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Private schools call on students' parents to agree to these vaccinations
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Private schools in Abu Dhabi called on students’ families to sign the consent form to give school vaccinations, and identified three classes, whose students will be given booster doses of specific vaccinations according to age and gender, including the first, eighth and 11th grades.

Private schools in Abu Dhabi called on students’ families to sign the consent form to give school vaccinations, and identified three classes, whose students will be given booster doses of specific vaccinations according to age and gender, including the first, eighth and 11th grades.

She explained that the School Health Department (External Therapeutic Services - Seha) recommended giving vaccinations to students, as stimulant and complementary doses to the national vaccination program, according to the recommendations in force from the Abu Dhabi Department of Health.

The schools indicated that first-grade students will be given vaccinations for measles, rubella, mumps, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, and polio (depending on the age of the student), and chickenpox, one or two doses, while eighth-grade students will be given the vaccination to prevent cervical cancer. HPV9 in two doses for those under 15 years of age, and three doses for those over 15 years of age.

She pointed out that 11th grade students (males and females) will be given the tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough vaccination, and the meningococcal (quadruple) vaccine, while the 11th grade students will be given the HPV4 vaccination (three doses).