Childhood Vaccination

Childhood Vaccination

It is recommended that children, starting from birth should receive different vaccines to protect them from various types of infectious diseases.

Marina Medical primarily offers a standard vaccination programme based on the recommendations of The Centre for Health Protection of Hong Kong Department of Health and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (update on 30 December 2020).

 

Age

Vaccination Recommended

Newborn*

B.C.G. Vaccine

Hepatitis B Vaccine - First dose

2 months 

Hepatitis B Vaccine – Second dose (6 in 1 vaccine)

DTaP-IPV-Hib Vaccine – First Dose (6 in 1 vaccine)

Pneumococcal Vaccine – First Dose

Rotavirus vaccine – First Dose

4 months

Hepatitis B Vaccine – Thrid Dose (6 in 1 vaccine)

DTaP-IPV-Hib Vaccine – Second Dose (6 in 1 vaccine)

Pneumococcal Vaccine – Second Dose

Rotavirus vaccine – Second Dose

6 months

Hepatitis B Vaccine – Fourth Dose (6 in 1 vaccine)

DTaP-IPV-Hib Vaccine – Third Dose (6 in 1 vaccine)

Pneumococcal Vaccine – Third Dose

12 months

MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) – First Dose

Pneumococcal Vaccine – Booster Dose

Varicella Vaccine – First Dose

18 months

DTaP-IPV-Hib Vaccine – Fourth Dose (5 in 1 vaccine)

MMRV Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella) – Second Dose**

4-6 years

MMRV Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella) – Second Dose**

DTaP-IPV Vaccine - Booster Dose (4 in 1 vaccine)

9-14 years

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine – First Dose

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine – Second Dose (6 months after first dose)

11-12 years

dTap-IPV Vaccine – Booster Dose

 

*BCG & Hepatitis B (1st dose) vaccinations are given in the hospitals in Hong Kong at birth.

**Children born on or after 1/7/2018 receive MMRV vaccine at 18 months old in Maternal and Child Health Centres. Children born between 1/1/2013 and 30/6/2018 receive MMRV vaccine in Primary 1.


Vaccines recommended by other countries may be available upon request. Please talk to our doctors for other available vaccines and individual recommendations.


We will also advise on the latest health updates and vaccines according to the current local situation.

 

Get In Touch

For any enquiry, please contact us at +852 3420 6622 or info@marinamedical.hk

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