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Immunisation Chart by Age

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Vaccinations are important to help your child build immunity against diseases. The Health Promotion Board (HPB) has compiled an immunisation schedule to let parents know the most appropriate age for their child to receive vaccinations.

 

Age​ ​Vaccine ​Immunisation Against
​Birth

​- BCG

- Hepatitis B - 1st dose

- Tuberculosis

- Hepatitis B​

1 Month

- Hepatitis B - 2nd dose

 

- Hepatitis B

  ​

​3 Months

​- DTaP - 1st dose

- IPV - 1st dose

- Hib - 1st dose

- Pneumococcal Conjugate - 1st dose

​- Diphtheria, Pertussis & Tetanus

- Poliomyelitis

- Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine

- Pneumococcal Disease

​4 Months

​- DTaP - 2nd dose

- IPV - 2nd dose

- Hib - 2nd dose

- Diphtheria, Pertussis & Tetanus

- Poliomyelitis

- Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine​

​5 Months

- Hepatitis B - 3rd dose*

- DTaP - 3rd dose

- IPV - 3rd dose

- Hib - 3rd dose

- Pneumococcal Conjugate - 2nd dose​

- Hepatitis B

- Diphtheria, Pertussis & Tetanus

- Poliomyelitis

- Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine

- Pneumococcal Disease​

​5-6 Months

- Hepatitis B - 3rd dose*

 ​

- Hepatitis B

 ​

​12 Months

​- MMR - 1st dose

- Pneumococcal Conjugate - 1st booster

- Measles, Mumps & Rubella

- Pneumococcal Disease​

​15 - 18 Months

- MMR - 2nd dose**

 ​

- Measles, Mumps & Rubella

 ​

18 Months​

​- DTaP - 1st booster

- IPV - 1st booster

- Hib - 1st booster

- MMR - 2nd dose**

- Diphtheria, Pertussis & Tetanus

- Poliomyelitis

- Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine

- Measles, Mumps & Rubella​

​10-11 years^

- Tdap - 2nd booster

- Oral Polio - 2nd booster​

- Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis

- Poliomyelitis

^ Primary 5

* The 3rd dose of Hepatitis B vaccination can be given with the 3rd dose of DTap, IPV and Hib for the convenience of parents.

** 2nd dose of MMR can be given between 15-18 months

Immunisations for Diphtheria and Measles are COMPULSORY by law.

The vaccination for the Human Papillomavirus is recommended for females 9 to 26 years; three doses are required at intervals of 0, 2, 6 months.

 

Abbreviations

- BCG - Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine

- HepB - Hepatitis B vaccine

- DTap - Paediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine

- Tdap - Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine

- MMR - Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine

- OPV - Oral polio vaccine

- Hib - Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine

- PCV - Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

- D1/D2/D3 - 1st dose, 2nd dose, 3rd dose

- B1/B2 - 1st booster, 2nd booster

 

For a calendar view of the immunisation calendar, please click below to expand.

Immunisation calendar

 

The National Immunisation Registry (NIR)

The National Immunisation Registry (NIR) maintains the immunisation records for all Singapore Residents aged 18 years and below. 

 

More Information about Diseases 

For more information about the diseases that your child can be vaccinated against, please click on the links below:

Hepatitis B

Mumps

Pneumococcal Disease

Polio

Rotavirus Disease 

 

For more information about immunisation, please visit HPB's website at www.hpb.gov.sg.



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