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IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE

We all know what immunization and vaccination means and its importance to the populace especially the children. Here is a concise list and arrangement of what your immunization schedule should look like.

It’s also important to ask about the vaccine your child/children are taking at the scheduled date, that is why its important to attend Health talks being given by the Health /Medical Personnel at the moment. But for you, here is what the schedule should look like :

Time Recommended Vaccines
At birth Oral polio vaccine (OPV)

BCG (Bacillus Calmette Guerin)

Hepatitis b (0 dose)

6 weeks Pentavalent Vaccine (diphtheria, tetanus, pertusis, haemiphilius influenzae type b, Hepatitis b, Penta 1) 

Oral polio vaccine (OPV 1)

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine(PCV1)

RotaVirus

10 week Pentavalent Vaccine ( Penta 2)

Oral polio vaccine (OPV2)

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine(PCV2)

RotaVirus

Meningococcal Conjugate

14 weeks Pentavalent Vaccine ( Penta 3)

Oral polio vaccine (OPV3)

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine(PCV3)

Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)

18 weeks Meningococcal Cojugate
9 months Measles

Yellow Fever

12 months Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

Chicken Pox

Vitamin A

Meningococcal Conjugate

13 months MMR

Chicken Pox

18 months Hepatitis A & B

Vitamin A

19 months Hepatitis A & B
24 months Typhoid

Hepatitis A & B

9 years Human Papilloma Virus

 

This schedule is important to keep our children and ourselves immune to certain diseases when the attack.

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Shimi Bridget Williams
I am a Content Writer at Doctorsquaters. A Graduate with a degree in Public Health from Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State. I love fitness and I am an Advocate for Women health and well being. I am from Kaduna State. I love music, singing, playing badminton, movies, anime, cartoons and books. I am a very friendly person and like meeting people.