Poland: Recommended vaccinations
  General recommendation
  Recommendation for specific groups only
  Catch-up (e.g. if previous doses missed)
 
Vaccination not funded by the National Health system
 
Mandatory vaccination
BirthWeeksMonthsYears
62456791316610111214181950≥ 55
tuberculosis
BCG2
rotavirus infection
ROTA
diphtheria
D
D
D
D
D
d
d3
tetanus
TT
TT
TT
TT
TT
TT
TT3
pertussis
wcP4
wcP4
wcP4
wcP4
acP
acp
poliomyelitis
IPV
IPV
IPV
IPV
Haemophilus influenzae type b infection
Hib
Hib
Hib
Hib
hepatitis B
HepB2
HepB
HepB
pneumococcal disease1
PCV
PCV
PCV
PCV
meningococcal disease
MenC
MenC
measles
MEAS
MEAS
MEAS5
mumps
MUMPS
MUMPS
MUMPS5
rubella
RUBE
RUBE
RUBE5
varicella
VAR
human papillomavirus infection
HPV (F)6
influenza
IIV3
IIV3

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Footnotes:

  1. Pneumococcal vaccination introduced in the National Immunisation Programme http://www.dziennikustaw.gov.pl/du/2016/1815/1
  2. Administration within 24 hours after birth
  3. Should not be given earlier than 5 years after the previous dose
  4. An acellular pertussis component (aP) combination vaccine should be used for children with contraindications to vaccination with the whole cell pertussis vaccine and in children born before 37th week of pregnancy or born with birth weight less than 2500 g
  5. Catch-up for children who did not receive MMR at 10 years of age. An additional dose should be given by 19 years of age
  6. Girls-only vaccination recommended.


More information available at:
https://www.gov.pl/web/zdrowie/program-szczepien-ochronnych-pso- https://gis.gov.pl/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Program-Szczepie%C5%84-Ochronnych-na-rok-2018.pdf


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MAJOR HISTORICAL CHANGES
Measles, mumps and rubella:
1975: Measles vaccine was introduced into the national childhood vaccination schedule for children aged 13-15 months.

1989: Rubella vaccine (single dose) was introduced into the national childhood vaccination schedule for 13-year old girls.

1991: Second dose of measles vaccine was introduced into the national childhood vaccination schedule for children aged 7 years.

2003: Monovalent measles vaccine given at the age of 13-15 months was replaced by MMR

2005: Second dose of MMR was introduced into the national childhood vaccination schedule for children aged 10 years. An additional catch-up dose of MMR was provided during 2005-2008 at the age of 12 years for all girls not previously vaccinated at the age of 10 years.

2017: Pneumococcal vaccination introduced in the National Immunisation Programme

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Date of last update: 06 Sept 2019

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