EPI stands for Expanded Programme on Immunization. It was started worldwide by World Health Organization in 1974. It is the process of increasing the number of vaccines in the vaccinations schedule in order to provide a wider coverage against infectious diseases among the population of the whole country. The EPI schedule in Bangladesh is given below:
EPI SCHEDULE IN BANGLADESH:
At the 6th week of age: BCG, Penta 1, OPV 1, PCV 1
At the 10th week of age: Penta 2, OPV 2, PCV 2
At the 14th week of age: Penta 3, OPV 3, IPV
At the 18th week of age: PCV 3
At 9th competed month: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
At 15th completed month: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
DETAILS OF EPI VACCINES:
BCG: Bacillus Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine is given intradermally to protect the child from Tuberculosis bacillus. The vaccine consists of only one dose, usually given in the latest EPI schedule, from the first day after birth up to the 42nd day (6th week of age). But, it can be given at any time after this period also.
OPV: Oral Polio Vaccine or OPV is given orally to protect the child from Poliomyelitis. The vaccine consists of 3 doses, at the 6th, 10th and 14th weeks of age.
Penta: Penta (means 5) contains 5 vaccines named Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Haemophilus Influenza and Hepatitis-B vaccines. It also consists of 3 doses, given intramuscularly at the same time as OPV.
PCV: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine or PCV is given intramuscularly in 3 doses at 6th, 10th and 18th week of age. It protects the children from Streptococcus Pneumoniae bacteria which causes Pneumonia.
MMR: Measles, Mumps & Rubella vaccine is given subcutaneously in 2 doses at the end of 9th and 15th months of age to protect the child against these 3 diseases.
EPI Schedule has brought an astonishing achievement in the health sector in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been able to reduce the above-listed diseases to a greater extent than many developed countries in the world. So, we all should follow this schedule and protect our children from these deadly diseases.
PEOPLE CAME HERE BY SEARCHING:
- drugs directory for windows phone in bangladesh; bikroy com mobail dhaka city; Samsung mobile price in August 2016 in bd; sabonti hd photos wallpaper; banglax actresses; food calorie chart in bangladesh; shakib khan house picture; sadika parvin popy phone no; sadika parvin popy kuli sobi; porimone movi; p6pro phone price bd; p6 symphony mobile; off day bd calender; nice style for pic nayok; natok bd tahsan tisa; md sopon khan; Koyal hd photos; Kolkata film actress; xvideos bangla; shikari movi; www how can i prepare for my bcs preliminary exam; windows 10 mobile bangla tutorial; which is better symphony studio 50 or h300; web music in indian bangla song; walton mobile care bd; walton mobile call center number; user rating for symphoni explorer h300; top highest paid bengali film star; the website by which we download bengali songs; symphony xplorer h300 price in bangladesh & full specification; symphony p6 2gb ram otg work; symphony mobile price in bogrA; symphony customer care in dinajpur; symphony 7 inch tab; srikanto by sharat chondro; srikanta by sarat chandra chattopadhyay pdf download; kolkata actors hot photos; htc desire 816 price in bangladesh; bengali actor srabonti full photo; bcs exam; basor ghor er sobi; banglichriphto; banglalion wimax care; bangladeshi movie2016; bangladeshi mos beautiful women naked; bangladeshi actor popy navel photos; bangla natok suisait saiful ohona lmage download; bangla naika srabonti photos; bangla movi sakib; bangla film shakib khan; bangla fake pic; bangla desh pori moni xvidio com; bengali best actor list; bengali flim actor income per movie; best models in bangladesh; how to make emergency call from grammenphone; how muxh time needed to complete mbbs in bangladesh; how can see own teletalk number; hot pictures of shrabanti biswas in sarees; grihodaho pdf; grammen phone sim number how to know without registretion sim; gp sms bay; govt leave of bd 2016; govt holiday bd 2016; external flash price in sujonhera com; download Bangladesh acters mosharop korim new movie in2016; dj sonica body size; chondi das rojokine oupnash pdf file; board book of class8; achol pic;