Vaccination coverage among children and adolescents remains low in Campos

Not even half of the children in the municipality have been vaccinated towards mumps, measles and rubella.


July 21, 2022 – 6:21 p.m

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Data from the Undersecretariat for Basic Care, Surveillance and Health Promotion (Subpav), an company linked to the Campos Department of Health, point out that the 2022 vaccination coverage of children and adolescents remains low in the municipality. The drawback paves the best way for the return of illnesses thought of severe akin to measles, polio, among others.

So far, coverage of the Triple Viral, liable for stopping mumps, measles and rubella, is just 47.48%. For the second dose, it solely reached 30.76%. The vaccine that forestalls poliomyelitis, additionally referred to as poliomyelitis or polio, an acute contagious illness, solely 42.93% of children obtained the immunizing agent.

Low coverage is repeated for BCG vaccines that forestall extreme types of tuberculosis, with 46.36%; and meningococcus C, which reached 46.16%. For pneumococci it’s 50.24%. Hepatitis B is at 42.03% and hepatitis A at 37.75%. Chickenpox reached 37.45%.

Also under 50% are pentavalent vaccines with 43.93%, bacterial PTP with 34.94% and rotavirus, with 43.73%.

“Low adherence to vaccines is a gateway to those illnesses, a few of that are thought of eradicated or managed in the nation,” says Subpav’s undersecretary and specialist in infectious illnesses, Rodrigo Carneiro. In order for there to be collective safety towards vaccine-predictable illnesses, the Ministry of Health recommends that the best coverage needs to be between 90% and 95%.

The primary calendar vaccines, which add as much as 18 immunobiologicals out there in the National Immunization Program (PNI), could be discovered in the Basic Health Units (UBS), Prehospital Units (UPH), Hospital São José and Cidade da Criança for the general public basic For particular sufferers, vaccinations should be carried out on the Special Immunobiological Reference Center (Crie). The service is on demand in line with the opening hours of every unit, as specified under.

The municipality additionally maintains energetic analysis on the immunization of children and adolescents, by way of a collaboration between the Department of Health and the Municipal Department of Health and the Department of Education, Science and Technology (Seduct), with itinerant vaccination in the academic facilities of the municipality. instructional community.. To take part in this course of, dad and mom and authorized guardians obtain the shape, which should be stuffed out and signed for the kid or teenager to obtain the vaccines.

“If the particular person has not had any hostile response earlier than, there is no such thing as a contraindication for them to take routine vaccines. “If this occurs, it’s despatched to the Special Immunobiological Reference Center (Crie), which works in the Department of Health, to be evaluated by a medical skilled,” explains Rodrigo Carneiro.


Special Immunobiological Reference Center (CRIE) — Special sufferers.

A Cidade da Criança — Exclusively for children from 2 months to six years, 11 months and 29 days.


Health Center of Guarus

Saint Joseph Hospital

UBS Ponta Grossa

UBS Santa Maria

UBS strains

Josino, councilor of the UBSF

UBSF Eldorado


UBSF Jamil Ábido

UBSF Morangaba

UBSF Imperial Park

UBSF São José Trust

UBSF Poço Gordo

UBSF Santos Dumont

UBSF New Sale

UPH of Ururaí

UPH San Eduardo

UBS Penha

UBSF Custodópolis

UBSF Lagoa de Cima

UBSF Morro do Coco

UBSF bus park

UBSF Ponta da Lama

UBSF Santo Amaro

Cross UPH

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