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The Service of “Medical Fitness” will be Temporarily Stopped for Maintenance Activity on Tuesday, 11 June 2024 from 9:00 PM till 9:30 PM

The residency medical examination service will be permanently closed at the Ajman Public Health Center starting on June 3, 2024. You can go to the Mushairef Center or Al Nuaimiya Center for the residency medical examination.

The residency medical examination service will be permanently closed at the Fujairah Public Health Center starting June 3, 2024. You can go to the Al Amal Center or the Mena Tower Center for the residency medical examination.

Dear customers, the residency medical examination service will be permanently closed at the following public health centers: (Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, and Fujairah), starting from June 3, 2024.

The residency medical examination service will be permanently closed at the Umm Al Quwain Public Health Center, starting June 3, 2024. You can go to Al Mudar Center for the residency medical examination.

Polio

What is Polio?

It is disease caused by the poliovirus. The virus spreads from person to person and can infect a person's spinal cord, causing paralysis.


What are the symptoms of polio?

  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Stomach Pain
  • Tiredness

Prevention of Polio

It is recommended that children get 4 doses of polio vaccine to protect against polio as part of the series of routine childhood vaccines.


Children should get one dose at each of the following ages:

  • 2 months old
  • 4-6 months old
  • 6 through 18 months old
  • 5 through 6 years old

What Are the Types of Polio Vaccine?

  • Oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV): It is given orally in the form of drops
  • Inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV): it is given as an injection in the leg or arm

Do you know that:

  • Two doses of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) are 90% effective or more against paralytic polio.
  • Three doses of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) are 99% to 100% effective.

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