Posted on : 28 Jan 2020Views: 572
- Centre is planning to expand the reach of the Smart Safety Surveillance or 3S programme.
- It is a project to optimize post-marketing surveillance of priority drugs and vaccines.
- It was recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), considering the limited safety data on vaccines introduced in India.
- It aims to ensure the vaccines distributed under the universal immunization programme are safe.
- As part of the 3S project, India is evaluating the recently-introduced rotavirus vaccines.
- It is also trying to strengthen the collaboration among key stakeholders, such as Ministry of Health and Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), to ensure high levels of vigilance.
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Project 3S is related to which of the following sectors?
Right Ans : Health