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Programme

In Singapore, the National Immunisation Programme includes immunisation against tuberculosis, hepatitis B, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, poliomyelitis, measles, mumps and rubella. In addition to these immunisations, children are increasingly being immunised against other diseases e.g. haemophilus influenzae, chicken pox, meningococcal, pneumococcal.

Objective

The National Immunisation Registry (NIR) of Singapore is designed to collect and maintain accurate, complete and current vaccination records of children and adults who resides in Singapore, to promote effective and cost-efficient disease prevention and control. NIR aims to achieve 95% coverage for immunisations under the National Immunisation Programme.

System

The system is maintained under National Immunisation Registry (NIR), National Registry of Diseases Office (NRDO), Policy, Research and Surveillance (PRS) Division of Health Promotion Board (HPB).