What are the immunisation ages?

What are the immunisation ages?

Routine vaccines for children

Age Disease
12 months Meningococcal ACWY Measles, mumps, rubella, Pneumococcal
18 months Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox (varicella) Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough)
4 years Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio

What immunizations are required NZ?

New Zealand Immunisation Schedule

Age Diseases covered and vaccines
15 months Varicella (Chickenpox) 1 injection (Varivax® [PDF, 165 KB])*
4 years Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio 1 injection (Infanrix-IPV [PDF, 47 KB])
11 or 12 years Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis 1 injection (Boostrix™ [PDF, 93 KB])

What is the Immunisation schedule NZ?

Updated schedule of vaccines

Age Diseases covered and vaccines
12 months Pneumococcal 1 injection (Synflorix® [PDF, 42 KB])
15 months Haemophilus influenzae type b 1 injection (Hiberix® [PDF, 132 KB])
Measles/Mumps/Rubella 1 injection (Priorix® [PDF, 51 KB])
Varicella (Chickenpox) 1 injection (Varivax® [PDF, 165 KB])

When did Immunisations start in NZ?

A1. 1. History of the Schedule – summary tables

Vaccine Year the vaccine was introduced, plus comments
Pertussis 1953
BCG 1948

What are the 12 month Immunisations?

Your child should have a Hib booster (in combination with MenC) between 12 and 13 months of age; boosters against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio before they start school; and a further tetanus, diphtheria and polio booster between the ages of 13 and 18 years.

What are the types of immunisation?

There are several types of vaccines, including:

  • Inactivated vaccines.
  • Live-attenuated vaccines.
  • Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines.
  • Subunit, recombinant, polysaccharide, and conjugate vaccines.
  • Toxoid vaccines.
  • Viral vector vaccines.

Are Immunisations and vaccines the same?

Vaccination is the term used for getting a vaccine — that is, actually getting the injection or taking an oral vaccine dose. Immunisation refers to the process of both getting the vaccine and becoming immune to the disease following vaccination. All forms of immunisation work in the same way.

Why is immunisation an issue in New Zealand?

Why does my child need immunisation? In the past, diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough killed many children. Today, we use vaccines to immunise children against these and other diseases. Immunisation has wiped out some of the killer diseases of childhood in New Zealand.

Is immunisation the same as vaccination?

Do they vaccinate for TB in NZ?

In New Zealand, neonatal BCG vaccine should be offered to infants who are at risk of infection. Doctors are legally required notify the Medical Officer of Health of any suspected or proven diagnosis of active TB or reoccurrence of TB.

What vaccine was given in the 80s?

By the mid-1980s, seven vaccines were available: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles,mumps, rubella and polio.

How many shots does a 1 year old get?

2 of 8 Vaccines These vaccines can include the Hepatitis B vaccine, DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis), HIB (Haemophilus influenzae type B), IPV (inactivated polio vaccine), and Prevnar. Dr. Mouzoon notes that many physicians prefer to offer those vaccines at the 15- or 18-month visit.