Child Vaccination Schedule
Child Vaccination Schedule
Vaccine Prevents Status Age
  Birth
BCG (Bacillus Calmette Guerin)  Tuberculosis. Mandatory
OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine)  Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Mandatory
Hepatitis B  Liver infection Optional
HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)  Cervical Cancer & other genital cancers.
Important Info: Only for girls.
Optional
  6 Weeks
DPT  Diphtheria (upper respiratory illness), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) & Tetanus. Mandatory
OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine) Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Mandatory
HiB (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B) Menangitis, which affect membranes surrounding the brain & the spinal cord. Optional
Pneumococcal(PCV) Pneumococcal disease, caused by Streptococcous Pneumonia bacteria. Optional
Rotavirus Diarrhoea Among Infants Optional
Hepatitis B Liver infection Optional
  10 Weeks
DPT  Diphtheria (upper respiratory illness), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) & Tetanus. Mandatory
OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine) Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Mandatory
IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)  Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Optional
HiB (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B) Menangitis, which affect membranes surrounding the brain & the spinal cord. Optional
Pneumococcal(PCV) Pneumococcal disease, caused by Streptococcous Pneumonia bacteria. Optional
Rotavirus Diarrhoea Among Infants Optional
  14 Weeks
DPT  Diphtheria (upper respiratory illness), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) & Tetanus. Mandatory
IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)  Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Optional
HiB (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B) Menangitis, which affect membranes surrounding the brain & the spinal cord. Optional
Pneumococcal(PCV) Pneumococcal disease, caused by Streptococcous Pneumonia bacteria. Optional
Rotavirus Diarrhoea Among Infants Optional
  6 Months
OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine)  Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Mandatory
Hepatitis B Liver infection Optional
Pneumococcal(PCV) Pneumococcal disease, caused by Streptococcous Pneumonia bacteria. Optional
  9 Months
Measles  Measles, which causes infection of the respiratory system. Mandatory
MMR  Measles, Mums, Rubela Mandatory
Chicken Pox Chicken Pox Optional
IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)  Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Optional
  15 Months
OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine) Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Mandatory
DPT Booster Diphtheria (upper respiratory illness), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) & Tetanus. Mandatory
HiB (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B) Menangitis, which affect membranes surrounding the brain & the spinal cord. Optional
Hepatitis A  Liver infection Optional
  2 Years
Typhoid  Typhoid, a fever caused by Typhoid bacillus. Mandatory
Hepatitis A  Liver infection Optional
  4 Years
MMR  Measles, Mums, Rubela Mandatory
OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine) Poliomyelitis (Polio), which damages nervous system, causes muscle weakness or paralysis. Mandatory
  5 Years
DPT Booster Diphtheria (upper respiratory illness), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) & Tetanus. Mandatory