At Amwaj Polyclinic, we understand you need peace of mind when it comes to protecting your children from serious diseases and making sure they are immunized when travelling abroad.
In a cosmopolitan city such as Dubai, where people from all over the world converge, it is important to carefully follow an advised vaccination schedule.
Some nurseries and schools make up-to-date vaccinations a prerequisite before applying.
- 6-in-1 vaccine: This protects your child against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Hepatitis B and Hib (Haemophilus influenza type b). It’s offered for babies at two, four and six months.
- Pneumococcal or pneumo jab (PCV): This protects your child against pneumococcal infection and is offered for babies at two, four, six and 18 months.
- Rotavirus vaccine: Protects against rotavirus infection (causes childhood diarrhea and sickness) and is offered at two and four months.
- Hib vaccine: Protects against Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) and is offered at two, four, six and eighteen months.
- MMR vaccine: Protects against measles, mumps and rubella and is given when a child is one year old and again at five or six years of age.
- 4-in-1 pre-school booster: Protects against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio and is offered at 18 months.
- HPV vaccine for girls: Given at 12-13 years in two injections about six months apart.
- Hepatitis B vaccination: Offered at two, four and six months.
- 3-in-1 teenage booster: Protects against tetanus, diphtheria and polio and is given at 13 years.
- Meningococcal ACWY vaccine: Protects against meningitis.
We also offer optional vaccines like:
- BCG (tuberculosis) vaccination: Protects against tuberculosis and is offered at birth.
- Flu vaccination: We recommend this for children with weakened immune systems or other medical conditions.
- Travel vaccines, which include:
- Diphtheria, polio and tetanus booster
- Hepatitis A