Suprun showed the updated immunization schedule

Супрун показала обновленный календарь прививок

Suprun told about the new calendar pripravimo

The calendar is aligned with the recommendations of the world health organization and international practice.

The Ministry of health of Ukraine approved an updated calendar of preventive vaccinations. This was announced by acting Minister of health Suprun on his page in Facebook.

According to the amendments already entered into force, tuberculosis (BCG) children should be vaccinated 1 time – 3-5 days of life. Revaccination at 7 years old doing more is not necessary.

A second dose of hepatitis b vaccine In the child will not receive in the first month of life, and secondly. This will allow in the future to vaccinate a multicomponent vaccine that will give protection from several diseases – hepatitis b, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio.

Vaccination according to the vaccination calendar is free. It can be done at the family doctor or pediatrician.

In accordance with who recommendations and based on international practices, vaccination according to the new calendar will help to reduce the number of vaccinations, to save more time doctors and parents. According to Suprun, the changes will also reduce the stress levels of moms, dads and kids, because even painless injections are not always easy.

Earlier Suprun said that more than eight million Ukrainians decided with the doctor.

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