What is the importance of childhood immunisation programmes?


What is immunization?

Immunization is the ability of the body to produce an immune response either naturally or by vaccination. These strategies help people develop immunity or resistance to a specific disease. Immunization is the method of making a person immune to a specific disease through the administration of a vaccine.

What diseases does immunisation protect children from?

Immunisation protects against many serious childhood diseases, including:

  • measles
  • meningococcal C
  • whooping cough (pertussis)
  • chickenpox (varicella)
  • German measles (rubella)
  • mumps
  • pneumococcal disease
  • polio
  • tetanus, etc.

Why childhood immunisation programmes is important?

Childhood immunization programmes give long term protection to children against many infectious diseases.

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