that the immunisation programme would begin soon and students were to come back to the classrooms “We have a daily target of 400 children Let’s see” a health inspector said By noon the optimism had given way to concern In two days of the camp only 191 of nearly 700 students got a booster dose “What a worrying situation” said headmistress Jayashree her head in her palm In many schools in Malappuram a Muslim-majority district health officials teachers and doctors are racing against time to ensure 100% coverage of the government’s month-long measles-rubella (MR) vaccination programme that began on October 3 Way short of targets the government is ready to extend the deadline from the current November 3 PTI quoted Health Minister K K Shylaja In many schools in Malappuram a Muslim-majority district health officials teachers and doctors are racing against time to ensure 100% coverage of the government’s month-long measles-rubella (MR) vaccination programme that began on October 3 (Source: Express Photo/Vishnu Varma) Of the targeted 76 lakh children in the age group 9 months to 15 years only 4430 lakh or 58% had been covered in Kerala until October 28 “I am told that the vaccination rate is slightly low in some districts like Malappuram Kozhikode and Kannur” Shylaja told PTI In Malappuram only 34% (427 lakh) had been vaccinated until October 28 “The anti-vaccine lobby has always been very strong in Malappuram” Dr Jinesh P S a prominent medical activist told The Indian Express “They hold meetings here and circulate fake messages on WhatsApp They spread rumours that if you take the vaccine you may not live long But the truth is that life expectancy in Kerala has risen above 70 because of vaccination Somehow we were not able to clear the doubts of the people” Health officials told The Indian Express that a major impediment in Malappuram is fake messages allegedly circulated by some doctors activists and naturopathy physicians and intended to churn resistance “Some parents are asking us how much money we make by vaccinating a child” said Usha Kumari a health inspector who oversaw the immunisation drive at the school She said in spite of positive campaigning by religious and community leaders people are unconvinced “They think this campaign is sponsored by the US government or that it’s a Zionist agenda” she added Doubts that the vaccine is a form of “birth-control” or that it would lower life expectancy are also said to be spreading fear among the community “Are you trying to eliminate us” Nalini an ASHA worker recalled being asked by a Muslim parent at the school Several students at the school approached their class teachers and handed over chits in which their parents had scribbled a request that their child not be immunised In one such chit Haseeba a mother wrote in Malayalam: “Since there are diverse opinions about immunisation on social media I refuse to permit the vaccination of my child Fathima a student of class VI” Muhammad Koya Fathima’s grandfather told The Indian Express via phone: “There has been an attempt to scare us There are two opinions on WhatsApp and Facebook Doctors who have done MBBS and MD have spoken in favour of both So we stood neutral” Koya did want his granddaughter to get a booster shot but said “I heard that my son-in-law went to school to stop his daughter from getting immunised That’s why I didn’t force this If something happens to her what will I tell him” Fathima’s father Muhammad Rafi said he wanted to clear his doubts first “There is no clarity on technical things such as safety precautions being taken during immunisation and the temperature at which the vaccine is being kept Give me two days I will decide” he said For health professionals in Malappuram the population size and the need to reach remote areas in this coastal Malabar district is also posing a challenge (Source: Express Photo/Vishnu Varma) Umaibath another parent not in favour of vaccination told The Indian Express that she made the decision after seeing other parents do the same “Diseases will come whether you get vaccinated or not” she replied when reminded of the dangers of measles and rubella The state government has warned of strict action on people spreading anti-vaccination messages “I heard there is a booklet against vaccination selling for Rs 30 in the local market Also a mother just came and asked about a child dying in Chemmad after vaccination Where are they hearing this It’s fake news” a health inspector said For health professionals in Malappuram the population size and the need to reach remote areas in this coastal Malabar district is also posing a challenge “We cannot compare Malappuram with other districts There are six to eight primary health centres in every block We may need one or two weeks more” said Sakina the district medical officer “I took charge here on January 31 and I have attended several conferences and parent-teacher meetings I feel the resistance is only among 5-10% of the population 50% are confused If we can convince them I am sure they will come forward” she added For the time being health inspectors and doctors are trying to convince more parents to agree to vaccination through a second round of meetings They are also working to spread a message through the children themselves Inside an open classroom at the school whose walls were plastered with paintings by children a doctor spelt why taking the vaccine was important “If you take the vaccine you are protected for life You have to do it for the progress of the society Girl students should inspire others” a woman doctor said Surendranath the chief health inspector was hopeful “A child told me his mother had told him not to get immunised irrespective of who asks him to But he said he will go back home and ask her again” smiled Surendranath For the time being health inspectors and doctors are trying to convince more parents to agree to vaccination through a second round of meetings (Source: Express Photo/Vishnu Varma) For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related News 2012 3:06 am Related News Jeev Milkha Singh’s nightmarish back nine with three bogeys and one double bogey saw him slip to a card of 74 and ended tied 32nd in the Reale Seguros Open de Espana here71 and 74 for a total of four-over 292 last night I help them understand the musicality of a text whose presence in India intrigues the Europeans 000 two room flats at Maloya under the rehabilitation scheme I am not turning director but I will be involved in the production Dudu Omagbemi scores the second goal for Chennaiyin FC against Northeast United came back after 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Apart from the 2011 Advani pipe bomb case, “Security forces noticed some suspicious movement near Bhim Nallah in Gurez area of Bandipora district this morning.A gunfight broke out after the militants opened fire towards security forces’ positions The encounter was still underway when reports last came in the officials said More details are awaited For all the latest India News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Mumbai | Updated: November 7 2014 9:21 pm Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Source: PTI/file) Related News A man who posed as a public servant and gained unauthorised entry into the swearing-in ceremony of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis where he shared dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been arrested Anil Mishra managed to enter Wankhede Stadium where the ceremony was held on October 31 without a valid pass and got onto the dais where Modi was sitting along with other dignitaries in an apparent breach of security police said Mishra who claims to be a BJP activist was arrested yesterday and produced before a court which sent him in police custody till November 11 police said today The 39-year-old has been booked under IPC sections 170 (personating a public servant) and 447 (Punishment for criminal trespass) police said “The accused gained entry into the stadium falsely claiming to be a Government servant and moreover he broke the tight security zone” said DCP Dhananjay Kulkarni According to police sources Mishra was spotted near the VVIPs including Modi India’s most protected politician and Fadnavis who also enjoys multi-layered security Mishra got his photographs with dignitaries such as Rajnath Singh and Amit Shah both present at the event clicked and uploaded them on social media A BJP activist Sanjay Bedia brought the matter to the notice of police who immediately launched a probe However Mishra’s lawyer Vinod Chate claimed his client had obtained a valid pass “My client had a valid VIP pass to gain entry into the Wankhede Stadium Police are only saying he should not have gone on the dais where the PM CM and other dignitaries were present” “Mishra who is a registered member of BJP went on to the stage to greet the dignitaries but only after the ceremony was over” Chate told reporters When told that BJP has denied having issued a VIP pass to Mishra the advocate asserted “Police will investigate the facts Mishra had no criminal intentions” The lawyer alleged Bedia who had complained to police about Mishra has personal differences with his client and because of which he falsely implicated the latter Meanwhile Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse on Friday assured appropriate action in the incident “We need to conduct an inquiry about this man Where did he come from and who he is Some unknown person comes so close to the Prime Minister… this is not good I will talk to the Chief Minister about this and appropriate action will be taken” Khadse told reporters here For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Chennai | Published: October 23 2017 4:00 pm Deepa said she was shocked by the government’s decision to convert her aunt’s Poes Garden residence into a memorial Palaniswami had on August 17 announced his government would convert Jayalalithaa’s ‘Veda Nilayam’ residence into a memorial (PTI/File) Related News The Tamil Nadu government today agreed to “consider and dispose of” within four weeks a representation made by Jayalalithaa’s niece J Deepa against the decision to convert the former chief minister’s Poes Garden residence here into a memorial Advocate-General Vijay Narayan made a submission to this effect before Justice K Ravichandrabaabu when Deepa’s petition came up for hearing Recording the submission made by the AG the judge directed the government to take a decision on the representation within four weeks The court had earlier sought the government’s response to Deepa’s plea Deepa submitted that her paternal grandmother Vedavalli alias Sandhya had purchased several properties in and around Chennai She died in 1971 leaving behind her son Jayakumar and daughter Jayalalithaa as successors she said Deepa claimed that her father got married after her grandmother’s death and lived in a joint family with his wife children as well as his sister (Jayalalithaa) in the same house for a long time Later for the sake of convenience the family had to move to the present residence at T Nagar here she said Deepa further submitted that Jayalalithaa died last year on December 5 leaving behind her (Deepa) and her brother as second class legal heirs to succeed to her entire estate that also includes the Poes Garden residence of the former chief minister Deepa said she was shocked by the government’s decision to convert her aunt’s Poes Garden residence into a memorial Palaniswami had on August 17 announced his government would convert Jayalalithaa’s ‘Veda Nilayam’ residence into a memorial “The press release of the chief minister (making public the decion) is without any basis and he (K Palaniswami) has got no locus standi to issue it with respect to a private property which lawfully belongs to me and my brother” she said The petitioner alleged that officials of the revenue and tourism departments are surveying the property in a haste “which is nothing but illegal” For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Srinagar | Updated: November 13 2014 4:56 pm Related News Political parties in Kashmir on Thursday welcomed the life sentence given to army personnel in the Machil fake encounter case even as they called for action in a similar incident in Pathribal “The army has handed out life sentences to seven inc(luding) the Commanding officer in the Machil fake encounter case of 2010 This is indeed a very welcome step” Chief Minister Omar Abdullah posted on Twitter Pradesh Congress Committee also welcomed the the GCM verdict saying it is good that law has taken its course and justice has been done “We welcome the verdict Law has taken its course as it should have” PCC vice president Ghulam Nabi Monga said He said the court martial proceedings in other cases like Pathribal should also be expedited State secretary of CPI (M) Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami also welcomed the decision saying “for the first time army has acted in such a case in a firm manner” “It will send a strong message among the security forces that such criminal acts are not acceptable to the nation” Tarigami said He said there were other cases like Pathribal fake encounter killings which are not covered yet “We hope that the other cases will also be taken to logical conclusion and dealt with firmly” he added No one from the main opposition PDP was available for comment on the development In April 2010 the army had said it had killed three infiltrators in Machil sector and claimed they were Pakistani militants The men were later identified as Shahzad Ahmad Khan?near the Line of Control (LoC).

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