Draft National Policy on Health 2015 includes Japanese Encephalitis, but will it ensure better outcomes for JE?
Etiological enquiries into acute encephalitis in north India have dominated headlines in academic and research circles for a long time, but a systematic response to health care access and delivery issues is only now being treated as a priority at the highest level
JE outbreaks are being reported from previously unknown foci. Further, encephalitis outbreaks of other aetiologies in endemic areas have only added to their complexity. For programme managers, researchers and community health professionals, access to accurate and updated information is key to planning interventions and other relief measures.read more