The expanded programme on immunization currently focuses on three main diseases that are of global concern for eradication and elimination: polio, measles and neonatal tetanus (nnt) surveillance at community level is strengthened by health surveillance assistants (hsas. The expanded programme on immunization benefits of immunization the first diseases targeted by the epi were diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, measles, poliomyelitis and tuberculosis. August is national adolescent immunization month in observance of this activity, the doh in partnership with department of education and different local government units will be conducting a month-long nationwide school-based immunization to all children enrolled in grades 1 and 7 in all public schools. The expanded program on immunization (epi) in the philippines began in july 1979 and, in 1986, made a response to the universal child immunization goal and, in 1986, made a response to the universal child immunization goal.
Pointers on immunization: every child deserves to be given the benefits of immunization protection based on immunization law no vaccine gives 100% protection they go hand in hand with good hygiene and other measures for disease prevention. Kenya expanded programme on immunization (kepi) description the world health organization (who) initiated the expanded program on immunization (epi) in may 1974 with the objective to vaccinate children throughout the world. Expanded program on immunization multi year plan 2012-2016 central expanded programme on immunization department of health, ministry of health.
Guidelines: expanded program on immunisation vaccine guidelines, manual health-e news march 7, 2014 published by the national department of health, the 2010 guidelines include an updated immunization schedule including the two new vaccines. The expanded program on immunization (epi) was established by the world health organization (who) in 1974 to provide protection against six vaccine-preventable diseases through routine infant immunization. Immunization coverage and risk factors for failure to immunize within the expanded programme on immunization in kenya after introduction of new haemophilus influenzae type b and hepatitis b virus antigens. The expanded program on immunization (epi) in the philippines began in july 1979 and, in 1986, made a response to the universal child immunization goal. Epi vaccines handouts 1 lecture notes on epi (expanded program on immunization)prepared by: mark fredderick r abejo rn, man 1 clinical instructor epi concept and importance of expanded program on vaccination immunization immunization – is the process by which vaccines are introduced into the body before infection sets inobjective: vaccines are administered to to reduce the morbidity and.
Unicef’s “reaching every community” strategy helps focus immunization activities and resources on the most vulnerable and excluded communities so that all children are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases, regardless of where they live. Tag: expanded program on immunization (epi) no posts to display subscribe to us enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email email address ace nursing school nursing exam cram sheet for nclex-rn. The world health organization (who) initiated the expanded program on immunization (epi) in may 1974 with the objective to vaccinate children throughout the world.
In pakistan, the expanded program on immunization aims to immunize all children between 0 and months against eight vaccine preventable diseases that include infant 23 tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertussis, neonatal , hepatitis b, tetanus. Over the past years, cold chain capacity has expanded, new life-saving vaccines have been introduced, vaccination coverage has expanded for traditional and new and under-utilized vaccines, and immunization is among the government’s top health priorities. Who expanded program on immunization ( epi): a child immunization b vaccination of pregnant women with tetanus toxoid epi objectives: 1 reducing of six target disease tuberculosis, diphtheria, neonatal tetanus, whooping cough ,poliomyelitis and measles 2 eradication of the morality rate from six target disease. The expanded program on immunization seeks to ensure that children, particularly infants, and their mothers have access to vaccines recommended for their age to prevent specific diseases.
Expanded program on immunization ii department of surveillance & disease control expanded program on immunization ministry of health, sultanate of oman. The expanded program on immunization (epi) was established in 1976 to ensure that infants/children and mothers have access to routinely recommended infant/childhood vaccines six vaccine-preventable diseases were initially included in the epi: tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and measles. After diphtheria immunization was introduced, the number of cases gradually fell to about 19,000 in 1945 before the implementation of routine immunization against diphtheria in the 1940s and 1950s, diphtheria occurred throughout the world in large cyclical epidemics. Expanded program on immunization in pakistan 1 working paper no: 143 poverty and social impact analysis of expanded program on immunization in pakistan vaqar ahmed1 sofia ahmed2 1 the author is the deputy executive director at the sustainable development policy institute 2 the author has worked as a research economist at the pakistan institute of development economics, in islamabad, pakistan.
Zimbabwe expanded programme on immunisation comprehensive multi year plan 2015-2019 ii encouraged partners to support the program in addition there is a close interaction with un inter-country the zimbabwe expanded programme on immunization is one of the key. Polio polio is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus it invades the nervous system, and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours.
In may 1974, the world health organization (who) established the expanded program on immunization (epi) in order to extend the enormous benefits of vaccination to a larger number of children. The expanded program on immunization is a world health organization program with the goal to make vaccines available to all children history the world health organization (who) initiated the expanded program on immunization (epi) in may 1974 with the objective to vaccinate children throughout the world. May 3, 2009 — editor's note: the current expanded program on immunization (epi) schedule should be modified to a 2-dose series for most vaccines, with a booster at 12 months, according to a. So, it is clear that expanded program of immunization (epi) has pushed bangladesh towards better health through the delivery system of immunization government is implementing other projects like health education, arsenicosis control program, control of non-communicable diseases etc.