Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold
  • Describe the antibacterial vaccines included in the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI).
  • Describe the storage, dosages and schedules of the antibacterial EPI vaccines.
  • Describe the possible adverse events following immunization with the antibacterial EPI vaccines and how you manage them at health facility level.
  • Describe the contraindications that mean you should not immunize a child with one of the antibacterial EPI vaccines.
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