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      Well-Child Visits and Recommended Vaccinations for Children in Singapore

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      At the time when your toddler reaches 12 months and above, he will need to visit the doctor for a check-up and a series of vaccinations.


      Vaccine To prevent from 

      12 Months

      MMR - 1st dose

      Pneumococcal Conjugate - 1st booster

      Measles, Mumps & Rubella

      15-18 Months

      DTaP - 1st booster

      IPV - 1st booster

      Hib - 1st booster

      MMR - 2nd dose**

      Diphtheria, Pertussis & Tetanus


      Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine

      Measles, Mumps & Rubella

      18 Months

      Tdap - 2nd booster

      Oral Polio - 2nd booster

      Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis



      DTaP - Paediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine

      Tdap - Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine

      MMR - Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine

      OPV - Oral polio vaccine

      IPV - Inactivated polio vaccine

      HIB - Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine

        * The 3rd dose of Hepatitis B vaccination 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

          Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Haemophilus Influenzae type b, Poliomyelitis (5 in 1),Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), BCG and Hepatitis B vaccinations are free at polyclinics for preschoolers who are Singapore citizens.

           Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus (Tdap), Poliomyelitis (Oral Polio), Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and BCG vaccinations are provided free in schools by the School Health Service, HPB.

      The above information was taken from Health Promotion Board that was revised in 2014.

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