Sweden: 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
6356121856-810-1214-1618
tuberculosis
BCG2
rotavirus infection
ROTA3
ROTA3
ROTA4
diphtheria
D
D
D
D
d5
tetanus
TT
TT
TT
TT
TT5
pertussis
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp6
poliomyelitis
IPV
IPV
IPV
IPV
Haemophilus influenzae type b infection
Hib
Hib
Hib
hepatitis B
HepB7
HepB
HepB
HepB
pneumococcal disease1
PCV
PCV
PCV
measles
MEAS
MEAS8
mumps
MUMPS
MUMPS8
rubella
RUBE
RUBE8
human papillomavirus infection
HPV (F/M)9
influenza
IIV310

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Footnotes:

  1. Beyond PCV to children and PPV23 to adults 65 years and older, vaccination with PCV and PPV23 is recommended to adults and children older than two years with defined diagnoses and conditions. Recommendations available at: https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/publicerat-material/publikationsarkiv/r/rekommendationer-om-pneumokockvaccination-till-riskgrupper/
  2. BCG vaccination is recommended for children who are at increased risk of being infected with TB according to the following criteria: (1) family origin from a country with increased or high TB ??incidence, (2) current TB in a close relative or household contact (3) for planned longer (more than three months) stay in a country or area with high TB prevalence, if the child comes into close contact with the local population The vaccine is usually given as a single dose from 6 months of age, but could be given earlier in case of a particular risk of infection. for more information, please visit: https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/smittskydd-beredskap/vaccinationer/rekommendationer-for-vaccination/andrade-rekommendationer-om-vaccination-mot-tuberkulos/
  3. Rotarix is used nationally (2 doses) at 6 weeks and 3 months.
  4. Rotarix is used nationally (2 doses) at 6 weeks and 3 months. 3rd dose only indicated when a pentavalent rotavirus vaccine is beign used.
  5. Given to 8-9 grade students. For adults above 18 years, dT Booster doses are recommended every 20 years (not funded by the National Health system)
  6. Given to 8-9 grade students.
  7. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a dose at birth simultaneously with HB immunoglobulin
  8. Given to 1-2 grade students
  9. Gender-neutral (boys and girls) vaccine offered in schools (fifth-sixth grade) from fall of 2020. Two-dose schedule.
  10. Funding varies by region


More information available at:
https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/smittskydd-beredskap/vaccinationer/vaccinationsprogram/ https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/communicable-disease-control/vaccinations/vaccination-programmes/ https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/publicerat-material/publikationsarkiv/h/hslf-fs-201917/


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1 Sept. 2019: updated regulation to childhood vaccination programme
see: https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/publicerat-material/publikationsarkiv/h/hslf-fs-201917/


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HISTORICAL CHANGES TO THE SWEDISH NATIONAL IMMUNISATION PROGRAMME

- https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/communicable-disease-control/vaccinations/previous-swedish-vaccination-programmes/ (English)

- https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/smittskydd-beredskap/vaccinationer/vaccinationsprogram/tidigare-vaccinationsprogram/ (Swedish)



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OTHER RELEVANT RESOURCES

PROCEDURE FOR CATCH-UP VACCINATIONS
https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/communicable-disease-control/vaccinations/catch-up-vaccinations/

CHANGES IN THE NATIONAL VACCINATION PROGRAMME
https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/communicable-disease-control/vaccinations/changes-in-the-national-vaccination-programme/

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Date of last update: 30 April 2020