Immunisation Programme in Hong Kong

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

Age Childhood Immunization Programme
Newborn BCG, a vaccine for tuberculosis

Hepatitis B vaccine---first dose

1 month Hepatitis B vaccine---second dose
2–4 months DTaP-IPV, a combined vaccine of DTaP and IPV (inactivated polio vaccine) for diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and polio---first dose
3–5 months DTaP-IPV---second dose
6 months HBV---third dose

DTaP-IPV---third dose

12 months MMR vaccine, a vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella---first dose
18 months DTaP-IPV---booster dose
6 years (Primary 1) MMR vaccine---second dose

DTaP-IPV---booster dose

11–12 years (Primary 6) dTap-IPV (reduced dose)---booster dose

Rubella Vaccine (girls)

Primary school BCG (after tuberculin testing)

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