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BCG vaccination in Finland and the Finnish vaccination index

World Health Organization. Tuberculosis Research Office

BCG vaccination in Finland and the Finnish vaccination index

by World Health Organization. Tuberculosis Research Office

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Published by International Tuberculosis Campaign in [Neuilly-sur-Seine] .
Written in English

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  • BCG vaccination -- Finland

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644 T7 W5925 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16905123M

    Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Finland. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Finland: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) . Survey of BCG vaccination policy in Europe: Article (PDF Available) in Bulletin of the World Health Organisation 76(1) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    Travellers who should have the BCG vaccine. The BCG vaccine is also recommended for people under the age of 16 who are going to live with local people for more than 3 months in an area with high rates of TB or where the risk of multi-drug-resistant TB is high. Read more about travel vaccinations. Find out which countries have a high rate of TB.   An Irish private healthcare company has said that it has been offe doses of the BCG vaccine from the Canadian medical supply company, Intervax.

    Hazel M. Dockrell, in The Value of BCG and TNF in Autoimmunity (Second Edition), Biomarkers That Predict Protection. BCG vaccination induces scar formation and a Th1 cell response in infants. 10 Measurement of interferon-γ (IFNγ)—the signature Th1 cytokine secreted in response to BCG itself or to crossreactive mycobacterial antigen preparations such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. with BCG vaccine. This brief document updates the guidance provided on the safety of BCG vaccine in HIV-infected infants in the position paper on BCG vaccine, 2 taking into consideration the recent recommendations of GACVS. Key issues A number of factors need to be taken into consideration when assessing the risk for HIV infection and.


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BCG vaccination in Finland and the Finnish vaccination index by World Health Organization. Tuberculosis Research Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

BCG vaccine protects infants and small children against serious forms of TB disease. BCG (which stands for Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) vaccine protects infants and small children against serious forms of TB disease such as TB meningitis and generalized TB.

Previously all children were vaccinated against TB. In the national immunization program, all Finnish children are vaccinated against 9 infec.

tious diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, severe infections due to Haemophilus. influenzae type b, measles, mumps, rubella and influenza.

In addition, vaccination against. Tick-borne encephalitis vaccine (TBE) All residents of Åland aged 3 and above are entitled to TBE vaccination coverage. TBE vaccinations are also given to anyone aged 3 or over who lives in Parainen or Simo or who spends more than 4 weeks outdoors in the natural environment in those municipalities.

In Finland, all newborns are currently offered BCG vaccination, and the national coverage is over 98%. The annual incidence of tuberculosis is low, at Author: Eeva Salo. In Finland, all newborns are currently offered BCG vaccination, and the national coverage is over 98%.

The annual incidence of tuberculosis is low, at / in and has been steadily declining in recent years. Finland differs from the other Nordic countries in that the majority of cases are detected in people aged 65 and over in the indigenous population, and only a smaller Cited by: A Global Database of BCG Policies and Practices.

Welcome to the updated BCG Atlas. > Updated in BCG vaccination policies and practices for over countries. Vaccination coverage in Finland under the vaccination programme is excellent.

Families very rarely refuse childhood vaccinations. If a child has not received a particular vaccination at a child care clinic, this can be remedied in school health care or student health care. Foreign Language Terms Aids to Translating Foreign Immunization Records.

Table 1 Diseases, Vaccine, and Related Terms This table lists terms, by language, for vaccine-preventable diseases and vaccines, and other terms that can be found on immunization records.

Table 2 Vaccines by Trade Name BCG Vaccine BCG BCG -Medac BCG Begrivac Influenza. a result in virtually all European countries BCG vaccination programmes were developed with specific indications, methods, and timetables.

Such programmes have never been uniform owing to disparate results from clinical trials ofthe vaccine's efficacy (2). Realization of the negligible impact of BCG vaccination on the community transmission of TB.

The main use of BCG is for vaccination against vaccine can be administered after birth intradermally. BCG vaccination can cause a false positive Mantoux test, although a very high-grade reading is usually due to active disease. The most controversial aspect of BCG is the variable efficacy found in different clinical trials, which appears to depend on ncy category: US: C (Risk not ruled out).

BCG vaccine is not given with a needle and syringe, as most other vaccines are. Instead, the BCG vaccine is a liquid placed directly onto the skin of your upper arm. Then a multi-pronged needle device is used to prick the skin through the liquid to deliver the vaccine into the shallow layers of class: Bacterial vaccines.

Vaccines in the Finnish National Vaccination Programme. Helsinki residents are vaccinated in accordance with the normal vaccination programme (tetanus, diphtheria, polio, etc.) free of charge at their local health stations. Occupational health care and private clinics also provide these basic vaccinations.

The BCG vaccine used in the UK contains strains of a bacterium closely related to the one that causes TB in humans.

The bacterium used for the vaccine is called Mycobacterium bovis, which causes TB in animals such as cows and bacteria in the vaccine are weakened (attenuated) so that they do not cause disease in healthy people. BCG. Bacille Calmette-Guérin.

The tuberculosis vaccine is included in the National Immunisation Programme for children under seven years of age who are at an elevated risk of tuberculosis infection. The vaccine is also administered to other risk groups.

One dose provides protection for. Vaccine policy, decision processes and outcomes vary widely across Europe. The objective was to map these factors across 16 European countries by assessing (A) national vaccination strategy and implementation, (B) attributes of healthcare vaccination systems, and (C) outcomes of universal mass vaccination (UMV) as a measure of how successful the vaccination policy by: Infants (6 through 11 months old): 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine before travel.

This dose does not count as the first dose in the routine childhood vaccination series. People 12 months old or older, with no evidence of immunity or no written documentation of any doses: 2 doses of MMR vaccine before travel.

The 2 doses must be. BCG vaccine contains live attenuated Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) strain of Mycobacterium bovis. The vaccine will not prevent a person becoming infected with tuberculosis.

However, when BCG vaccine is given just after birth, 7 out of 10 of infants and young children will be protected from developing severe forms of TB, e.g. meningeal TB (affecting the brain) and miliary TB. BCG (TB) vaccine side effects.

Reactions to the BCG vaccine are uncommon and generally mild. The most common side effects include fever, headache and swollen glands. More serious complications, such as abscesses or bone inflammation, are rare. Most children develop a sore at the injection site. Once healed, the sore may leave a small scar.

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccinations have been included in Finland’s national vaccination program as a two-dose schedule since Owing to the high (>95%) coverage of vaccinations, indigenous MMR diseases were eliminated from Finland by the by: Giving insight in the vaccine schedules in all countries of the EU, provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

WHO statement on BCG vaccine. Freeze-Dried Glutamate BCG vaccine is a live attenuated vaccine indicated for the prevention of tuberculosis. It has two components, a freeze-dried vaccine and a diluent to be used to reconstitute the vaccine, presented in amber glass.

On 1 Septemberthe BCG vaccination policy in Finland changed from universal to a risk group–based approach, and consequently BCG coverage of infants dropped from >98% to an estimated 6%.

Such a recent and drastic change in BCG coverage has Cited by:   Objective Assess the current BCG vaccination policies and delivery pathways for immunisation in Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) in England since the change in recommendations. Design A survey of key informants across PCTs using a standardised, structured questionnaire.

Setting PCTs in England. Results Complete questionnaires were returned from (84%) by: 8.