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National immunisation schedule

The National Immunisation Schedule is the series of vaccines that are offered free to babies, children, adolescents and adults.

Click on the disease name on the schedule table to read more information on the Ministry of Health website about the disease, the vaccine that protects it, and associated immunisation programme (if available).

The National Immunisation Schedule*

Please note: links direct to Ministry of Health website for more information

Age

Diseases covered and Vaccines

6 weeks

Diphtheria / Tetanus / Whooping Cough / Polio / Hepatitis B / Haemophilus influenzae type b

1 injection (INFANRIX®- hexa)


Pneumococcal - 1 injection (Synflorix®)

3 months

Diphtheria / Tetanus / Whooping Cough / Polio / Hepatitis B / Haemophilus influenzae type b

1 injection (INFANRIX®- hexa)


Pneumococcal 1 injection (Synflorix®)

5 months

Diphtheria / Tetanus / Whooping Cough / Polio / Hepatitis B / Haemophilus influenzae type b

1 injection (INFANRIX®- hexa)


Pneumococcal - 1 injection (Synflorix®)

15 months

Haemophilus influenzae type b - 1 injection (HiberixTM)


Measles / Mumps / Rubella - 1 injection (MMR® II)


Pneumococcal - 1 injection (Synflorix®)

4 years

Diphtheria / Tetanus / Whooping Cough / Polio - 1 injection (INFANRIX-IPVTM)


Measles / Mumps / Rubella - 1 injection (MMR® II)

11 years

Diphtheria / Tetanus / Whooping Cough - 1 injection (BoostrixTM)

12 years

girls only

Human Papillomavirus ** - 3 doses given over 6 months (GARDASILTM)

* from 1 July 2011
** from 2009

 

 

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