TableĀ 1

National immunisation schedules of the three study sites between birth and 4th month

Birth6th week8th week10th week12th week14th week16th week
MalawiBCG and OPV-0OPV-1, DPT-HepB-Hib-1, PCV-1 and RV-1OPV-2, DPT-HepB-Hib-2, PCV-2 and RV-2OPV-3, DPT-HepB-Hib-3, PCV-3 and RV-3
India*BCG, OPV-0 and Hep B-0OPV-1, DPT-HepB-Hib-1OPV-2, DPT-HepB-Hib-2OPV-3, DPT-HepB-Hib-3
UKIPV-1, DPT-HepB-Hib-1, PCV-1, MenB and RV-1IPV-2, DPT-HepB-Hib-2, PCV-2, MenC and RV-2IPV-3, DPT-HepB-Hib-3, MenB and PCV-3
  • *RV is an optional vaccine in India (Rotarix administered as two doses in the 6th and 10th week).

  • DPT, diphtheria pertussis tetanus; Hep B, hepatitis B; Hib, haemophilus influenza type b; IPV, inactivated polio vaccine; MenB, meningococcal B; MenC, meningococcal C; OPV, oral polio vaccine; PCV, pneumococcal vaccine; RV, rotavirus vaccine.