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Jordan receives EU-funded childhood vaccines

Ministry of Health building
(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Ministry of Health received Wednesday a shipment of vaccines from the World Health Organization, funded by the EU’s Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (Madad), to support the national immunization program.اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the free shipment of vaccines included 61,570 doses of the measles vaccine, 54,900 doses of the DTP vaccine, 308,000 doses of the polio vaccine, and 144,710 doses of the hexavalent vaccine.

Additionally, the shipment included the double viral vaccines, which are given to first-grade students, tenth-grade students, and pregnant women; the DTP vaccine, given to children at the age of 18 months as a booster dose; the hexavalent vaccine, given to children in three doses at the age of two, three and four months; the measles vaccine, given to children at the age of 9 months, and the hepatitis A vaccine, given to children in two doses at the age of one year old and at a year and a half years old.


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