(1) Vaccine against pneumococcal infection introduced from April, 2011 for children of 3, 5, and 12 months of age.
Vaccination of adults:
it is advised to repeat vaccination against diphteria, tetanus and polio every 10 years; at least in the case of travelling to countries where the respective diseases are endemic.
The national vaccination programme
| 3 month||Diphteria-tetanus-pertussis (DTaP), haemophilus influenza type b vaccinne (Hib), inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), pneumococcal heptavalent conjugate vaccine (PCV7) (1)|
| 5 month||DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV7|
| 6 month||Meningococcal meningitis C conjugate vaccine (MenC)|
| 8 month||MenC|
| 12 month||DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV7|
| 18 month||Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR)|
| 4 years||Diphteria-tetanus-pertussis (dTaP)|
| 12 years||MMR, Human Papillomavirus (HPV)3 injections over a 6-12 months period, for girls only.|
| 14 years||dTaP, IPV|
Source: Directorate of Health, 2013