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Pentavalent vaccines

This vaccine was introduced in September 2009 with BHTF co-financing it with The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI). As of 2018, immunization coverage stands at around 97%.

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As cervical cancer was found to be leading cancer among women in Bhutan, Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother championed the cause to reducing cervical cancer related deaths in women. Hence, in 2010 after Her Majesty’s tireless effort in championing for the HPV and through forging of relations with the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (ACCF), the Nation-Wide ...

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Pneumococcal vaccines (PCV)

In an effort to prevent children from meningitis and Pneumonia, Bhutan Health Trust Fund has started funding the Pneumococcal Conjugative Vaccine (PCV 13) which was introduced by Ministry of Health in January 2019. An estimated 800 deaths due to pneumonia and meningitis has been reported in the last nine years. Pneumococcal diseases include meningitis, otitis media, pneumonia and bacteremia. Ho ...

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Influenza Vaccine

The influenza (Flu) Vaccine was launched by the Honorable Health Minister, Dechen Wangmo on 6th November 2019. This vaccine is targeted towards high-risk groups namely:pregnant women, people with chronic medical conditions, children in the age range of 6 months to 23 months, elderly population and health worker.

BHTF supports the vaccination for children, el ...

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