ASHAs for routine vaccinations, ANMs are assigned an important role. According to the Ministry of Health, these days the duty of ASHA and ANM deals with the work related to Corona. Because of this, they cannot devote themselves to vaccination work. The rest of the health department’s staff are also involved in vaccinations.
A total of seven vaccinations are given within one year of the child’s birth. Vaccination has never completely stopped in the county, but the pace has definitely slowed down. Vaccinations were carried out in health centers on Wednesday and Saturday but the campaign could not be carried out, which is why a large number of vaccinations could not be carried out.
one to two years term
Immunization in newborns develops immunity. Provides protection against serious diseases. Vaccinations greatly reduce the risk of infection. Children aged 12 to 24 months are vaccinated every two months, four months, nine months, and 12 and 24 months.
Mission Indradhanush was carried out in March
Corona vaccination has priority these days. The Indradhanush Mission was also held in March to vaccinate children and pregnant women. – Dr. Praveen Gautam, District Vaccination Officer
Vaccines are life saving
Prevention of vaccine diseases
BCG tuberculosis or TB
Penta pertussis, diphtheria, tetanus
Flu cold, cough and common cold
MMR measles, mumps and rubella
Prevent Polio Disability
Hemophilus B hepatitis
( News Source – Amar Ujala )