What is National Immunization Schedule India?

What is National Immunization Schedule India?

National Immunization Schedule

Vaccine Schedule
BCG, Hep B birth dose, OPV-O At Birth
Pentavalent (DPT + Hep B + Hib), OPV 6 weeks, 10 weeks and 14 weeks
Measles and Vitamin A 9-12 months
DPT booster, OPV booster, Measles2* 16-24 months

WHO recommended national immunization schedule?

6 Weeks. OPV-1, Pentavalent-1, Rotavirus Vaccine (RVV)-1, Fractional dose of. Inactivated Polio Vaccine (fIPV)-1, Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine.

  • 10 weeks. OPV-2, Pentavalent-2, RVV-2.
  • 14 weeks. OPV-3, Pentavalent-3, fIPV-2, RVV-3, PCV-2*
  • 10 years. Tetanus & adult Diphtheria (Td)
  • 16 years. Td.
  • WHO recommended vaccines for babies in India?

    Immunization Chart for Babies in India

    Age Vaccines
    9 Months OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine) Dose 2 Measles Dose 1 MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine) Dose 1
    9-12 Months Typhoid CV (typhoid conjugate vaccine) Dose 1
    12 Months Hep A (Hepatitis A vaccine) Dose 1

    What vaccines are given in India?

    India has so far given more than 570 million doses of three previously approved vaccines – Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V. The government aims to vaccinate all Indians by the end of this year.

    How many vaccines are given to babies in India?

    Ans:- Under India’s Universal Immunization Programme 12 different vaccines are provided to beneficiaries free of cost, through government health system. These are – BCG, OPV, Hepatitis B, Pentavalent, Rotavirus Vaccine*, PCV*, IPV, Measles/MR*, JE*, DPT, and TT.

    What is immunization According to who?

    Immunization is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease.

    What is national Immunisation day?

    March 16
    National Immunisation Day is celebrated every year on March 16. National Immunisation Day, also called National Vaccination Day is observed to convey the importance of vaccination. It was on this day, March 16, in 1995 that the first dose of Oral Polio vaccine was given in India.

    What are the mandatory vaccines for babies?

    Immunization Schedule

    • Chickenpox (Varicella)
    • Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP)
    • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
    • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
    • Polio (IPV) (between 6 through 18 months)
    • Pneumococcal (PCV)
    • Hepatitis A (HepA)
    • Hepatitis B (HepB)