Romania: 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
BirthMonthsYears
241112561114≥ 65
tuberculosis
BCG4
diphtheria1
D
D
D
D
d
tetanus1
TT
TT
TT
TT
TT
pertussis
acP
acP
acP
acP
poliomyelitis
IPV
IPV
IPV
IPV
Haemophilus influenzae type b infection
Hib
Hib
Hib
hepatitis B
HepB5
HepB
HepB
HepB
pneumococcal disease
PCV6
PCV6
PCV6
measles2
MEAS
MEAS
mumps2
MUMPS
MUMPS
rubella2
RUBE
RUBE
human papillomavirus infection
HPV (F)7
influenza3
IIV3

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Footnotes:

  1. Risk group vaccination of dT for pregnant women
  2. contacts from outbreaks of measles, mumps, rubella and flue, regardless of age
  3. For risk groups established by the World Health Organization
  4. Administration during the 2-7 days after delivery
  5. Within 24 hours after birth. For babies of HBsAG positive mothers a different schedule applies
  6. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine will be included in the national vaccination calendar depending on available funds
  7. Girls-only vaccination recommended. Three-dose schedule.


More information available at:
http://www.cnscbt.ro/index.php/calendarul-national-de-vaccinare


MAJOR HISTORICAL CHANGES
Measles, mumps, rubella:
1979: Measles vaccine was introduced into national children vaccination schedule for children 9-11 months of age.
1994: Second measles vaccine dose was introduced into national children vaccination schedule for children 6-7 years of age (first school grade).
2002: 1st April first measles vaccine dose was moved from 9-11 month to 12-15 months to prepare for MMR introduction.
2003: Rubella vaccination was introduced into national children vaccination schedule for girls aged 14-15 years.
2004: MMR 1 was introduced into national children vaccination schedule for children at 12-15 month of age.
2005: October, MMR 2 was introduced into national children vaccination schedule for children at 6-7 years of age (first school grade).
2015: Change to the primary infant series. Moving to a 2, 4 and 11 months schedule for DTaP-IPV-Hib-HepB instead of a 2,4,6 and 12 month schedule. introduction of hexavalent vaccines.

Other vaccines:
2008: From October 2008, DTaP replaced DTwP and IPV replaced OPV. Both DTaP and IPV receommended as a combined quadrivalent vaccine at 2, 4 and 6 months. DTaP recommended at 4 years of age replaced DTwP given at 30-35 months of age.
2010: From January 2010, the quadrivalent vaccine DTPa-IPV was replaced by the pentavalent vaccine DTPa-IPV-HibV.

Date of last update: 12 June 2017