New schedule of vaccines will result in a less sick population

Changes include applications that fight polio, meningitis, pneumonia is HPV.
07/01/2016 14h17 - Updated 7/01/2016 14h17
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Changes in the vaccine schedule will reflect positively on the care provided in middle and high complexity units. The rating is Marilsa Mathias, head nurse of the Emergency Room of the Hospital Delphina Rinaldi Abdel Aziz, unit State Health Secretariat (Sesame), with management of the Social Organization Imed (Institute of Medicine, Research and Development).

In a statement Tuesday (05), the Ministry of Health reported that the National Immunization Calendar will change 2016. Health posts around the country are already working according to the new rules. Changes include applications that fight polio, meningitis, pneumonia is HPV.

“It is an evolution of primary care and significantly reduces the number of sick people, which fully reflects the Secondary and Tertiary Care, What are the services offered in emergency rooms. A less patient population requires less attention of health, reduces service time, complexities, procedures and hospitalization flows and disorders. Changes in primary care have full reflection in all other levels of health. "

Immunization is an action of prevention and health of primary care responsibility. The Secondary Care is responsible for the basic specialties, medium complexity – pediatrics, internal medicine and obstetrics - and Tertiary Care is the specialized service of high complexity.


The vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV), engaged in the prevention of cervical cancer, missed a dose in use in girls aged between nine to 14 years. Under the new standards, it only takes two injections at six-month intervals. For adolescents over 14 years and adult women, It remains the three above referred doses.

In the case of polio, the first three doses of the vaccine are now applied in injectable form, to both, four and six months of life. Since the oral dose being given as a booster following the 15 months, four years and during the national campaign against polio.

In vaccines against meningitis, change occurs in strengthening, which was previously applied to one year and three months and will now be a year. The new schedule also provides for the reduction of a dose of pneumonia vaccine. Now, babies should take the first dose at two months, the second at four months and a booster when only reaching one year.

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New vaccine schedule

Polio – An injectable dose at 2, 4 e 6 to months of life

Pneumonia – two doses, to 2 and 4 months. strengthening the 12 months

Meningitis – two doses, to 3 e 5 the months. strengthening the 12 months

HPV – two doses, with six-month interval

vaccination units

For vaccination, it is necessary to seek the basic health unit (UBS) closer in possession of the vaccinated book.

In the north of Manaus and Tarumã district, neighboring sites to the Emergency Room of the Hospital Delphina Rinaldi Abdel Aziz, there are the following UBS:

UBS Lindalva Damasceno

Address: Balneario Tarumã

Phone: 33654-5522

Schedule: 8h to 17h

UBS Emergency Room Balbina Mestrinho

Address: Street 17, No 170, core 3, New city 1

Phone: 3645-4225 / 3223-8305

Schedule: 7h to 17h

UBS Emergency Care Frei Valerio Di Carlo

Address: Rua Bom Jesus, s/nº, Novo Israel

Phone: 3581-3498

Schedule: 7h to 17h

UBS Sálvio Belota

Address: Street of Ferns, No 786, Santa Etelvina

Phone: 3214-7723 / 3228-8905

Schedule: 07h to 21h

UBS Armando Mendes

Address: Street 05, s/n, Conj. Mano

Phone: 3581-2273

Schedule: 8h to 17h

UBS DR. Augean Gadelha

Address: The street, No 15, New city 1

Phone: 3645-3908

Schedule: 8h to 21h (Monday to Friday) and 7 am to 17h (Saturday)

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