Table 1

Recommended immunisation for SSA children

At birthBCG; Polio 0
6 weeks periodPolio 1; DPT 1
10 weeks periodPolio 2; DPT 2
14 weeks periodPolio 3; DPT 3
9 months periodMeasles
  • Source: modified from WHO.17

  • BCG, Bacille Calmette-Guerin; DPT, Diphtheria-Pertussis-Tetanus; SSA, sub-Saharan Africa.