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Estonia

 Comments:

(1) Given at 12 hours of life.

(2) Hepatitis B vaccine (schedule at 0-1-6 months) for children born in the period 1995-2003 and not previously vaccinated.

(3) Hepatitis B vaccine (schedule at 0-1-6 months) for children born in the period 1994-1995 and not previously vaccinated.

(4) A seventh dose against diphtheria and tetanus is recommended to children born in the period 1990-1995 and previously vaccinated at age 12 years with sixth vaccine dose. A dT booster dose is recommended every 10 years starting from the age of 25 years.

Changes:
2005:  Hib introduced in the childhood vaccination schedule in September 2005
2008:  Change over from wP to aP. Also change over from OPV to IPV

 

The national programme of vaccination

[25.11.08]

Age                             

 Vaccine

12 hours Hepatitis B vaccine (HepB) (1)
 1-5 days Vaccine against tuberculosis (BCG)
 1 month HepB
 3 month Diphteria-tetanus-pertussis (DTaP), inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), haemophilus influenza type b vaccine (Hib)
 4.5 month DTaP, IPV, Hib
 6 month DTaP, IPV, Hib, HepB
 1 year Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR)
 2 years DTaP, IPV, Hib
 6-7 years DTaP, IPV
 12 years HepB (2)
 13 years HepB (3), MMR
 15-16 years Tetanus-low dose diphteria vaccine (dT)
 17 years dT booster (4)

Source: Health Board, 2011
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