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Turkmenistan Expands Vaccination Calendar According to WHO Recommendations

According to the recommendations of the World Health Organization, Turkmenistan is purposefully introducing new vaccines into the national The vaccination calendar.

In 2019, new vaccines have been introduced against Hepatitis A, rotavirus, and pneumococcal infections. Turkmenistan has one of the highest immunization rates in Central Asia. The government has been funding the purchase of vaccines since 2001 through UNICEF. 

It is worth noting that last week Turkmenistan celebrated European Immunization Week. 

Below is the national calendar of preventive vaccinations approved by the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan: 

Newborn In the first 24 hours of life, there is a vaccination procedure against hepatitis B (HBV-1.).

At 2-3 days of life-opposed Tuberculosis (BCG-1) and Poliomyelitis (OPV-0).

В 2 months - athwart Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B and Hib infection (АКДС-1-ВГВ-2-Хиб-1); Poliomyelitis (OPV-1); pneumococcal infection (PCV-1); rotavirus infection (Company 1).

В 3 months - athwart Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B and Hib infection (АКДС-2-ВГВ-3-Хиб-2); Poliomyelitis (OPV-2) and (IPV); rotavirus infection (Company 2).

В 4 months - athwart Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B and Hib infection (АКДС-3-ВГВ-4-Хиб-3); Poliomyelitis (OPV-3); pneumococcal infection (PCV-2) and rotavirus infection (Company 3).

В 12-15 months - athwart measles, mumps, rubella (CPC-1) and pneumococcal infection (PCV-3).

В 18 months - athwart diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus (DPT-4); polio (OPV-4); and viral hepatitis A (VHA).

В 6 years - athwart diphtheria, tetanus (ADS) and measles, mumps, rubella (PDA-2).

В 9 years - against malignant neoplasms caused by papillomavirus human (HPV-1) and (HPV-2).

В 14 years - athwart Tuberculosis (BCG-2) .

В 15 years - athwart diphtheria, tetanus (ADS-M-1).

В 25 years - athwart diphtheria, tetanus (ADS-M-2).

To get vaccinated, citizens should apply to health centers in their place of residence. Vaccinations approved in the calendar are paid for by the state.

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