Immunization standards

Vaccines prequalification priority list 2013-14

High priority vaccines

  • Bivalent oral polio (bOPV1+3)
  • DTwP based pentavalent combination (fully liquid DTwP-Hep B-Hib)
  • Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTwP)
  • Inactivated polio (IPV)
  • Measles-Rubella
  • Pneumococcal conjugate
  • Rotavirus
  • Trivalent oral polio (tOPV)
  • Yellow fever

Medium priority vaccines

  • DTwP-based combination containing IPV (DTwP-Hep B-Hib-IPV)
  • DTwP-based pentavalent combination (lyophilized-liquid DTwP-Hep B+Hib)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Influenza H5N1 for stockpile
  • Influenza seasonal Southern Hemisphere
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Measles and MMR
  • Meningococcal A-containing conjugate
  • Meningococcal W-containing polysaccharide
  • Meningococcal W-containing conjugate
  • Meningococcal ACWY containing conjugate
  • Monovalent oral polio 2
  • Oral cholera
  • Tetanus-diphtheria for adults (Td)
  • Typhoid conjugate

Low priority vaccines

  • BCG
  • DTwP-Hib Fully liquid
  • DTaP and DTaP combination containing IPV or Hepatitis B (aP = acellular pertussis)
  • DTwP-based tetravalent or pentavalent combination containing IPV (DTwP-Hib-IPV or DTwP-IPV)
  • Hepatitis E
  • Influenza seasonal Northern Hemisphere
  • Meningoccocal AC-containing polysaccharide
  • Monovalent oral polio 3
  • Rabies
  • Tetanus toxoid (TT)
  • Typhoid non conjugate
  • Varicella

No priority

  • DTwP-based tetravalent combination (DTwP-Hep B DTwP+Hib Lyo liquid)
  • Diphtheria-tetanus vaccine for children (DT)
  • Haemophilus influenza type b monovalent
  • Hepatitis B monovalent
  • Monovalent oral polio 1
  • Polysaccharide pneumococcal
  • Influenza H1N1
  • Rubella monovalent
  • Any other vaccine not in the above priority categories

Vaccines of high programmatic interest (e.g dengue, malaria) that are not available for supply in January 2013 may be considered as high priority if they become available before the end of the period during which the list is in force.

Last update:

31 January 2013 11:56 CET