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Vaccines Protect

Vaccines Protect

BCG * Protects against Tuberculosis (TB). * Given right after birth in upper-left arm. * A blister will form where the injection was given and it normally heals with a small scar.

Babies are at high risk for TB. That is why they must be vaccinated quickly, on the day they are born or as soon as possible.


(Penta) is a combination of five vaccines in one dose. An infant needs 3 doses of Penta vaccine to be fully protected.

Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)

Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)

It is important that all children receive at least one dose of IPV as it provides extra protection against polio on top of the protection from OPV.

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV)

Rotavirus Vaccine

Oral Cholera Vaccine

Measles and Rubella Vaccine

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