Vaccines are the most effective public health strategy in preventing a range of infectious diseases. With immunization, millions of deaths and serious sequelae could have been avoided, either by controlling or even eliminating diseases such as measles, rubella, polio and smallpox.
However, according to a technical note issued by the Minister of State for Health Affairs, in recent years there has been a decline in adherence to health campaigns. vaccination Unified Health System (SUS), mainly due to the spread of false news and misinformation through social networks, as well as the deceptive sense of security caused by the near-disappearance of some diseases.
Thus, in order to reverse this situation, the DPP Santa Catarina (MPSC), through the fourth prosecutor’s office Camborić Bath, a recommendation to adopt a series of measures to the municipal health and education departments in Camborić BathThe Federation of Private Schools in the state of Santa Catarina and the coordination of immunization in the municipality of Balneário Cambori.
Among the actions are holding lectures and communication campaigns to explain the benefits and safety of vaccines, implementing mandatory vaccinations in public and private schools – preceded by authorization from parents and/or legal guardians – and collecting governors. Vaccination at the time of registration, under the provisions of state law.
The Public Prosecution also recommended public and private schools to inform the Guardianship Council of cases of non-vaccination of which they are aware, and caused by the neglect or neglect of parents, so that preventive measures stipulated in the Child and Adolescent Law can be taken. can be applied.
Attorney General Alan Poetger warns that if children are not vaccinated in mandatory cases, parents or legal guardians may receive penalties established by law, whether monetary (fines) or, in extreme cases, until the continuity of the right is discussed in court. Custody, due to the possible violation of obligations arising from the authority of the family. Poetger also argues that above the individual freedom of adults, there is a duty to preserve the health and life of the child and the interest of society itself in protecting public health.
The vaccination schedule proposed by the Ministry of Health includes the following vaccinations:
- BCG: Vaccine against tuberculosis.
- HBV: hepatitis B vaccine.
- Sabine: Polio Vaccine.
- DPT-Hib: a vaccine against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, and influenza type B.
- FA: Yellow Fever Vaccine
- DPT: Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus Vaccine
- Triviruses: measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
- Rotavirus: Oral rotavirus vaccine.
- DT: an adult double vaccine against diphtheria and tetanus.
The Brazilian Society of Pediatrics recommends other vaccines that are not included in the vaccination schedule, namely:
- influenza for children aged 6 to 24 months;
- pneumococcus for children aged 2 to 60 months;
- Hepatitis A for children over one year of age.
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