Hong Kong Childhood Immunisation Programme

AGE Immunisation RECOMMENDED
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 year DTaP-IPV Vaccine - Booster Dose
Primary 1 MMRV Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella) - Second Dose *
DTaP-IPV Vaccine - Booster Dose
Primary 6 dTap-IPV Vaccine - Booster Dose

DTaP- IPV Vaccine: Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis & Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine

dTaP-IPV Vaccine: Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis (reduced dose) & Inactivated   Poliovirus Vaccine

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

Other vaccines not included in the above Programme are available in private clinics. These vaccines include influenza vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine, meningococcal vaccine, hepatitis A vaccine, Japanese encephalitis vaccine and combined vaccines which contain a combination of various vaccine components. Parent should seek advice from doctors before getting their children immunised. For more details, please refer to leaflet on 'Vaccines Not Included in the Hong Kong Childhood Immunisation Programme'.