Learning Outcomes for Study Session 2

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • 2.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 2.1 and 2.5)
  • 2.2  Describe the antibacterial vaccines included in the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in Ethiopia. (SAQs 2.1, 2.2 and 2.4)
  • 2.3  Describe the storage, dosages and schedules of the antibacterial EPI vaccines. (SAQs 2.1 and 2.2)
  • 2.4  Describe the possible adverse events following immunization with the antibacterial EPI vaccines and how you manage them at Health Post level. (SAQs 2.3 and 2.4)
  • 2.5  Describe the contraindications that mean you should not immunize a child with one of the antibacterial EPI vaccines. (SAQs 2.3 and 2.5)

Study Session 2  Antibacterial Vaccines

2.1  BCG vaccine