More of 32 thousand children have been vaccinated in the Amazon in Multivaccination Campaign

The campaign continues until next Friday (30) and vaccines are available, in all UBS and CAICs.
28/09/2016 11h50 - Updated 28/09/2016 11h51
Photo: Roberto Carlos / Secom

The State Department of Health (Sesame) released on Wednesday (28) partial results of Multivaccination Campaign, which began on 19 September and ends on Friday (30). The data show that so far 32.969 people were vaccinated, among children under five years, Children nine years and adolescents aged 10 e 15 years, which resulted in the application of 61.707 doses of vaccine across the state.

The state coordinator of the National Immunization Program (PNI), Izabel Nascimento, explains that all children in the age group established by the Ministry of Health, for this campaign, should be taken to a fitted vaccination post your vaccination card. "Some children need to take more of a vaccine, therefore the number of doses applied is greater than children ".

She points out that the goal of Multivaccination Campaign, whose slogan "All united world, It further hardens ", It is to rescue the population not yet immunized or incomplete vaccination schedules, during childhood and adolescence, to improve the coverage and, like this, maintain controlled and eradicated many diseases.

The campaign continues until next Friday (30) and vaccines are available, in capital, in all Basic Health Units (UBS) and Comprehensive Care Centers for Children (Caics). In the municipalities in the state vaccination is being made in UBS.

They are available in the BHU and CAICs all vaccines that are part of the National Vaccination Calendar. For children under five years of age BCG vaccines are available, Hepatitis B, pentavalent, rotavirus, Pneumo 10, Meningo C, MMR, Chickenpox, DTP infantil, Polio and Hepatitis A, among others. For children nine years and adolescents 10 Children under 15 years, the units are applying vaccines against Hepatitis B, MMR, Yellow fever, HPV, among others.

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