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Table 1 Greek National Immunization Programme (NIP) for children (2011)

From: Determinants of vaccination coverage and adherence to the Greek national immunization program among infants aged 2-24 months at the beginning of the economic crisis (2009-2011)

  Birth 2 months 4 months 6 months 12 months 15 months 18 months 24 months 4-6 years 11-12 years
HepB1   HepB HepB HepB    
DTaP2   DTaP DTaP DTaP   DTaP   DTap  
IPV3   IPV IPV IPV   IPV  
Hib4   Hib Hib Hib Hib     
MCC5   MCC MCC   MCC
PCV6   PCV PCV PCV PCV    
MMR7      MMR    MMR  
Varicella      Var   Var  
HepA8      Hep A (2 doses)
TB9 BCG10      BCG10  
  1. 1HepB = hepatitis B vaccination. The recommended schedule for infants of HBsAg (-) is shown. However, for infants born to HBsAg(+) women, passive and active immunoprophylaxis is provided at birth and two additional vaccine doses at the ages of 1-2 months and 6-18 months respectively.
  2. 2DTaP = diphteria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine.
  3. 3IPV = inactivated polio vaccine.
  4. 4Hib = conjugated haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine.
  5. 5MCC = meningococcal serotype C conjugated vaccine.
  6. 6PCV = pneumococcal conjugated vaccine.
  7. 7MMR = measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
  8. 8HepA = hepatitis A vaccine.
  9. 9TB = tuberculosis.
  10. 10BCG = Bacillus Calmette–Guérin vaccine. Has been recommended to high risk children at birth since 2011.