What is expanded program of immunization schedule in Sri Lanka?

What is expanded program of immunization schedule in Sri Lanka?

The Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) established in 1978, has continued to make excellent progress over the past two decades, most notably in terms of achieving high immunization coverage and disease control. The milestones of immunization in Sri Lanka are given below.

What vaccines are given in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka

  • Moderna. Spikevax. Phase 1. Approved in 85 countries.
  • Pfizer/BioNTech. Comirnaty. Phase 1.
  • Gamaleya. Sputnik V. Phase 1.
  • Oxford/AstraZeneca. Vaxzevria. Phase 1.
  • Serum Institute of India. Covishield (Oxford/ AstraZeneca formulation) Phase 1.
  • Sinopharm (Beijing) Covilo. Phase 1.
  • Sinovac. CoronaVac. Phase 1.

What is the main objective of national immunization Programme?

GOAL: To reduce child mortality, morbidity and disability associated with vaccine preventable diseases.

What are the 5 types of immunization?

What are the Different Types of Vaccines?

  • Live-attenuated vaccines.
  • Inactivated vaccines.
  • Subunit, recombinant, conjugate, and polysaccharide vaccines.
  • Toxoid vaccines.
  • mRNA vaccines.
  • Viral vector vaccines.

What is the 18 month vaccine?

Routine immunization schedule

Age Vaccine
12 months MMR-Var 3 Meningococcal conjugate (MenconC) Pneumococcal conjugate (Pneu-C13)
18 months DTaP-IPV-Hib MMR-Var 3
4 years dTap-IPV 4 MMR-Var 3 (if not received at 18 months)
Grade 6 Hepatitis B (2 doses) HPV 5 (2 doses)

What is the difference between MMR and MR vaccine?

The MMR vaccine is a two-dose injected inoculation that protects against mumps, as well as measles and rubella. If a child has received both doses of an MMR vaccine, there is no need for an MR vaccine. That said — there is also no harm in receiving an MR vaccine after having received complete MMR vaccination.

How many Sri Lankan vaccinations?

Vaccination. Sri Lanka has administered at least 39,442,424 doses of COVID vaccines so far. Assuming every person needs 2 doses, that’s enough to have vaccinated about 90.5% of the country’s population.

What are immunizations program?

Immunization programs provide a set of services that ensure immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases, including documenting evidence of immunity, administering immunizations and re-immunizations, and record-keeping and reporting to state or local immunization information systems (IIS), also known as vaccine registries.

What are the 2 types of vaccines?

There are several types of vaccines, including:

  • Inactivated vaccines.
  • Live-attenuated vaccines.
  • Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines.
  • Subunit, recombinant, polysaccharide, and conjugate vaccines.
  • Toxoid vaccines.
  • Viral vector vaccines.

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