Zacatecas tops the nation in childhood vaccinations
- The application coverage of hexavalent, diphtheria, rotavirus, pneumococcus and other vaccines in the state reached 99%
- Results published by CENSIA
- Gov. David Monreal’s top priority is to ensure quality health care for the population through full compliance with the plan
Zach Zacatecas on July 31, 2023 – Because the first priority of Governor David Monreal Ávila is to guarantee the quality of health services for the population through full compliance with these plans; today, this effort is paying off, in the Ministry of Health (SSZ) and other institutions in the sector Thanks to the efforts of Zacatecas, the state of Zacatecas has achieved the first place in the country in the vaccination of children in the first quarter of 2023.
José Luis Díaz Ortega, director of the National Center for Child and Adolescent Health (CENSIA), sent the agency’s review of the Mexican government’s current nationwide childhood vaccination program measurement results. territory.
The state of Zacatecas achieved 99% coverage of the BCG vaccine for boys and girls under 1 year of age, the same rate as the hexavalent vaccine, which protects infants against diphtheria, whooping cough, hepatitis B and Attacks of tetanus, polio, pneumonia and meningitis.
Likewise, the state achieved 99 percent of its rotavirus and pneumococcal vaccination targets in the second dose; and 99.4 percent of its hexavalent vaccine for 1-year-old girls and boys.
Other vaccines in the program include the SRP vaccine against measles, rubella and mumps, and the DPT against diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus, which have also reached 99 per cent coverage.
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