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 Vaccination schedule for Indian children

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Child Age Government Schedule IAP Schedule
At Birth  BCG
 - Protects against Tuberculosis (TB)
 BCG
 - Protects against Tuberculosis (TB)
 OPV
 - Protects against Polio
 - This dose at birth is called the zero dose.
 OPV
 - Protects against Polio
 - This dose at birth is called the zero dose.
   HB  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Hepatitis B
6 weeks  OPV or IPV  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Polio
 OPV or IPV  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Polio
 DPT  -  1st dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
 DPT  -  1st dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
   HB  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Hepatitis B
   Hib  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Haemophilus Influenzae
   Type B infection
   Rotavirus  -  1st dose
 - Protect against rotavirus infections
   (severe diarrhea)
   Pneumococcal  -  1st dose
 - Protects against the bacteria Pneumococcus
   (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
10 weeks  OPV or IPV  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Polio
 OPV or IPV  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Polio
 DPT  -  2nd dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
 DPT  -  2nd dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
   Hib  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Haemophilus Influenzae
   Type B infection
   Rotavirus  -  2nd dose
 - Protect against rotavirus infections
   (severe diarrhea)
   Pneumococcal  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against the bacteria Pneumococcus
   (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
14 weeks  OPV or IPV  -  3rd dose
 - Protects against Polio
 OPV or IPV  -  3rd dose
 - Protects against Polio
 DPT  -  3rd dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
 DPT  -  3rd dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
   Hib  -  3rd dose
 - Protects against Haemophilus Influenzae
   Type B infection
   Rotavirus  -  3rd dose
 - Protect against rotavirus infections
   (severe diarrhea)
   Pneumococcal  -  3rd dose
 - Protects against the bacteria Pneumococcus
   (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
6 months    HB  -  3rd dose
 - Protects against Hepatitis B
   OPV  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Polio
   Influenza  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Influenza
7 months    Influenza  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Influenza
9 months  MMR  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Measles, Mumps
   and Rubella
 MMR  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Measles, Mumps
   and Rubella
   OPV  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Polio
10 to 12 months    Typhoid  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Typhoid
12 months    Hepatitis A  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Hepatitis A
15 months  MMR  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Measles, Mumps
   and Rubella
 MMR  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Measles, Mumps
   and Rubella
   Chickenpox  -  1st dose
 - Protects against Chickenpox
   Pneumococcal  -  4th dose
 - Protects against the bacteria Pneumococcus
   (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
16 to 18 months  OPV or IPV  -  4th dose
 - Protects against Polio
 OPV or IPV  -  4th dose
 - Protects against Polio
 DPT  -  4th dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
 DPT  -  4th dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
   Hib  -  4th dose
 - Protects against Haemophilus Influenzae
   Type B infection
18 months    Hepatitis A  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Hepatitis A
2 years    Typhoid  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Typhoid
5 years  Tdap  -  5th dose
 - Protects against Diphtheria and Tetanus

 
 DPT  -  5th dose
 - Triple vaccine
 - Protects against Diphtheria, Pertussis
   (whooping cough) and Tetanus
   OPV  -  3rd dose
 - Protects against Polio
   MMR  -  3rd dose
 - Protects against Measles, Mumps
   and Rubella
   Chickenpox  -  2nd dose
 - Protects against Chickenpox
10 years  TT
 - Protects against Tetanus
 Tdap
 - Protects against Diphtheria and Tetanus
   HB  -  booster dose
 - Protects against Hepatitis B
16 years  TT
 - Protects against Tetanus
 Tdap
 - Protects against Diphtheria and Tetanus
   HPV
 - Protects against Human papillomavirus
   infection that increases risk of cancer of
   the cervix, vulva, vagina, penis, anus,
   mouth, or throat

ABBREVIATIONS:
BCG = Bacillus Calmette–Guérin vaccine
Chickenpox = Chickenpox (Varicella) vaccine
DPT = Diphtheria, Pertussis & Tetanus vaccine
DT = Diphtheria & Tetanus vaccine
HB = Hepatitis B vaccine
Hepatitis A = Hepatitis A vaccine
Hib = Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B) vaccine
HPV = Human PapillomaVirus vaccine
IPV = Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine
Influenza = Influenza Virus vaccine
MMR = Measles, Mumps and Rubella (German measles) vaccine
OPV = Oral Poliovirus Vaccine
Pneumococcal = Pneumococcal vaccine
Rotavirus = Rotavirus vaccine
Tdap = Tetanus & Diphtheria vaccine
TT = Tetanus Toxoid vaccine
Typhoid = Typhoid vaccine

Note: Above information is/are only for general education purpose, please consult your family physician before administrating any vaccine to your child



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