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Vaccine Schedule for Babies and Children in Sri Lanka

The following table is a summary of the vaccine schedule for babies and children up to 12 years. If you have any doubts or require updated information on this schedule please get in touch with The Epidemiology Unit of Sri Lanka who publish the most updated schedule for Vaccinations.

A brief introduction into some of these vaccines can be found in our related article Important Vaccines for your baby.

Note: You should get a vaccine schedule card from the hospital you go to, and this will be referred back to each time you go for a new vaccination. Some vaccine doses will change between private hospitals and government hospitals, so it is always recommended to meet your pediatrician before getting the next scheduled vaccine.

AGE VACCINE/S
Birth BCG
2 months Triple (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping cough)
Hep B
Hib
Polio
4 months Triple (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping cough)
Hep B
Hib
Polio
6 months Triple (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping cough)
Hep B
Hib
Polio
9 months Measles
15 months or at 3 years MMR  – (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
18 months Triple (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping cough)
Hep B
Hib
Polio
2nd Year of life Jap B – Encephalitis (JE)
5 years DT / dTpa
10 years a T d
12 years Rubella

Note: This Vaccine can change according to Government and Medical regulations within the country. Always consult your doctor before any vaccinations.

Optional Other Vaccines
Pneumococcal conjugate
Chickenpox
Hepatitis A
Varicella
Hepatitis B
Meningococcal Polysaccharide



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