|2014 Immunisation Schedule|
Key: aP = acellular Pertussis; D = Diphtheria; DTaP = Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (BOOSTRIX); DTaP-IPV = Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio (INFANRIX-IPV); HEXA = Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio/Hepatitis B/Haemophilus influenzae type b (INFANRIX-hexa); Hib = Haemophilus influenzae type b; HPV4 = quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (Gardasil); IPV = Inactivated Polio Vaccine; MMR = Measles-Mumps-Rubella; PVC13 = 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine (SYNFLORIX); RV5 = Rotavirus vaccine (RotaTeq); T = Tetanus; Td = Adult Tetanus-diphtheria (ADT Booster).
Babies of HBsAg positive mothers need hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG) and vaccine at birth. Household and sexual contacts of hepatitis B cases and carriers should be offered hepatitis B immunisation. BCG should be offered to at risk infants
Tetanus-diphtheria boosters will be offered at 45 and 65 years of age to coincide with other preventive health measures at these ages.
The national programme for subsidised influenza vaccine will continue for those 65 years of age and over, pregnant women and for those with certain chronic medical conditions.
Please check on the Ministry of Health web site for the latest schedule
Information on this page was obtained from the Ministry of Health website
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