Immunization Clinic

Carries out common immunization vaccination for both children and adults.

Benefits of vaccination include partial or complete protection against the consequences of infection for the vaccinated person, as well as overall benefits to society as a whole. Benefits include protection from symptomatic illness, improved quality of life.

Vaccinations of newborn and adults

Vaccine Age to be given Prevents
BCG Vaccine At birth Tuberculosis
Triple Vaccine 2 months Diptheria/Tetanus/Whooping Cough
Triple/Polio Vaccine 2/4/6 month periods (again this vaccine is administered in 1 1/2 yrs) Diptheria/Tetanus/Whooping Cough and Polio
MMR Vaccine 9 months Measles, Mumps and Rubella
Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Over 1 yr (Boosters are given after 1 yr and 2nd) Japanese Encephalitis
Measles and Rubella Vaccine 3 yrs Measles and Rubella
Dual Polio Vaccine 5 yrs Polio
Hepatitis A, B Vaccine (there are separate vaccines for both A and B as well) With in the 1st yr for babies and there are adults dosages as well Hepatitis A+B
Hib Vaccine 1st yr of baby (optional) Haemophyllus Influenza type B
Rubella Vaccine For women during child bearing period Rubella
Anti Rabies Vaccine Following exposure also,(5 doses) can be given in 3 doses prior to exposure Rabies
Chicken Pox Vaccine Over 1 yr and for over 16 in 2 doses Chicken Pox
Meningicoccal Vaccine Adults Meningitis
Tetanus Toxiod Vaccine At exposure or prevention Tetunus
Location : 7th Floor
Contact Person : Dr. B.S. David (MD, DCH, FRCO)
Consultant Pediatrician
Contact No : +94 11 2304444
Extension : 1716
Clinic Days : Saturday 8.00 a. m. - 6.30 p.m.
Sundays 8.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
Closed on : Mercantile & Poya Holidays
E-mail : Immunization Clinic
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