Vaccination Schedules

Childhood Immunisation Schedule, Singapore1

Vaccination against Birth
Month

Months

Months

Months

Months
12 
Months
15 
Months
18 
Months
10-11
Years^
Tuberculosis BCG                  
Hepatitis B HepB
(D1)
HepB
(D2)
    HepB
(D3)#
       
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis     DTaP
(D1)
DTaP
(D2)
DTaP
(D3)
      DTaP
(B1)
Tdap
(B2)
Poliovirus     IPV
(D1)
IPV
(D2)
IPV
(D3)
      IPV
(B1)
OPV
(B2)
Haemophilus influenzae type b     Hib
(D1)
Hib
(D2)
Hib
(D3)
      Hib
(B1)
 
Measles,Mumps, Rubella             MMR
(D1)
MMR
(D2)##
 
Pneumococcal Disease     PCV
(D1)
  PCV
(D2)
  PCV
(B1)
     
Human Papillomavirus HPV2 and HPV4 are recommended for females aged 9 to 25 and 9 to 26 years, respectively.
Females aged 9 to 13 years: two doses are recommended at the interval of 0 and 6 months.
Females aged 14 to 26 years: three doses are recommended at the interval of 0, 1-2, 6 months.
BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guérin
HepB Hepatitis B vaccine
DTaP Paediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine
Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine
Tdap Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine
MMR Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine
IPV Inactivated polio vaccine
OPV Oral polio vaccine
PCV Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
D1/D2/D3 1st dose, 2nd dose, 3rd dose
B1/B2 1st booster, 2nd booster
^ Primary 5
# 3rd dose of HepB can be given with the 3rd dose of DTaP, IPV and Hib for the convenience of parents.
## 2nd dose of MMR can be given between 15-18 months

Optional Vaccines: Varicella, Rotavirus, Hepatitis A and Meningococcal. Talk to your healthcare professional to find out more!
For more information, please visit the National Immunisation Registry website.

Adult Immunisation Schedule, Singapore2

Summary of National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS)

(For persons aged 18 years and older)

Vaccine 18-26 years 27-64 years 3≥ 65 years
Influenza* 1 dose annually 1 dose annually
Pneumococcal* ✝ 1 or 2 doses§ 1 dose each§
Human papillomavirus (HPV) 3 doses    
Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) 1 dose for each pregnancy
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)✝ ¶ 2 doses
Hepatitis B 3 doses
Varicella 2 doses
 
Recommended for adults who have not been previously vaccinated or lack evidence of past infection/immunity
(Please consult your doctor for more details)
 
 
Recommended for adults with specific medical conditions and indications
(Please consult your doctor for more details)

Recommended groups and vaccination schedule

(For persons aged 18 years and older)

Vaccine Recommended Groups Schedule
Influenza*
  • Persons aged 65 years or older;
  • Persons aged 18 years and receiving long-term aspirin therapy;
  • Persons who have chronic medical conditions such as diabetes mellitus, asthma, and heart disease;
  • Persons who are immunocompromised;
  • Persons receiving intermediate and long term care services;
  • Women at all stages of pregnancy.
1 dose annually
Pneumococcal* ✝ §
  • Persons aged 65 years or older 1 dose each
1 dose each
  • Persons aged 18 years and older with chronic illnesses such as chronic lung, heart, kidney or liver diseases and diabetes mellitus;
  • Persons who are immunocompromised or with other medical conditions.**
1 or 2 doses✝✝
Human papillomavirus (HPV)✝ §§
  • Females aged 18 to 26 years
3 doses (0, 1-2, 6 months)
Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap)
  • Pregnant women (for each pregnancy)
1 dose per pregnancy (16-32 weeks)¶¶
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
  • Adults without evidence of immunity and/or prior disease
2 doses (0, 4 weeks)
Hepatitis B
  • Adults without evidence of immunity and/or prior disease
3 doses (0, 1, 6 months)
Varicella
  • Adults without evidence of immunity and/or prior disease
2 doses (0, 4-8 weeks)

Contraindications:
Persons who have had severe allergic reaction after a previous vaccination or allergies to specific vaccine components should not receive the vaccine, and those who are severely immunocompromised or are pregnant should not receive live vaccines such as MMR or varicella vaccines.

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References

  • Health Promotion Board (HPB). National Immunisation Registry, National Childhood Immunisation Schedule, Singapore. Last Accessed December 2018
  • Ministry of Health Singapore (MOH). National Adult Immunisation Schedule, Singapore. Last Accessed October 2017
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