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Immunization schedule

AGE VACCINES  
Birth BCG, OPV, Hepatitis B 1 Hepatitis-B: Administer Hep-B vaccine to all newborns before hospital discharge
6 weeks DTwP 1/DTaP 1, IPV 1, Hep-B 2, Hib 1, Rotavirus 1, PCV 1 Polio:
  • All doses of IPV may be replaced with OPV if former is unaffordable/unavailable
  • Additional doses of OPV on all supplementary immunization activities (SIAs)
  • Two doses IPV instead of 3 for primary series if started at 8 weeks, and 8 weeks interval between the doses    Rotavirus: 2 doses of RV-1 and 3 doses of RV-5
10 weeks DTwP 2/DTaP 2, IPV 2, Hib 2, Rotavirus 2, PCV 2  
14 weeks DTwP 3/DTaP 3, IPV 3, Hib 3, Rotavirus 3, PCV 3 Rotavirus: Only 2 doses of RV1 are recommended at present
6 months OPV 1, Hep-B 3 Hepatitis-B: The final (third or fourth) dose in the HepB vaccine series should be administered no earlier than age 24 weeks and at least 16 weeks after the first dose.
9 months OPV 2, Measles  
12 months Hep-A 1 Hepatitis A: For both killed and live hepatitis-A vaccines, 2 doses are recommended
15 months MMR 1,Varicella 1, PCV booster Varicella: The risk of breakthrough varicella is lower if given 15 months onwards.
16 - 18 months DTwP B1/DTaP B1, IPV B1, Hib B1 The first booster (4th dose) may be administered as early as age 12 months, provided at least 6 months have elapsed since the third dose.
18 months Hep-A 2 Hepatitis A: For both killed and live hepatitis-A vaccines 2 doses are recommended
2 years Typhoid 1 Typhoid: Typhoid revaccination every 3 years, if Vipolysaccharide vaccine is used.
4 ½ to 5 years DTwP B2/DTaP B2, OPV 3, MMR 2, Varicella 2, Typhoid 2 MMR: the 2nd dose can be given at anytime 4-8 weeks after  the 1st dose. Varicella: the 2nd dose can be given at anytime 3 months after  1st dose.
10 to 12 years Tdap/Td, HPV Tdap: is preferred to Td followed by Td every 10 years. HPV: Only for females, 3 doses at 0, 1-2 (depending on brands) and 6 months.
VACCINE DISEASE(S)
BCG Tuberculosis (Bacillus Calmette Guerin)
OPV Oral Polio Vaccine
DTP Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
Hib Pneumonia, Meningitis, Bacteremia (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B)
Measles Measles
MMR Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Typhoid Typhoid
Td Tetanus
PCV Bacterial diseases causing pneumonia, meningitis etc., (Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)
Varicella Chicken Pox
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A
HPV Human Papilloma Virus causing cervical cancer
Rotavirus Rotavirus

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