Child Care Vaccination standard Vaccination Schedule
Standard Vaccination Schedule
National Immunization Program
Vaccines recommended by the government (The government determines the list of epidemics that require vaccination, vaccination standards and specific methods by promulgating the Act on the Prevention of Epidemics and encourages the public and the medical personnel to conform to it.)
Vaccines recommended by private medical institutes besides the NIP.
Extensive vaccination to achieve an appropriate level of defensive vaccination
Extra (repeated) vaccination after a while to maintain the defensive immunity obtained from the initial vaccination
① Vaccinate within 4 weeks after the birth
② If a pregnant woman is HBsAg positive, a baby should be injected with vaccines and hepatitis B Immune Globulin (HBIG) at the same time within 12 hours after birth. The following vaccination schedule should conform to the vaccination method specified in the medication directions (0, 1, 6 method)
③ DTaP is a combined vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. This needs to be vaccinated for 5 times in total. Td that has excluded pertussis is vaccinated once for those between the age of 11 and 12. (Td vaccination is recommended for adults considered with other types of high risk disease according to priority.)
④ The 3rd vaccination for polio (IPV) is undertaken within 6 months after birth; still, it is ok to be vaccinated within 18 months.
⑤ When the measles are pervasive, the measles-only vaccine (or MMR) should be vaccinated earlier within 6 months after birth. In this case, MMR should be vaccinated again within 12 months after birth.
⑥ Basic vaccination for Japanese encephalitis (killed vaccine) should be administered 3 times. (Twice within 1- to 2-week time intervals. The last third time should be administered in 12 months after the first two.) Extra vaccination should be administered when the child is 6 and 12 years old respectively.
⑦ Influenza vaccination is recommended to be administered for the high risk group. (Twice within 1-month interval for the first vaccination to children at the age of 6-month to 8 years old. And then, it should be vaccinated once a year.)
⑧ Vaccination schedule for pneumococcal polysaccharide protein conjugate vaccine
⑨ As for hepatitis A, vaccination should be administered once for children at the age of 1 to 16 (initial vaccination), and then, extra vaccination is needed within 6 to 12 months after the initial vaccination.