(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.
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
|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