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National Immunization Program Schedule

 

Administer the 1st dose of hepatitis B vaccine to all newborns within 24 hours of birth and BCG vaccine to newborns before hospital discharge. For infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) – positive mothers, administer HepB vaccine at age 1 month.

See tables below for more information. 

National Immunization Program Schedule

Age
 

Vaccine
 

Indication
 

Newborn
 

BCG

Administer BCG vaccine to newborns before hospital discharge

HB1 (Hepatitis B)

Administer 1st dose hepatitis B vaccine to all newborns within 24 hours of birth

1 month
 

HB2 (Hepatitis B)

For infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) – positive mothers, administer HepB vaccine at age 1 month.

2 months
 

DTP-HB1 (Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and Hepatitis B)

 

OPV1 (Oral poliovirus)

4 months
 

DTP-HB2 (Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and Hepatitis B)

 

OPV2 (Oral poliovirus),
IPV (Inactivated poliovirus)

Administer the 2nd dose of oral poliovirus together with 1 dose of inactivated poliovirus

6 months

DTP-HB3 (Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and Hepatitis B)

 

OPV3 (Oral poliovirus)

9 months

MMR1 (Measles, mumps
and rubella)

Only children age 7 years who are not fully immunized with DTP and OPV

1 year

LAJE1 (live-attenuated Japanese encephalitis)

 

1 ½ years

DTP4 (Diphtheria, tetanus
and pertussis)

 

OPV4 (Oral poliovirus)

2 ½ years

LAJE2 (live-attenuated Japanese encephalitis)

 

MMR2 (Measles, mumps
and rubella)

4 years

DTP5 (Diphtheria, tetanus
and pertussis)

 

OPV5 (Oral poliovirus)

7 years 
(Grade 1)

BCG

Should be given to children who have no

BCG immunization records or BCG scar

dT (Diphtheria and tetanus),
OPV (Oral poliovirus)

This dose is necessary only for children age 7 years who have not received 5 doses of DTP and OPV

MR (Measles, Rubella)

Catch-up MR vaccination to ensure that all school-aged children have had 2 doses of MMR or MR

11 years
(Grade 5, Female only)

HPV1, HPV2 (Human Papillomavirus) ***

Two doses given 6 months apart. (Pilot project in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province)

12 years 
(Grade 6)

dT (Diphtheria and tetanus)

 

 

Catch-up Immunization Schedule for Children

No.

Age 1 - 6 years

Age 7 years and older

Indication

Month

Vaccine

Month

Vaccine

1.

0

(The first time)

DTP-HB1, OPV1, IPV

0

(The first time)

dT1, OPV1

IPV vaccination at age under 7 years and grade 1 students

MMR1

MR

 

BCG

BCG

BCG vaccination: Should be given to person who have no BCG immunization records or BCG scar. 

Should not be given to person who are immunosuppressed (e.g. persons who have HIV infection).

2.

1

DTP-HB2, OPV2

1

HB1

 

LAJE1

LAJE1

3.

2

MMR2 *

2

dT2, OPV2

* Should provide MMR or MR to all children who received the 1st dose of MMR or MR at age under 4 years. 

Children who received  1st dose of MMR or MR before age 30 months should be provided 2nd dose follow the National Immunization Program Schedule with an interval of at least 1 month between doses.

HB2

4.

4

DTP-HB3, OPV3

7

HB3

 

5.

12

DTP4, OPV4

12

dT3, OPV3

 

LAJE2

LAJE2


Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI Section),
Bureau of General Communicable Diseases, Department of Disease Control,
Ministry of Public Health, Thailand


 
 
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