Vaccination

Friday, Mar 20, 2015

In order to protect infants and children from serious infectious diseases, the Department of Health of Hong Kong provides a free comprehensive childhood immunisation programme1 in Maternal & Child Health Centres.

Reference:

Hong Kong Childhood Immunisation Program. Available at: http://www.fhs.gov.hk/english/main_ser/child_health/child_health_recommend.html. Accessed on 12 January 2015.  

Hong Kong Childhood Immunisation Programme

 

Age

Immunisation Recommended

Date

Notes

Newborn

B.C.G. Vaccine

Hepatitis B Vaccine - First Dose

   

1 month

Hepatitis B Vaccine - Second Dose

   

2 months

DTaP-IPV Vaccine - First Dose

Pneumococcal Vaccine - First Dose

   

4 months

DTaP-IPV Vaccine - Second Dose

Pneumococcal Vaccine - Second Dose

   

6 months

DTaP-IPV Vaccine - Third Dose

Pneumococcal Vaccine - Third Dose

Hepatitis B Vaccine - Third Dose

   

1 year

MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) - First Dose

Pneumococcal Vaccine - Booster Dose
Varicella Vaccine - First Dose*

   

1 1/2 years

DTap-IPV Vaccine - Booster Dose

   

6 years (Primary 1)

MMRV Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella) - Second Dose*

DTap-IPV Vaccine - Booster Dose

   

11-12 years (Primary 6)

dTap-IPV Vaccine - Booster Dose

   

*Varicella vaccines are incorporated into the Programme for children born on or after 1 January 2013. MMR vaccines would continue to be provided to children in Primary 1 who were born before this date.
 

Vaccination programs from other countries

Canada - Public Health Agency of Canada
Link to website

United Kingdom - National Health Service (NHS)
Link to website

United States  -Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Link to website

 

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