Dr. Silvan Mathews George MBBS DCH MD (Paediatrics)

Dr. Silvan Mathews George MBBS DCH MD has recently joined the skilled team of doctors at St. Thomas Hospital.

Clinics on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursday from 9am to 1pm

We provide paediatric medical services and immunisation services to children upto 16 years of age. We follow a holistic approach to treatment.

Which diseases do the compulsory vaccines protect against?

The Government of India and the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) recommend some vaccinations that are compulsory for every child. Here we have listed the vaccines followed by the diseases they protect the child against:

  • BCG – tuberculosis
  • DTaP/DTwP - diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • Pertussis (whooping cough)
  • Hepatitis A vaccine - hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B vaccine - hepatitis B
  • Hib vaccine - haemophilus influenzae type B
  • MMR - measles, mumps, rubella
  • OPV (oral polio) and IPV (injectable polio vaccine) - polio
  • Rotavirus vaccine - rotavirus
  • Typhoid vaccine – typhoid