The doctors at Koster Clinic can offer peace of mind for parents and adults who would like to make sure they are immunised against serious diseases. Our clinic offers routine, scheduled immunisations and vaccinations for both children and adults, as well as vaccination for travelling abroad.
Our internationally trained and qualified doctors can advise you on which vaccines should be given to your child. We recommend the following vaccination programme from the Dubai Health Authority, which follows international guidelines.
National Immunisation Program:
As per the schedule from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), your new baby and child can receive different immunisations at different periods in their early life stage.
Most countries in the developed world tend to recommend the same kinds of vaccines for babies, children and adults. However, vaccination schedules are not exactly the same from country to country.
o 6-in-1 vaccine: this protects your child against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), Polio, Hepatitis B and Hib (Haemophilus influenza type b).
o Pneumococcal (PCV): this protects your child against pneumococcal infection.
o Hib vaccine: protects against Haemophilus influenza type b.
o MMR vaccine: protects against measles, mumps and rubella.
o DTaP: protects against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis).
o Hepatitis B vaccination: Hepatitis B is an infection caused by hepatitis B virus. It affects the liver.
o DPT booster: protects against tetanus, diphtheria & whooping cough (pertussis).
Additional Offered Vaccines at Koster Clinic:
Rotavirus vaccine: Is a vaccine used to protect against rotavirus infections, which are the leading cause of severe diarrheaamong young children.
Hepatitis A vaccine: As per CDC this is an inactivated (killed) vaccine. You will need 2 doses for long-lasting protection. These doses should be given at least 6 months apart. Children are routinely vaccinated between their first and second birthdays (12 through 23 months of age).
Meningococcal vaccine: Protects against meningitis.
HPV vaccine: Protects against cancers caused by HPV and genital warts.
Tetanus vaccine: Helps prevent tetanus, an infection caused by Clostridium tetani bacteria.
Flu vaccination: Recommended for children and adults with weakened immune systems or other medical conditions.
Travel Vaccines Offered at Koster Clinic:
o Hepatitis A
o Diphtheria, Polio and Tetanus booster