Multivacination campaign for children and adolescents up to September 22
The National Multivacination Campaign 2017 begins on September 11 and runs until the 22nd of the same month. Parents and guardians must bring children and adolescents under 15 years of age to the health clinic with the vaccination book.
During the campaign of the Ministry of Health, all the vaccines of the National Calendar of Vaccination. The health team will evaluate the vaccination booklet for all children and adolescents and update the required doses or complete the vaccination schedule.
Vaccination is a measure adopted many years ago to control or even eradicate many diseases worldwide , such as measles, poliomyelitis, smallpox and rubella. Keeping the vaccination book always up-to-date is important in order to prevent infectious agents from preventable diseases through immunization and to circulate and infect those who are not protected.
Separated according to the age range of each group, this year will update the vaccination schedule against diphtheria, tetanus, rotavirus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A, HPV, meningitis C, hepatitis B among other diseases.
Some of the vaccines that will be part of the campaign are: BCG, Hepatitis B, Penta, VIP, VOPb, Human Rotavirus, Meningococcal 10-valent, Meningococcal C conjugate, Yellow Fever, Triple Viral, Viral Tetra, DTP and Hepatitis A.
As for adolescents, among the doses available are Hepatitis B, Viral Triple, Yellow Fever, Double Adult, HPV and Meningococcal C.
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