Services

Services

Well Child/Immunization Clinics

Immunization clinics are run twice weekly (Tuesdays and Thursdays). Promotive and preventive healthcare input is made these clinics where we assess growth, development and general physical health.

Immunization is offered according to the National Programme on Immunization (NPI).  

Age

Immunization

 

Birth – 2 weeks

BCG

Oral Polio0

Hepatitis B0

 

 

 

6 weeks

Diphtheria

Pertusis

Tetanus

Hepatitis B

Hib

 

 

Pentavalent 1

Oral Polio1

 

Pneumococcal Conjugate1

 

 

 

10 weeks

Diphtheria

Pertusis

Tetanus

Hepatitis B

Hib

 

 

Pentavalent 2

Oral Polio2

 

Pneumococcal Conjugate2

 

 

14 weeks

Diphtheria

Pertusis

Tetanus

Hepatitis B

Hib

 

 

Pentavalent 3

Oral Polio3

 

Pneumococcal Conjugate3

 

6 months

Oral Vitamin A

 

9 months

Measles

 

Yellow Fever

 

 

*Oral Vitamin A is given every 6 months from age 6 months to 5 years (Total of 10 doses)

At Lifeline Children's Hospital, we also provide additional immunization against Rotavirus, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), Chicken Pox, Hepatitis A, Meningococcal Meningitis, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Rabies.

Safe and effective immunization has been the most beneficial health measure for children this century.

"No child should be denied immunization without consideration of consequences to that child and the community." - World Health Organisation