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1. Title Title of document An idea whose time has come: Compensation for vaccine-related injuries and death in India
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Sarojini Nadimpally; Sama-Resource Group for Women and Health, B 45, Shivalik Main, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi 110 017, India
 
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4. Description Abstract This paper emphasises the urgent need for a compensation policy for those affected by adverse events following immunisation in India. In the absence of such a mechanism in the country, people claim compensation by taking recourse to tort law and have to face the ensuing uncertainty and challenges with regard to the award of compensation. The paper argues that people should be provided compensation in the event of death and serious adverse events following compulsory immunisation, irrespective of whether there is a causal association between the adverse event and the vaccine, on the basis of no fault compensation.
 
5. Publisher Organizing agency, location Forum for Medical Ethics Society
 
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7. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 2017-04-20
 
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11. Source Title; vol., no. (year) Indian Journal of Medical Ethics;:
 
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