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Immunization Recommendation for Children

Immunization Recommendation for Children

In Thailand, there are several vaccines that are routinely recommended for newborn and adolescents between the age of birth until 16 years of age. Immunization is one of the most important things a parents can do to protect your children’s health. Failure to vaccinate may lead to serious illnesses for your child. Therefore, it is important to be prepared. Here are the vaccines recommended for each of your child’s developmental stage:

IMMUNIZATION RECOMMENDATION
 New born
 BCG vaccine against Tuberculosis
 Hepatitis B vaccine, first dose
 1 month  Hepatitis B vaccine, second dose
 2 months  Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Polio and HIB vaccine, first dose
 4 months  Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Polio and HIB vaccine, second dose
 6 months
 Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Polio and HIB vaccine, third dose
 Hepatitis B vaccine, third dose
 12 months  Measles – Mumps – Rubella vaccine (MMR), first dose
 9 – 12 months
 Japanese B Encephalitis vaccine (Lived vaccine), first dose
 Japanese B Encephalitis vaccine, second dose (3-12 months apart)
 >12 months  Varicella vaccine (Chicken pox)
 18 months  Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus and Polio vaccine, first booster
 >2 years
 Hepatitis A vaccine, first dose
 Hepatitis A vaccine, second dose (6-12 months apart)
 4-6 years
 Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus and Polio vaccine, second booster
 Measles – Mumps – Rubella vaccine (MMR), second dose
 12-16 years  Diphtheria and Tetanus vaccine (Tdap)
 Consult your Pediatrician for
Influenza vaccine (Age > 6 months)
Pneumococcal vaccineRotavirus vaccine (2 – 8 months old)Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) vaccine against cervical cancer (Age > 9 years)

For further information, please contact:

Samitivej International Children’s Hospital, Sukhumvit Campus
2nd Floor, Building 2
Tel: 66 (0) 2022-8236-7
Call Center: 66 (0) 2022-8181
E-mail: info@samitivej.co.th
Facebook: www.facebook.com/samitivej
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