The prevention of poor diet, inactivity, obesity, smoking, unsafe alcohol use, abuse of drugs and related substances, unplanned and unwanted teenage pregnancy,.
In infancy and early childhood curative medicine can have an important preventive role. Early diagnosis and effective treatment of diseases such as meningitis,.
Good intrapartum obstetric care and subsequent effective monitoring, investigation and treatment of the many disorders from which the newborn infant may.
Genetic factors in either parent, the present and past health of the mother, her age, her habits (e.g. smoking, alcohol), the frequency of her pregnancies,.
In general, most of the routine vaccines recommended in national immunization schedules can safely be given to most children, and no child should be denied.
Stark inequalities in access to vaccination exist within and between countries, with children living in disadvantaged circumstances having considerably.
Immunization schedules are the basic framework for the delivery of immunizations to individuals and the community. No one schedule is applicable to all.
A vaccine is an antigen, originally derived from or similar to a bacterium or virus, used for active immunization. Vaccines may comprise live attenuated.