What is the 6-in-1 vaccine for babies Singapore?
The 6-in-1 injection consists of vaccines against diphtheria / pertussis / tetanus (DPT), polio, haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib), and Hepatitis B. The MMRV injection consists of vaccines against mumps, measles, rubella (MMR), and chicken pox.
What does the 6-in-1 shot cover?
The 6-in-1 vaccine works well. It produces very good immunity to diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, Hib, polio and hepatitis B infections.
Is BCG vaccine mandatory in Singapore?
In Singapore, there are some immunisations which are mandatory for all children, while others are optional. The vaccinations currently recommended to children in Singapore include: BCG. Hepatitis B.
Is varicella vaccine mandatory in Singapore?
Although it is not compulsory in Singapore to vaccinate children against chickenpox, MOH recommends that children have the vaccination between 12 to 18 months.
What is 5in1 vaccine for baby?
Why should my child get the 5-in-1 vaccine? Vaccination is the best way to protect your child against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio and Hib disease. When your child is immunized you also help protect others, because someone who is vaccinated is less likely to spread infection.
What is in Infanrix hexa?
INFANRIX HEXA comes in two parts. The first part is a white, milky liquid (0.5 mL) in a pre-filled syringe that consists of the combined diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B and inactivated poliovirus vaccine. The second part is the Hib vaccine and is a white pellet in a separate glass vial.
What is the name of the 6-in-1 vaccine?
The 6-in-1 vaccine, also commonly known as the DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB vaccine, helps protect your child against: diphtheria. tetanus. pertussis (whooping cough)
What is the six needle injection?
The 6-in-1 vaccine used in the UK gives protection against these six serious diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), polio, Hib disease (Haemophilus influenzae type b) and hepatitis B.
When did Singapore stop BCG?
The BCG immunisation programme has contributed significantly to the near eradication of tuberculous meningitis in young children. As of 1st July 2001, BCG revaccination by the School Health Service was discontinued.
When did BCG vaccine stop in Singapore?
The BCG revaccination by the School Health Service here was discontinued in 2001.
Which vaccinations are compulsory in Singapore?
Only vaccinations against diphtheria and measles are compulsory by law. BCG immunisation began in mid-1950s as part of the NCIP. All newborns were vaccinated at birth. Although parental consent is required, acceptance has been high and close to 100% of children has been vaccinated in the last decade (Table 7.2).
What vaccines do Singaporeans get?
Vaccines under National Vaccination Programme