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Immunization service for children

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  • Age below 12 years.
  • Referral letter from a medical practicitioner or as referred by the medical officer at OPD.

Necessary Supporting documents:

  • Child Health Development Record
  • Past Medical Records
  • Refferal Letters

Weekly Immunization schedule:

Age Vaccine Remarks
0-4 weeks BCG Before leaving the hospital, preferably within 24h of birth.
(If a scar is not present 2nd dose could be offered
after 6 months upto 5 years).
2 months Penta (D,T,P,HepB,Hib), OPV (1st dose) On completion of 2, 4 & 6 months.
(For a defalter or for an un-immunized child,
minimum 6 - 8 weeks gap between doses is adequate).
4 months Penta (D,T,P,HepB,Hib), OPV (2nd dose)
6 months Penta (D,T,P,HepB,Hib), OPV (3rd dose)
9 months JE On completion of 9 months.
12 months MMR (1st dose) On completion of 12 months (1 year).
18 months DTP, OPV (4th dose) On completion of 18 months (1 1/2 years).
3 years MMR (2nd dose) On completion of 3 years.
5 years DT, OPV (5th dose) On completion of 5 years.
12 years aTD On completion of 12 years.

Weekly Immunization schedule:

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. Place / Time
BCG Yes - - - - - Room No. 7
8.00am - 12.00noon
Pentavalent /
- Yes Yes Yes - Yes
JE Yes - - - Yes -
MMR - Yes Yes - - -
aTD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Organization Information

Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children

Dr. Denister De Silva Mawatha,
Colombo 08, Sri Lanka.

Ms. H.P.K.P. Kumari
Telephones:011 2693711, 011 2693712
Fax Nos:011 2686859

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Last Updated On: 2012-07-20 15:25:47
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