Basic vaccines for babies that every child should receive

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Basic vaccines for babies that every child should receive

Newborn babies until the age of 1 year will not have good immunity against various pathogens. Which if the child is exposed to dangerous pathogens during this period. Can life-threatening This is why it is important for children to “Get vaccinated” Because vaccination is important and necessary. Continue to stimulate the creation of immunity to various diseases in children to protect your baby from various illnesses. So to create a shield against illness for your baby. Don’t forget to take your kids to complete the basic vaccination for children. And there may be additional vaccines to make children healthier. Report from

Basic vaccines for children are important!

Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health Said at the World Immunization Week 2023. Event organized under the concept of “Vaccine for Everyone” Episode I : Building a healthy early childhood home for all ages (Kids Vaccination) and Episode II : Vaccine against the rainy season (Dual Immunity) to promote and support strengthen immunity. 

To raise the level of immunity for people of all ages. That the outbreak of COVID – 19 cause more than 20 percent of children under 5 years of age to not receive basic vaccines. With 90 percent of children in the first year receiving the vaccine. While children aged 2-5 years old received basic vaccination rates. will gradually decrease to 50-70 percent

Which is why parents bring fewer children age 2-5 years to receive basic vaccination. Because Thailand has been vaccinated against certain diseases for many years. Causing the incidence of that disease to decrease, however, new born children are still at risk of contracting the disease anyway. Because children do not have good immunity, so the matter of maintaining immunity in people is still important even if the disease is reduced.

Within the same event, Dr. Tares Krassaniyawiwong The Director-General of the Department of Disease Control also said that there are 11 types of vaccination in children, preventing 13 diseases in children. During the last week of April of every year, the World Health Organization has designated it as International Immunization Week. Therefore, there is a campaign for children to be vaccinated according to the criteria. Director General of the Medical Department also add. That Immunization is an important part of building a strong future for Thai children. Parents should therefore accelerate their children’s vaccination according to the criteria. Which provides vaccination services for target groups of children, both basic and alternative vaccines. To keep children healthy and herd immunity

Basic vaccines for children

vaccination for young children It is a necessity. That parents should never neglect. because it helps strengthen the immune system for the baby It is the prevention of various serious diseases and also affects the development and growth of children. There are 11 types of basic vaccines that the Ministry of Public Health requires. Thai children to receive in order to boost their immunity in children:

  • Tuberculosis Vaccine (BCG)
  • Hepatitis B (HB) Vaccine
  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis-Hepatitis B-Hib Combined Vaccine (DTP-HB-Hib)
  • Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)
  • Rota Vaccine (Rota)
  • Injectable Polio Vaccine (IPV)
  • Measles-Mumps-Rubella Combined Vaccine (MMR)
  • Live attenuated JE encephalitis vaccine (LAJE)
  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Combined Vaccine (DTP)
  • Cervical cancer vaccine (HPV)
  • Diphtheria-Tetanus (dT) Combined Vaccine

These 11 vaccines will protect against 13 childhood diseases, including hepatitis B, tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Hib, polio, rotavirus diarrhea, measles, rubella, mumps, and encephalitis. JE and cervical cancer from HPV

Schedule for basic vaccination in Thai children from birth to 4 years old. According to the immunization program of the Ministry of Public Health, 2023,


  • Hepatitis B vaccine 1 (HB1) should given as soon as possible within 24 hours of birth.
  • The tuberculosis vaccine (BCG) is given to the child. Before discharge from the hospital.