Hepatitis B Vaccine Singapore
What is the Hepatitis B vaccine?
The purpose of the Hepatitis B vaccine is to protect against the Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), which can
lead to severe liver illness.
HBV is transmitted through contact with infected blood or bodily fluids, as well as through the sharing of personal items such as razors or toothbrushes.
What are some symptoms of Hepatitis B?
Symptoms may include:
- Abdominal pain
- Jaundice (yellowing of skin or eyes)
- Joint pain
Hepatitis B can sometimes not show any symptoms. If you have any symptoms or want to learn more about Hepatitis B and its vaccine, it is recommended that you consult with your doctor.
Who should receive the Hepatitis B vaccine?
As per the Singapore
National Childhood Immunisation Schedule (NCIS), it is recommended that every child receives
three doses of the vaccine at the prescribed intervals. The first dose should be administered
at birth, and it is typical for infants to complete the full series by the time they
reach six months of age.
Also, as per the Singapore National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS), individuals aged 18 years or older who have not received prior vaccination or do not possess proof of past infection or immunity should receive three doses of the vaccine.
The recommended administration of the three doses is as follows:
- First Dose
- Second Dose (1 month after first dose)
- Third Dose (6 months after first dose)
Hepatitis B Vaccine Prices in Singapore
|Engerix-B for Hepatitis B (per dose)||$50.00|
|Twinrix for Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B (per dose)||$95.00|
|Havrix for Hepatitis A (per dose)||$90.00|
Hepatitis B Vaccine Subsidies
Singapore citizens who meet certain criteria may also qualify for Hepatitis B vaccine subsidies. Enquire with our staff to find out more.
Hepatitis B Testing
screening packages come with Hepatitis B testing. Our more comprehensive packages come with
Hepatitis A/B/C screening.
Standalone Hepatitis B testing is also available. Enquire with our staff to find out more.
How can I book a Hepatitis B Vaccine Appointment?
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1. HealthHub: Hepatitis B Vaccine