Here's what you should know about vaccinations.

Recommended immunisation schedules

  1. Vaccines work best when given at the right time.
  2. AgeCompulsoryOptional
    At birth
    • ​BCG
    • Hepatitis B (1st dose)
    -
    ​2 months
    • 6-in-1

    Rotavirus

    4 months
    • 5-in-1
    • PCV
    Rotavirus
    6 months
    • 6-in-1
    • PCV
    -
  3. Vaccines for babies of hepatitis B carrier mothers, until 12 months of age
    AgeCompulsoryOptional
    At birth
    • BCG
    • Hepatitis B (1st dose)

    -

    1 month
    • Hepatitis B (2nd dose)

    -

    2 months
    • 5-in-1
    • Rotavirus
    4 months
    • 5-in-1
    • PCV
    • Rotavirus
    6 months
    • 5-in-1
    • Hepatitis B (3rd dose)
    • PCV
    -
    9 months
    • Blood test for Hepatitis B sAg
    -
    12 months
    • Hepatitis B vaccine booster if required
    -
  4. Vaccines for all toddlers from 1 to 2 years of age
    AgeCompulsoryOptional
    12 months
    • PCV
    -
    15 months
    • MMR
    • Chicken pox
    • Hepatitis A

    18 months

    • 5-in-1 booster
    • Chicken pox^
    21 - 24 months-
    • ​Hepatitis A
  5. Vaccines for children after 2 years of age
  6. AgeCompulsory
    6 - 7 years
    • MMR (2nd dose)
    • Oral sabin (for polio) 2nd booster
    10 - 11 years
    • Tdap/Boostris 2nd booster
    • Oral sabin 3rd booster
  • Can also be given at 4 - 6 years of age
  • For additional vaccines, especially those recommended for travel, please discuss with your doctor.

Ref: U11

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