Vaccination chart

A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbes, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins. The last week of April is considered as World Immunization Week.

There are few vaccines that are given during pregnancy.

 

Vaccine Prevents Doses
TT Tetanus 1st dose – early in pregnancy

2nd dose- 4 weeks after TT 1

 

Here is the list of vaccines given to children in India.

At the time of Birth

Vaccine Prevents Doses
BCG Tuberculosis
Hep B Hepatitis B 2nd dose
OPV Polio 1st dose

At 6 Weeks

Vaccine Prevents Doses
Hep B Hepatitis B 2nd dose
DPT Diphtheria, pertussis, Tetanus 1st  dose
OPV Polio 2nd dose

At 10 Weeks

All the vaccination is given to 6 week child, next dose should be given at 10th week.

Vaccine Prevents Doses
Hep B Hepatitis B 3rd dose
DPT Diphtheria, pertussis, Tetanus 2nd  dose
OPV Polio 3rd  dose

At 14 Week

Vaccines are given at 6th and 10th week. their following dose should be given at 14 weeks.

Vaccine Prevents Doses
Hep B Hepatitis B 4th dose
DPT Diphtheria, pertussis, Tetanus 3rd  dose
OPV Polio 4th  dose

At ninth month

Vaccine Prevents Doses
MMR Measles, Mumps, Rubella 1st dose
Vitamin A Night Blindness 1st dose

At  16-24 months

Vaccine Prevents Doses
DPT Diptheria, Pertussis, Tetanus 1st booster dose
OPV Polio Booster dose
MMR Measles, Rubella, Mumps 2nd dose

The dose of Vitamin A is given at every 6th month up to the age of 5 years.

At age of 5-6 years

Vaccine Prevents Doses
DPT Diptheria, Pertussis, Tetanus 2nd booster dose

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Shivani Aggarwal

I am a homoeopathic physician. My writing is based on my findings as i am eager to spread the word about how people can improve the way they live. I also write blog on how to travel safely around the world. My main objective is to discover how to live a more natural and holistic life, particularly in an ever-changing modern world.

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