2.6 In conclusion
Table 2.8 summarises the antibacterial vaccines in the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in Ethiopia. In Study Session 3, we will turn our attention to the antiviral vaccines in the EPI.
Table 2.8 Summary of antibacterial vaccines in the current EPI in Ethiopia.
|BCG||Tuberculosis||One: at or soon after birth||Intradermal, outer upper right arm|
|Pentavalent vaccine||Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, Hib disease and hepatitis B||Three: at 6, 10 and 14 weeks||Intramuscular, outer upper left thigh|
|TT||Tetanus||At least two: ideally three to five in women of childbearing age||Intramuscular, outer upper arm|
|PCV10||Pneumonia caused by some Streptococcus pneumoniae strains||Three: at 6, 10 and 14 weeks||Intramuscular, outer upper right thigh|