Vaccination

Vaccination is administered by the PHU section of  URH. Kindly contact them for vaccinations.

The national schedule is given below. It is recommended that all children be vaccinated as per the schedule.

EARLIEST ELIGIBLE AGE VACCINE
At Birth BCG, Hep B 1, OPV 0
6 Weeks OPV 1, Hep B 2, DPT 1
10 Weeks OPV 2, Hep B 3, DPT 2
14 Weeks OPV 3, DPT 3
9 Months Measles, Vit A 1
18 Months MMR, Vit A 2

BCG – Bacille Calmette Guerin
Hep B – Hepatitis B
OPV – Oral Polio Vaccine
DPT – Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
MMR – Measles, Mumps, Rubella

Vaccination Schedule for Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine for females of child bearing age (15-45 yrs)

Category

Dose

Timing
Childhood vaccinations not completed

1

Any time

2

1 month after 1st dose

3

6 months after 2nd dose

4

1 year after 3rd dose

5

1 year after 4th dose
Childhood vaccination completed

3

Any time

4

1 month after 3rd dose

5

6 months after 4th dose
Pregnant women who have not completed vaccination

1

At first visit during pregnancy

2

1 month after 1st dose

Remember – Prevention is better than cure!