Pneumococcal Vaccine in Older Adults-Doctor House brings it to your doorstep.

Influenza and pneumonia is a leading cause of death in adults aged 65 and older.

Do you know that pneumonia in older adults  is the leading cause of morbidity, mortality, and increased healthcare costs and is associated with significant economic burden, hospitalization, and mortality rates.

Preventing pneumonia by increasing vaccination rates is one of the approach to reduce this infection in elderly.

Who Should Receive the Vaccine and When?

In the adult population, 2 target groups are recommended for the pneumococcal vaccine. The CDC recommends that all adults aged >65 years

Why there are lack of vaccination in this population?

Its multifactorial.

1)lack of vaccine awareness.

2)skepticism about vaccine effectiveness.

3)safety,belief that the vaccine is unnecessary.

4)fear of vaccine adverse effects

5)lack of provider recommendation

6) the vaccine will not be covered by insurance , leaving them to pay out of pocket.

7)lack of education


Get Vaccinated and Stay Safe. Typhoid, H1N1, Pneumonia, Cervical Cancer Vaccines and more at home by experienced Doctors from Doctor house.

Doctor House brings different types of vaccinations at the comfort of your home. H1N1, Chicken Pox, Typhoid, Hepatitis B, Pneumonia, Cervical cancer are some of the regularly administered vaccinations for Malaysians. You can also get other types of new vaccines on special request.

Our experienced Doctors visit patient’s home and help with vaccination at home. We also provide vaccination at corporate offices for employees. We offer Flu/H1N1, HBV, HAV, Typhoid, Pneumonia, chicken pox, DTP, MMR, meningitis, cholera, HPV/cervical cancer and Zoster vaccines. Other vaccines can be made available on request.

Vaccination is a simple procedure and can be easily administered at home under the care of a trained doctors.

Benefits of vaccination at home:

1)able to get the services of doctor at the comfort of your home, rather than having to travel all the way to the hospital and wait for your turn.

2) causes a lot of stress among children, so to ease the process it is better to get them vaccinated at the comfort of the home, where they can also be handled by family members.

3)allows you the luxury to choose the day and time of vaccination as per your schedule, rather than having to abort important work just to make it for the Doctor’s appointment on time.


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