(1) DTaP and IPV are given with Hib in one injection.
(2) Intorduction of PCV7 as from 1 October 2007.
(3) MMR vaccination as a pre-travel vaccine: MMR vaccination can be performed down to the age of 9 month in cases when children visit measles-endemic countries and areas where mealses outbreaks are known to occure. The two-dose vaccination schedule at 15 month and 4 years should, however, be repeated in cases of children under 12 months of age. Those aged between 12 month and 15 month need only a second MMR dose at 4 years.
(4) Vacination against hepatitis B is recommended to children with HBsAg-positive mothers starting at birth with both hepatitis B immunoglobullin and one dose of HepB. The course of HepB continues at 1, 2 and 12 months.
(5) IPV and dTaP are given in one injection.
(6) Offered to girls only. Presented 1 January 2009 as a free of charge vaccine for girls borne in 1996 and onward.
The national programme of vaccination
| At birth || Hepititis B vaccine (HepB) (4)|
| 3 month || Diphtheria-tetanus- acellular pertussis (DTaP) (1), haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Hib) (1), inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) (1), pneumococcal heptavalent conjugate vaccine (PCV7) (2)|
| 5 month|| DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV7|
| 12 month|| DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV7|
| 15 month|| Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) (3)|
| 4 years|| MMR|
| 5 years|| IPV (5), tetanus-acellular pertussis with low dose antigen diphtheria (dTaP)|
| 12 years|| MMR, human papilloma virus vaccine (HPV) (6)|
Source: State Serum Institute, 2011