The Secretary of Health of the State of Mexico reported that in the near future, Mexican entities will receive approximately 448,000 330 Tuberculosis and Hepatitis B Vaccines Published by the Federal Government through the National Center for Child and Adolescent Health (CENSIA) and corresponds to the second term of the year.
Mexico’s health department detailed through an information card that it is waiting for the final months of the year mexican governmentthrough the National Center for Child and Adolescent Health, offers biologyto protect children from tuberculosis and hepatitis B.
He explained that in the first semester of this year, the application of biological vaccines continues and the entity is expected to receive about 448,330 doses of vaccines from the Commonwealth through the Commonwealth in the near future. Census Bureau.
Over 250,000 doses administered
The national agency explained that through different strategies, including national health dayto promote children’s immunization, so the health staff guides the completion of the basic program.
Regarding BCG and hepatitis B biologicals, the Mexican Ministry of Health explained that in August 2022 and November 2022, the entity received a total of 353,290 BCG and 234,580 hepatitis B vaccines, respectively; achieved application to a total of 250,060 Girls, boys, newborns and children under five.
after the shortage BCG and Hepatitis B VaccinesThe Secretariat explained that the BCG vaccine is indicated for newborns to protect against tuberculosis and diseases affecting the liver, recommended for infants and children under one year of age, and is given intradermally in the outer upper arm and outer thigh.
Regarding the hepatitis B vaccine, he noted that it was given to girls and boys up to five years of age and that the schedule consisted of three doses, the first preferably given within the first few hours of life (in extreme cases in the injection within the first 7 days) of the newborn’s life); the second at 2 months and the third at 6 months.
He also explained that the hepatitis B vaccine is available for adolescents and adults, starting at age 11, and for adolescents who have not previously received the vaccine, the dose will depend on the type of vaccine presentation.
Once supplies are in place, they will be administered to the target age group through the 19 health jurisdictions of the Mexican State Institute of Health (ISEM).