Children's Immunisations


Age Group


Essential

Optional

At Birth

Hep B


B.C.G.

8 Weeks

DaPT; HIB; IPV; Hep B; Pneumococcal

Rotavirus

4 Months

DaPT; HIB; IPV; Hep B; Pneumococcal

Rotavirus

6 Months

DaPT; HIB; IPV; Hep B; Pneumococcal


12 Months

MMR

Varicella

18 Months

DaPT; HIB; IPV; Hep B; Pneumococcal


24 Months


Hep A

30 Months


Hep A

4½ - 6 Years

DaPT; IPV; MMR booster

Varicella booster

10 Years

DaPT; IPV; Hep B booster


12 Years

MMR booster


16 Years

DaPT; IPV



(BCG vaccine has to be given at a Government Clinic/Hospital)

Abbreviations:

IPV

 

Injectable Polio

HIB

 

Haemophilus (influenzae Type B)

BCG

 

Tuberculosis (TB)

MANTOUX

 

Skin Test for immunity to BCG or TB

HEP B

 

Hepatitis B

MMR

 

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella

PREVANAR

 

Pneumococcal Conjugate

VARICELLA

 

Chicken Pox

HEP A

 

Hepatitis A

ROTARIX

 

Rota Virus

TYPHOID

 

Typhoid

HEXA

 

Diptheria, Acellular Pertussis and Tetanus, Haemophilus

Type B, Polio, Hep B (DaPT/HIB/IPV/HEP B)

PENTA

 

Diptheria, Acellular Pertussis and Tetanus, Haemophilus

Type B, Polio (DaPT/HIB/IPV)

DAPT

 

Diptheria, Pertussis, Tetanus

DAPT/IPV

 

Diptheria, Pertussis, Tetanus and Polio

(APRIL 2011)