National Institute of Vaccines to add TDAP vaccine as new base vaccine.

National Institute of Vaccines to add TDAP vaccine to prevent diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus in pregnant women. It’s the new basic vaccine. Increase immunity to newborns Reduce severe illness before vaccination

Dr. Nakorn Premsri, director of the National Vaccine Institute Interview about additional preparationbasic vaccineNew to the building programImmunity that at present, in the program to enhance immunity National Primary Vaccine Subcommittee 11 types of basic vaccines have been included in the program, which are:

  • Tuberculosis Vaccine (BCG)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus vaccine
  • Vaccines against JE encephalitis
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine
  • Hib meningitis (HIB) vaccine introduced in 2019
  • Rotavirus Diarrhea Vaccine which is packed in 2020

New vaccines being considered into the roadmapboost immunityThere are many types of disease prevention. But the most progress is TDAP vaccine for pregnant women For the prevention of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (acellular pertussis). Due to the immunity of various diseases These were received as a child. Over time, immunity decreases. It is given to pregnant women for the purpose of boosting the immune system in both pregnant women and for protection in infants. which has been reviewed by the National Primary Vaccine Committee The economic value analysis process is left to understand that 2022 should be completed. It will be proposed to the program to enhance the immune system.

“Injectionpregnant womanand affects the baby as well It reduces infant morbidity in these three diseases before the start of baseline vaccination. This will have a gap or gap because babies will start vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus. The first dose is 2 months, followed by 4 months, 6 months, the first 3 doses, and then 1 and a half and 5 years old, which must wait for the first 3 doses of immunity. enough to protect But from the data, it was found that Sometimes the child is sick. whooping cough since childhood From the age of less than 4 months, most of them are in the family. It is the period when the child is not fully immune or not able to get up in time. Because they have not received a single dose of vaccine or vaccine. will get sick first, and whooping cough in young children is often very severe.TDAP vaccine In pregnant women, it can help reduce in children,” said Dr. Nakhon.

procurement progresscervical cancer vaccineor HPV vaccine to inject retrospectively to 5th grade girls who have not been injected for 2 years due to the COVID-19 situation Nakorn said that Companies that import HPV vaccines also have more vaccines, but not much. The Department of Disease Control and the National Health Security Office (NHSO) are in the process of preparing their budget for procurement. because now is the end of the fiscal year

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