Immunization is one of the most important advances in public health and is estimated to have saved more lives over the past 50 years than any other health intervention. The current immunization schedule of Barbados contains 14 antigens against the following diseases.

No. Vaccines Vaccine-Preventable Disease
1 Oral Polio/ IPV Poliomyelitis
2 Diphtheria Diphtheria
3 Pertussis Pertussis
4 Tetanus Tetanus
5 Pneumococcus Meningitis and Pneumonia
6 Hepatitis B Hepatitis B
7 Haemophilus Influenza type B Meningitis and Pneumonia
8 Measles Measles
9 Mumps Mumps
10 Rubella Rubella
11 Varicella Chicken Pox
12 BCG Tuberculosis
13 HPV HPV related diseases
14 Influenza Influenza

Vaccines and their preventable diseases are covered under the Barbados Immunization Schedule.