responsibility of both the public governance system and the private sector to enhance the focus on research
education and research institutions must spend more time in interacting with the industry in understanding their problems and in solving their problems.
We must create a platform like the National Science Foundation (an independent United State's government agency aimed at promoting science and engineering). The Indian Parliament passed a bill six years ago to constitute a similar agency, but it has not yet been created.
Poliomyelitis (polio) is a highly infectious viral disease which mainly affects young children.
ransmitted through contaminated food and water, and multiplies in the intestine, from where it can invade the nervous system
Acute Flaccid Paralysis is a disabling condition where there is absence of muscle tone in one or both limbs, and tendon reflexes
oral polio vaccine prevents the transmission of infection effectively.
If all tests for the wild polio virus in India — including laboratory analysis of acute flaccid paralysis cases with onset up to mid-January and environmental sewage sampling — return negative, India will officially be deemed to have stopped the transmission of the indigenous wild polio virus.
e next step would be to look at a polio-free South East Asian Region in 2014
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