Vaccination schedule Dutch National Immunisation Programme: which vaccines will my child receive?

To ensure that children receive maximum protection against these diseases, vaccinations are given in four steps. It is essential that children complete the vaccination cycle as scheduled. If your child has not been vaccinated as scheduled, you need to seek medical advice to ensure that your child receives adequate protection.

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    The Netherlands has an extensive National Immunisation Programme to protect children against infectious diseases. The programme includes vaccination against 13 potentially fatal infectious diseases.

  • Immunisation and vaccination

    Young children are the most vulnerable to infectious diseases. Since every child has the right to the best possible start in life, the government offers all children living in the Netherlands vaccination against a number of infectious diseases. Parents do not have to pay for the vaccinations offered by the National Immunisation Programme.