Vietnam: List of compulsory vaccines used in the Expanded Program on Immunization from January 01, 2018

On October 17, 2017, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam issued Circular No. 38/2017/TT-BYT regulating the List of compulsory vaccines used in the Expanded Program on Immunization from January 01, 2018.

The List of infectious diseases and compulsory vaccines used in the Expanded Program on Immunization provided by Circular No. 38/2017/TT-BYT of the Ministry of Health of Vietnam is as follows:

No.

Infectious diseases prevented by vaccines available in Vietnam

Vaccines, vaccine recipients and Expanded Program on Immunization schedule

Vaccines

Recipients

Injection/oral administration schedule

1

Hepatitis B

Single-antigen hepatitis B vaccines

Newborns

Birth dose: Within first 24 hours after birth

Hepatitis B combination vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

First dose: Infants at 2 months of age

Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

Third dose: At least 1 month after second dose

2

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

Single injection given within 1 month after birth

3

Diphtheria

Diphtheria combination vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

First dose: At 2 months of age

Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

Third dose: At least 1 month after second dose

Infants under 2 years of age

Repeated dose injection given at age of 18 months

4

Whooping-cough

Whooping-cough combination vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

First dose: Infants at 2 months of age

Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

Third dose: At least 1 month after second dose

Infants under 2 years of age

Repeated dose injection given at age of 18 months

5

Tetanus

Tetanus combination vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

First dose: Infants at 2 months of age

Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

Third dose: At least 1 month after second dose

Infants under 2 years of age

Repeated dose injection given at age of 18 months

Single-antigen tetanus vaccines

Pregnant women

1. Those that have not been given injections or have the unclear history of vaccination or have not yet received 3 injections of vaccines containing standard-dose tetanus vaccine antigens

- First dose: Early injection during the first pregnancy

- Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

- Third dose: At least 6 months after second dose or during the next pregnancy

- Fourth dose: At least 1 year after third dose or during the next pregnancy

- Fifth dose: At least 1 year after fourth dose or during the next pregnancy

2. Those who have been given 3 injections of vaccines containing standard-dose tetanus vaccine antigens:

- First dose: Early injection during the first pregnancy

- Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

- Third dose: At least 1 year after second dose

3. Those who have been given 3 dose injections of vaccines containing standard-dose tetanus vaccine antigens and 1 repeated dose injection:

- First dose: Early injection during the first pregnancy

- Second dose: At least 1 year after first dose

6

Polio

Multiple-antigen orally administered polio vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

First dose: Infants at 2 months of age

Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

Third dose: At least 1 month after second dose

Multiple-antigen injection administered polio vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

Injection given at age of 5 months

7

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Single-antigen Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines or Haemophilus influenzae type b combination vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

First dose: Infants at 2 months of age

Second dose: At least 1 month after first dose

Third dose: At least 1 month after second dose

8

Measles

Single-antigen measles vaccines

Infants under 1 year of age

Injection given at age of 9 months

Measles combination vaccines

Infants under 2 years of age

Injection given at age of 18 months

9

Japanese B Encephalitis

Japanese B Encephalitis vaccines

Children aged 1 through 5 years

First dose: Children at 1 year of age

Second dose: 1 – 2 weeks after first dose

Third dose: 1 year after second dose

10

Rubella

Rubella combination vaccines

Children under 2 years of age

Injection given at age of 18 months

View details at Circular No. 38/2017/TT-BYT of the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, effective from January 01, 2018.

-Thao Uyen-

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