The Expanded Vaccination Program (EPI) has been operational throughout Cameroon since 1982. Since 1993, vaccination services have been integrated into the Minimum Activity Package (PMA) of the country's health facilities. The EPI offers free vaccines for children, adolescents and women. These vaccines protect against at least 14 preventable diseases, namely:Read more
During childhood, infectious diseases are numerous, especially in autumn and winter. They are manifested by fever, cold, cough, diarrhea, vomiting or pimples that disappear quickly. Nobody offers to vaccinate against these minor diseases!
Unfortunately, some contagious infections are dangerous and can lead to serious complications or sometimes even death and which can be prevented with vaccines.Read more
Vaccines to prevent other diseases have since been available and are now recommended by the WHO for use globally, such as those against hepatitis B, rotavirus diarrhea, pneumonia and other infections. respiratory tract caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b and pneumococci. Others, such as the yellow fever vaccine, are recommended in countries with a high disease burden.Read more
A vaccine is a preventive medicine against infectious diseases. The principle consists in inoculating a healthy person with a bacterium or a virus rendered harmless, or simply a fragment of it, so that the body learns to recognize it and develops immune defenses.Read more
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