National Immunization Awareness Month
Immunizations are the primary reason why today we don't fall sick that often, and is one of the reasons we are alive today, keeping many deadly viruses at bay. The concept of vast immunizations only evolved around 60-70 years ago, and in the last 50 years, in particular, it has saved billions of life worldwide and quite significantly in India as well.
Each country of this world is doing its best to reach each citizen and provide with necessary vaccinations to maintain the overall health status of each nation. In many countries, due to many reasons, including a lack of development or education in general, coupled with the supplies of the necessary vaccinations. In India, mainly, there are plenty of areas, located remotely and even in the cities that can sometimes not access the required immunizations.
The idea of the National Immunization Month is to spread awareness from all possible angles and explain the dire necessity of getting vaccinated. Immunizations are not only restricted to children, as even adults have a different set of vaccinations made available by the authorities and the healthcare department. Often the problems with various diseases occurring in India is the fact that, although children vaccination has been made readily available, the concept of adult immunization is still to hit full flow. This problem is mainly due to a lack of awareness among most people and the education required to understand what vaccinations they might be in need of.
Reasons to get Vaccinated.
- To reduce the risk of contracting Serious illnesses and diseases
- To help prevent passing on a serious illness to people near us
- To help those who are unable to access vaccinations
- Significant avoidance of medical costs in the future due to getting sick
Touching upon the subject of adult vaccinations again, here are some of the diseases people in this category might require immunizations for –
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, whooping cough
- Influenza or flu
- Varicella or chickenpox
- MMR / measles, Mumps, rubella
- Hepatitis A & B
- Meningococcal disease
At Premier Hospital, we are very much into the idea of helping those who require vaccinations, and on the eve of the National Immunizations Month, we are ready to perform checks and provide the necessary vaccinations to all those who wish to come here. We know the importance of getting immunized, and with the right advice from our doctors, you too can look forward to leading a healthy life, free of many deadly diseases and viruses.
About The Hospital:
Since the inception of Premier Hospital in 1991 till today, we have grown to unprecedented levels, due to our excellence in medical sciences and healthcare. Premier Hospital is the creation of Dr Mahesh Marda and when it was first established, was only a small, 30-bed hospital facility. Back then, we provided only secondary care to patients, but that certainly has changed in the present landscape.
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