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Table 1 EPI Schedule in The Gambia During the First Year of Life

From: A double blind randomized controlled trial in neonates to determine the effect of vitamin A supplementation on immune responses: The Gambia protocol

Age (week) Vaccine
0 (within 48 hours of birth) BCG, HBV, OPV
8 Pentavalent, OPV, PCV-13
12 Pentavalent, OPV, PCV-13
16 Pentavalent, OPV, PCV-13
26 VAS (100,000 IU)
40 Measles, Yellow Fever, OPV
52 VAS (200,000 IU)
  1. Key: BCG; bacillus Calmette-Guerin, OPV; oral poliovirus vaccine, HBV; hepatitis B vaccine, Pentavalent (DTwP, Hib, HBV (DTwP: diptheria, tetanus, whole cell pertussis; Hib: Haemophilus Influenza type b)), PCV-13; 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, VAS; vitamin A supplementation.