WHAT IS VACCINATION?
Vaccination is an antigenic substance that provides immunity against one or more diseases. It creates immunity in human body and protects from infection and thus prevents the disease and reduce maternal and child mortality rate. Portia offers vaccination at home; BCG ,TT ,H1N1, Chicken Pox, Typhoid, Hepatitis B, Pneumonia, DPT, PENTA Rubella , measles, mumps vaccines available.
WHEN DO YOU NEED US?
If you need any of the following or other vaccination, call us to avail it at the comfort of home.
Common symptoms of Hepatitis B are fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, grey-colored stools, dark urine, joint pain, jaundice etc. This vaccine is recommended to anyone living with someone having Hepatitis B, having sex with an infected partner and people with chronic liver disease.
There is no curative treatment for H1N1 disease as of now. Fever, cough, sore throat, red eyes, headache are common symptoms of H1N1. This disease worsens critical health conditions like heart disease and asthma. Fortunately, there is a preventive vaccination for H1N1.
Typhoid disease can be transmitted through direct contact with dirty water and is more common in flood affected area. Fever above 104 F, diarrhea, headache are common symptoms of typhoid. With typhoid vaccination, one can stay safe from the disease.
Chicken pox is a contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus. Skin rash that forms small, itchy blisters, fever, headache are symptoms of this disease. Chicken pox might leave permanent mark in the skin. Fortunately, Chicken pox vaccine can prevent the disease.
Coughs, fever, shortness of breath are common symptoms of Pneumonia. Elderly people and kids are more commonly infected with Pneumonia. Also, people with weak immune system might face this disease. With Pneumonia vaccination, one can prevent the disease.
Cervical cancers are mostly caused by the sexually transmitted infection human papillomavirus (HPV). Cervical cancer vaccine is recommended for women aged between 11 to 35 years. Cervical cancer vaccination is given as a series of three injections over a six-month period.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
Our experienced nurses visit patient’s home and help with vaccination at home. We also provide vaccination at corporate offices for employees. We offer Flu/H1N1, HBV, HAV, Typhoid, Pneumonia, chicken pox, DTP, MMR, meningitis, cholera, HPV/cervical cancer and Zoster vaccines. Other vaccines can be made available on request.