What are the vaccines included in Epi?

What are the vaccines included in Epi?

Vaccines under the EPI are BCG birth dose, Hepatitis B birth dose, Oral Poliovirus Vaccine, Pentavalent Vaccine, Measles Containing Vaccines (Antimeasles Vaccine, Measles, Mumps, Rubella) and Tetanus Toxoid.

Which vaccine is being used in Pakistan?

Sinopharm, Sinovac, CanSino-Bio and Sputnik doses have been administered in Pakistan so far. The 2.47 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will be used to immunize about 1.24 million high-risk people against the virus.

Which vaccine is not included in EPI schedule?

S359129 DTP-HepB-Hib vac.,liquid,vial of 10 dose.

  • S359213 Inactivated polio vaccine,vial of 10 ds.
  • S359225 Inactivated polio vaccine,sgl dose vial.
  • S359241 DTP-HepB-Hib vaccine,vial of 1 dose.
  • S359320 HepB vaccines, adult, vials of 1 dose.
  • S359321 HepB vaccine, pediatric, vial of 1 dose.
  • What is the minimum interval between vaccines?

    Two or more injectable or nasally administered live vaccines not administered on the same day should be separated by at least 4 weeks (Table 3-3), to minimize the potential risk for interference.

    WHO launched EPI?

    The World Health Organization (WHO) initiated the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) in May 1974 with the objective to vaccinate children throughout the world.

    Is AstraZeneca vaccine available in Pakistan?

    ISLAMABAD, 17 July 2021 – Today 1,236,000 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines reached Islamabad through the COVAX Facility, bringing the total number of doses delivered by the global COVID-19 vaccine equity scheme in Pakistan to five million so far.

    What is Covaxin used for?

    COVAXIN® demonstrated 77.8% vaccine efficacy against symptomatic COVID-19 disease, through evaluation of 130 confirmed cases, with 24 observed in the vaccine group versus 106 in the placebo group. The efficacy against severe symptomatic COVID-19 disease is shown to be 93.4%.

    Which type of vaccine is BCG?

    BCG vaccine is a live attenuated vaccine designed to help people become immune from TB.