Vaccinations

ALL VACCINES ARE MANUFACTURED BY INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURERS AND SOURCED FROM THEIR LOCAL DISTRIBUTERS. PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL FOR PRICES.

Available Vaccines

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Pertussis, Heamophilus Influenza, Hepatitis B (HEXAXIM - Sanofi Pasteur)

A routine childhood vaccine which is normall given to children from 2 months until 4-6 years of age.

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine 13 (PREVENAR 13 - Pfizer)

A routine childhood vaccine which is given to children from age 2 months until 12-15 months.

Rotavirus (ROTATEQ - Merck)  UNAVAILABLE

A routine childhood vaccine that is given to children from 2-6 months.

Chickenpox/Varicella (VARIVAX - Merck) 

A vaccine to protect against chickenpox in those who have  not had the disease. It can be given anytime after 9 months of age through adulthood.

Typhoid (TYPHIM Vi - Sanofi Pasteur)

A travel vaccine that is heavily recommended in Bangladesh. A booster is needed every 2-3 years.

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine (IMOJEV - Sanofi Pasteur) 

A travel vaccine that can be given to children and adults. It is recommended in Bangladesh.

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (TRIMOVAX - Sanofi Pasteur) UNAVAILABLE

A routine childhood vaccine which is given to children starting from age 6 months until 4-6 years of age.

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV-4 GARDASIL - Merck) 

A vaccine that protects against cervical cancer and genital warts, and can be given to males and females, 9-26 years of age.

Influenza (VAXIGRIP Tetra - Sanofi Pasteur) UNAVAILABLE

Southern Hemisphere 2020 season.

Rabies (VERORAB - Sanofi Pasteur)UNAVAILABLE

A vaccine series which can be given to children and adults and prevents the universally fatal Rabies disease. No boosters needed unless working with high-risk animal populations. RECOMMENDED IN BANGLADESH DUE TO LARGE NUMBERS OF UNVACCINATED STRAY ANIMALS.

Hepatitis A - Adult/Child (AVAXIM - Sanofi Pasteur) UNAVAILABLE

A travel vaccine series that is given to children routinely starting at 12 months of age, and adults who have not been vaccinated before. No boosters required.

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine 23 (PNEUMOVAX - 23 - Merck)

A routine adult vaccine given to individuals over the age of 65, and earlier in some cases to individuals at high risk.

Vaccine Schedule

The Family Health Practice recommends following the American Center for Disease Control recommendations with regards to vaccinations, both routine childhood and travel. The schedule can be found at the following links: ​

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/easy-to-read/child-easyread.html 

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/easy-to-read/adolescent-easyread.html

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/adults/rec-vac/index.html

If desired, other countries vaccination schedules can be followed as well, after prior discussion with the clinic staff.

Travel Vaccines

The Family Health Practice generally follows the CDC's recommendations for travel vaccines including the following: 

Typhoid 

A travel vaccine that is heavily recommended in Bangladesh. A booster is needed every 2-3 years if the injected vaccine is taken, otherwise every 5 years if the oral vaccine is used.

Rabies

A vaccine series which can be given to children and adults and prevents the universally fatal Rabies disease. No boosters needed unless working with high-risk animal populations. RECOMMENDED IN BANGLADESH DUE TO LARGE NUMBERS OF UNVACCINATED STRAY ANIMALS.

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine  

A travel vaccine that can be given to children and adults. It is recommended in Bangladesh.