Child immunisation

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TUBERCULOSIS VACCINE SCHEDULE SIMPLIFIED; know who should get it?

BCG vaccine prevents severe tuberculosis illness. Prevalence of tuberculosis/TB varies widely across countries. Hence, criteria for whom and when to give BCG also differs in developing versus developed nations. In this article we will write about, who should get BCG tb vaccine. Also we will simplify tuberculosis vaccine schedule for all.  Many a times parents …

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8 MOST POPULAR QUESTIONS ABOUT HEPATITIS B VACCINE ; Find here

Hepatitis B vaccine has been saving many lives since the day it is introduced. Undoubtedly it is a very effective vaccine and quite popular as well. Yet there are some questions related to hepatitis B vaccination that push panic button in many. We have brought together all such common queries related to hepatitis b vaccine …

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AMAZING AND HEART WARMING STORY OF IRON LUNG MACHINES

Iron lung machines played pretty much similar role during polio epidemic, what modern ventilators did during covid pandemic. Present day doctors probably will fail to recognise what this machine is. But medical history will always identify an iron lung machine as a legacy version of modern ventilator.  In the year 1940s and 1950s when polio …

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BETTER NOT TO MISS HEPATITIS VACCINE AT BIRTH

Hepatitis vaccine at birth is usually the first vaccine a newborn baby receives routinely after delivery. By saying ‘Hepatitis vaccine’ here we are referring to ‘Hepatitis B vaccine’. It is that vaccine which is made available close to labour room. Health care professionals try to administer this vaccine to a baby, as soon as possible …

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TYPES & PRICE OF HPV VACCINE & SHORT COMINGS; you must know

Parents frequently enquire about types and price of HPV vaccines ready for use. The reason why everyone is so eager to find out more about HPV vaccine is, it is an anti-cervical cancer vaccine.  What is HPV ? HPV stands for “human papilloma virus”. It is main offender for cervix cancer in women. After years …

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