Vaccination

The responsibility to see a generation free from morbidity, mortality arising from contracting communicable diseases is yours and ours.

Vaccination under the Uganda National Expanded Program on Immunisation (UNEPI) is scheduled every Wednesday and Sunday of the week from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Unable to come on Wednesday. Please come on Sunday. Vaccination against other communicable diseases is available every day of the week.

Parents and guardians you are encouraged to bring your children for deworming and Vitamin A supplementation at 6 Months, 1 year 1 and half years till  5 years of age as recommended by the Ministry of Health.

IMPORTANT VACCINES AVAILABLE AT DHS
HEPATITIS B VACCINE
CERVICAL CANCER
FLU VACCINE
YELLOW FEVER VACCINE
MEASLES MUMPS AND RUBELLA VACCINE
ROTA VIRUS VACCINE
PNEUMO - 23
RABIES VACCINE
CHICKEN POX VACCINE
Immunisable DiseaseVaccineAge/Frequency
Tuberculosis BCG
  • At birth with in the first 2 weeks of life
  • At 6week (1 1/2 months)
  • At 10 weeks (2 1/2 months)
  • At 14 weeks (3 1/2 months)
  • At 6 weeks (1 1/2 months)
Pneumococcal Infection PCV
  • At birth with in the first 2 weeks of life
  • At 6week
  • At 10 weeks
  • At 14 weeks
Diplheria DPT(DPT- HepB - Hib)
  • At 6week
  • At 10 weeks
  • At 14 weeks
Tetanus
  • Tetanus vaccine(DDT-HepB - Hib)
  • Tetanus toxoid
  • At 6week
  • At 10 weeks
  • At 14 weeks
  • TT1 - First conctanct with women of child bearing Age
  • TT2 one month after TT1
  • TT3 six month after TT2
  • TT4 one year after TT3
  • TT5 one year after TT4
Measles and Rubella MR vaccine
  • At 9 weeks
  • At 18 months(1 1/2years)
Hepatitis B Hepatitis B vaccine
  • At Birth
  • At 6 weeks
  • At 10 weeks
  • At 14 weeks
  • Children aged 10yrs and above and adults 1st dose
  • 2nd - One mionth after 1st dose
  • 3rd - 5 mionth after 2nd dose
Influnze type B infection Hib (DDT- Hep B - Hib)
  • At Birth
  • At 6 weeks
  • At 10 weeks
  • At 14 weeks
Human Papiloma Virus (cancer of cervix) HPV
  • Girls - 10 yrs of age
  • HPV1
  • HPV2- 6 months after HPV1
Flu Flu vaccine
  • At 6 months 2 dose
  • At 7 months then 1 dose annauly
  • HPV2- 6 months after HPV1
Yellow Fever Yellow fever vaccine
  • Children at 9 months
  • Adults
Typhoid Typhoid vaccine
  • Starung age-2years
  • Adults
Varicella Zoster Virus Chicken Pox vaccina (Varicella vaccine)
  • At 1 1/2 yrs
Rabies Anti Rabies Vaccine
  • Pre exposure
  • Post exposure

NB: Diptheria, tetanus, Hepatitis B and Influenza type B infector are given as a combined vaccine.