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Immunization can protect children against many potentially severe infectious diseases. Vaccines are one of the most effective and safest preventive care measures available.

Vaccination schedule

The UAE Government mandates vaccinations to children from when they are born to when they reach Grade 11. Vaccinations prevent the following diseases:

  • BCG: Bacillus, Calmette-Guerin (against tuberculosis)
  • DPT: Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus
  • DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus, and acellular Pertussis
  • Hep B: Hepatitis B
  • Hexavalent: DTaP, Hib, Hep B and IPV
  • Hib: Haemophilus, Influenzae Type B
  • HPV: Human Papillomavirus
  • IPV: Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine
  • MMR: Measles, Mumps and Rubella
  • OPV: Oral Poliovirus Vaccine
  • PCV: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
  • Pentavalent: DPT, Hib and Hep B
  • Tdap: Tetanus, reduced Diphtheria and reduced Pertussis
  • Tetravalent: DTaP and Hib.
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