Immunization

Immunization is one of the safest and most effective methods of preventing childhood diseases. It protects against diseases like Tuberculosis, Measles, Hepatitis B, Diphtheria, Poliomyelitis ,Tetanus, Pertussis, Meningitis and Pneumonia.

Under UIP programme significant achievement have been made in preventing and controlling the vaccine preventive able diseases.


Under UIP programme significant achievement have been made in preventing and controlling the vaccine preventive able diseases.

Milestones of Immunization Programme in India

1 1978 Extended programme of immunization (EPI) introduced with small pox eradication
2 1985 Universal Immunization programme introduced.Expanded to entire country.
3 1990 Vitamin ‘A’ Supplementation.
4 1992 Chid Survival and Safe motherhood programme.
5 1995 Polio National Immunization day.
6 1997 Reproductive and Childhealth Programme.(RCH-I)
7 2005 RCH(II)and National Rural Health Mission

vaccine are introduced

In Tripura presently IMR is 20/1000 Live births as per SRS 2015 and Full immunization coverage in 2016-17 is 85%. as per HMIS
At present following vaccine are introduced .

  • BCG
  • bOPV
  • DPT(Booster only)
  • Hepatitis-B(Birth dose only)
  • Pentavalent
  • Rota Virus
  • Measles
  • IPV
  • JE
  • TT/Td (for pregnant women and 10 & 16 years children)

Mission Indradhanush Campaign


Govt of India identified 217 districts in the country including Dhalai, North & West of Tripura state for organizing special immunization sessions to cover left out and drop out children from immunization.


  • 1st phase :April to July 2015( one week in each month wef 7th to 14th ). During 1st phase only 3 three districts covered.(Dhalai, North & West).
  • 2nd phase :October 2015 to January 2016( one week in each month wef 7th to 14th ). During 2ndphase all Eight districts covered.
  • 3rd phase :April to July 2016( one week in each month wef 7th to 14th ). During 3rd phase only 3 three districts covered.(Dhalai, North & West).
  • 4th phase :February to May 2017( one week in each month wef 7th for 7 working days). During 4th phase only 5 districts covered.(Dhalai, North & West, Kumarghat Sub Div of Unakoti and Sabroom Sub div of South ).


Updated status of achievements on Immunisation

    Achievement

Intensified Pulse polio Immunization (IPPI)

Monthly Updated status of achievements on Immunisation (October,2020)

Achievement