Knowledge in the development of vaccination (diphtheria pertussis tetanus=DPT) and tetanus toxoids (TT) in Timor-Leste.

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  • Carlos Boavida Tilman



Administration of Vaccination, Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus, Tetanus Toxoid


Introduction:  Diphtheria pertussis tetanus vaccination (DPT) and tetanus toxoid (TT) as an immunization helps all people in the world including Timor-Leste to help raise the immunity of people to fight against invasion of the virus not to attack the human body with the microorganism. Timorese health in the health system to look for a clear model of work in the National Strategic Plan Health Sector (PENSS 2011-2030).

Objective: Carachterizes the understanding of the crowd and health professionals about the vaccination of pertussa tide stetane and tetanus toxoids of Timor-Leste. 

Methods: This is a qualitative and quantitative descriptive type method, including observations, and data collection or information.  Thestudy was conducted between health professionals and the people or mother and father of children, from whom she came to health centers, health center level and hospitals in the municipalities, to accompany their babies and pregnant for vaccination, according to the current vaccination schedule in Timor-Leste.

Discussion results; Methods of quantitative applicable vaccination in number (n=185:54%) of the Timorese population and health professionals (n=76:46%) in total (n=261:100%). 

Conclusion: Thepresented would contribute and helped to the development of diphtheria pertussa tetanus vaccination (DPT), tetanus toxoids in the administration and implementation management in Timor-Leste refers to the ideal context, especially in the prevention of infectious diseases by the practice of implementation of vaccination in   the community of Timor-Leste (Gomes, L. & Tilman CB, 2023).


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How to Cite

Carlos Boavida Tilman. (2023). Knowledge in the development of vaccination (diphtheria pertussis tetanus=DPT) and tetanus toxoids (TT) in Timor-Leste. : Research Article. American Journal of Medical and Clinical Research & Reviews, 2(3), 1–10.




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