Priority areas of research in Japanese Encephalitis


  • Research & Development of anti-viral drugs.

  • Epidemiological

  • A Multi-site study on sero-epidemiological mapping of JE and other emerging viral infections, viz. West Nile fevers in the country.

  • Operational

  • Evaluation of the parameters like coverage and impact of the Prgramme implemented by NVBDCP

  • Development of Surveillance tools for estimation of vector density and its correlation with occurrence of human cases (time and intensity).

  • Socio-behavioral research

  • Development of Information, Education, Communication (IEC) technologies to improve coverage and compliance of vaccine and vector control strategies in the community.



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