What are the immunization programmes available at the nearest health centre in your locality? Which of these diseases are the major health problems in your area?


-Priyanti, Subject Matter Expert at Edumarz

Solution: Common immunization programmes available in our locality include:

  • The smallpox vaccine for children

  • Vaccination of children against typhoid

  • Prevention of polio, where infants and children are orally inoculated against the poliovirus

  • Inoculation against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus through the DPT vaccine administered to infants

  • Vaccine against measles for infants

  • Administration of hepatitis B vaccine to pregnant women

Occasional, sporadic outbreaks of measles occur in our locality.

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