Childhood Immunization is very important for our children. Last year I posted about “Philippine Childhood Immunization 2011” and it served as my mommy guidelines for the vaccination schedule of my son. The information came from the Philippine Foundation for Vaccination (PFV). This post is for the awareness of parents to monitor their child’s immunization.
Annotations from the childhood immunization chart
Vaccines inside the pink box – vaccines given in the Philippine Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) of the department of
- BCG – Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine – given intradermally (ID)-should be given at the earliest possible age after birth within the first two months of life. This vaccine is a preparation used to immunize individuals against tuberculosis.
- DTap/ DTwP – Diptheria and Tetanus Toxids and Accellular Pertussis – Vaccines against three infectious diseases namely diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus.
- Hepatitis B
- Haemophilus Influenzae Type B conjugates Vaccince (HIB)
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
- Poliovirus vaccine (IPV/ OPV)
- Tetanus and Diptheria Toxoid (Td)/ Tetanus and Diphteria Toxoids and Accellular Pertussis (Tdap)
- Hepatitis A
- Human Papillomavirus vaccine (HPV)
- Influenza vaccine
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (MMRV)
- Pneumococcal vaccines (PCV/ PVP)
- Rota Virus Vaccine (RV)
- Varicella Vaccine