The evaluation of immunization coverage under mission Indradhanush: a review

Ruchi Thakur, Aanchal Anant Awasthi, Neha Taneja, Rajiv Janardhanan


The government of India introduced mission Indradhanush (MI) to strengthen the routine immunization planning and delivery mechanism. It was launched on 25th December 2014 with an objective to achieve more than 90% full immunization (FI) coverage in the country. To evaluate universal immunization coverage, barriers encountered for not achieving the target and problem solving in removing the barriers. PubMed and google scholar were used to search the relevant articles. PRISMA tool was used for the review process and for in­clusion of potential articles. The studies conducted in Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and south Kerala reported successful achievement of MI goal. The minimum FI percentage was 57% and the maximum was 96.4%. The most common reason for not achievement of the goal was lack of awareness, illiteracy, child illness, fear of adverse effects.


MI, Evaluation, Awareness

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