The move came in the wake of a direction from the Centre to prepare the database of healthcare workers in both government and private settings.
Healthcare workers are at increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 as compared to the general population, with potential threat for their health and for patients safety.
The experts on Sunday said parents should take their children for timely vaccination, especially in the first year of a child's life.
Russia's Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev recently revealed plans to register a Covid-19 vaccine on August 12.
In a letter to Health Ministry, minister KT Rama Rao said , a robust procurement policy should be formulated to ensure vaccine availability and its equitable distribution.
Health ministry said the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network aims to provide real-time information on vaccine stocks and flows, and storage temperatures across all cold chain points.
The plan to re-launch the anti-polio drive was made possible due to reduction of new coronavirus cases in the country, an NIH official said.
Activists warn that without stronger attempts to hold political, pharmaceutical and health leaders accountable, vaccines will be hoarded by rich countries.
If a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine is developed, Gavi will have a role in its delivery around the world.
Oxford University on Friday said the vaccine it is developing for the coronavirus has entered the second phase of human trials.
Last month, scientists at Oxford University began immunizing more than 1,000 volunteers with their vaccine candidate in a preliminary trial designed to test the shot’s safety.
Immunization services in containment and buffer zone would involve no active mobilization to the health facility.
UNICEF says the polio campaigns are on hold in Syria, Sudan, Yemen and Iraq, while measles vaccinations are suspended in Iraq, Lebanon, Yemen and Djibouti.
The majority of queries on the digital healthcare app came from Bengaluru, followed by Hyderabad, Delhi NCR, Chennai and Mumbai.
In the last week of March, a non-peer reviewed research paper, authored by four researchers connected to the University of Texas at Houston, appeared on a prominent website.