The aim is to give each child, no matter the legal status of their parents, the necessary vaccines to complete his or her vaccinations against Measles, Mumps, Rubella (German Measles), Tetanus, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Whooping cough), Pneumococcal diseases, Human Papilloma Virus and Hepatitis B.
Immunization against viral and bacterial diseases is essential for the public health of a country. Vaccination against infectious diseases was proven to improve the quality of life, decrease diseases and mortality in humans. The is the reason why all children age 0 to 12 years old, are given access to the vaccination program in Aruba, no matter the legal status of their parents.
vaccination program in Aruba no matter the legal status of their parents.
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