OPEN CIRCULAR ON INTEGRATED TYPHOID CONJUGATE VACCINE (TCV), HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS VACCINE (HPVV) INACTIVATED POLIO VACCINE (IPV) AND VITAMIN A SUPPLEMENTATION CAMPAIGN: 24/05/2021- 04/06/2021
The City of Bulawayo will be participating in the national integrated Typhoid Conjugated Vaccine, Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPVV) and Vitamin A supplementation in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education and partners.
WHEN WILL THE VACCINES AND VITAMIN A BE GIVEN?
The vaccines and vitamin A will be given from 24 May 2021 to 4 June 2021.
1. Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)- all children born between 23/01/2016 and 24/12/2018
2. Typhoid Conjugated Vaccine (TCV)- all children aged 9 months to below 15 years
3. Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPVV)- Girls in Grade 5, 6 and 7. For girls out of school, the targeted age is 10, 11 and 12 years.
4. Vitamin A- All children from 6 to 59 months
WHERE WILL THE VACCINE BE GIVEN?
Vaccines and Vitamin A Supplementation will be given at all Municipal clinics, Central hospitals, Mater Dei hospital, crèches, primary and secondary schools and outreach points.