Pernambuco has launched a vaccination campaign for school-aged children and adolescents

With the slogan “A contemporary vaccine for again to highschool. 10 notes within the booklet remind dad and mom and caregivers in regards to the significance of immunization

Vaccine is a crucial and vital concern in human life. It typically prevents preventable sicknesses and deaths. No marvel immunization is taken into account an act of affection. To reinforce the significance of the subject, the Government of Pernambuco, by the State Secretaries of Health (SES-PE) and Education (SEE-PE), launched a media campaign on Friday (01/27) to encourage and strengthen. the significance of vaccination in school-aged children and adolescents.

With the slogan “A contemporary vaccine for again to highschool. The Class 10 campaign within the booklet invitations dad and mom or guardians to take their children to vaccination rooms or well being facilities for immunization towards numerous ailments akin to polio, measles, rubella, mumps, meningitis, hepatitis, HPV, yellow fever. In addition to Covid-19, hen pox, diphtheria and tetanus. Because immunization protection beneath the goal stage will increase the chance of recurrence of ailments akin to poliomyelitis and permits the emergence of children and adolescents who are usually not protected towards vaccine-preventable pathologies.

The campaign, which can embody print media, TV spots, radio spots and Internet spots, is ready to coincide with back-to-school by February 10 throughout the state. 70,000 leaflets and 10,000 posters have been produced for instructional and social mobilization actions, which shall be distributed and positioned in well being models and posts. Distribution will happen in colleges and in massive circulation akin to indicators close to bus terminals, subways and college services, built-in to strengthen the campaign with the general public.

The movie and radio reinforce the significance of updating the vaccination booklet, and “Vaccination is a crucial concern to keep away from restoration” and “Back to highschool with an up to date model of the vaccine – ten factors within the booklet. !”. The on-line items shall be posted on social media beginning this Friday (27/01), with a number of encouraging messages warning that “Vaccines immunize towards ailments that may hurt your kid’s well being and studying.”

For Secretary of State for Health Zilda Cavalcanti, a fashionable vaccine is a precedence for Raquel Lira’s authorities. “We deal with individuals by stopping illness. Let’s defend our outdated individuals, our elders, our children. There is nothing higher than beginning the varsity yr with prevention, updating the vaccination schedules in order that the ailments which were eradicated don’t unfold once more in our nation. Therefore, fathers, moms and guardians, we should vaccinate our children and younger individuals to attain 100% protection and 10 within the vaccine and college booklets,” mentioned Zilda.

VACCINATION COVERAGE – In Pernambuco, there has been a decline within the vaccination protection of children beneath 1 yr of age within the final seven years. The protection on this age group reached a most of 76.1%, which is said to the group that obtained the meningococcal CO vaccine, which prevents ailments attributable to meningococcal C (meningitis and meningococcemia). In this case, besides for BCG, which reached 90% in 2022. Polio vaccine towards polio lined 74.3% final yr. In 2015, the index of this vaccination reached 109.3%. It needs to be famous that the determine proposed by the Ministry of Health (MoH) is 95% in all of them.

When the evaluation shifts to necessary vaccines for ages 1 and older, statewide protection declines extra subtly. In 2022, the second dose of MMR was administered to solely 49.4% of the target market – 81.1% of those that obtained the primary dose.

Source: SES/PE

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