COVID-19 Vaccine policies for pregnant and lactating people worldwide.

Malaysia

As of 10/4/2022 Malaysia's position on Covid-19 vaccination while pregnant is recommended for some or all, and its position on vaccination while lactating is permitted.

Current Overview

31,949,777

Population

1.983

Birth rate

Upper middle

Income level

East Asia and Pacific

Region

Public health authority policies

Pregnancy
Most permissive recommendation across all vaccines in country.
Lactation
Permitted
Most permissive recommendation across all vaccines in country.

Professional society positions

Name
(Click to sort ascending)
Pregnancy
Lactation
Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Malaysia

Public health authority policies by vaccine

Name (Click to sort descending)Administered (Click to sort ascending)Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending)Lactation (Click to sort ascending)Other countries (Click to sort ascending)
CanSino Biologics Convidecia
6
Gamaleya Sputnik V
54
Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine
58
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
67
Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaxzevria, Covishield
187
Pfizer/BioNTech Comirnaty
127
Sinovac CoronaVac
40

Public Health Authorities

Current policies by vaccine

Resources & Guidance

Document type (Click to sort ascending) Vaccines (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending) Subgroups (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy Booster (Click to clear sorting) Lacation (Click to sort ascending) Date (Click to sort ascending) (Click to clear sorting)
Guidance statement
(none specified)
2022-06-29
FAQ
2022-01-11
FAQ
2022-01-11
FAQ
(none specified)
2021-12-16
Official social media post
(none specified)
2021-12-14
FAQ
2021-11-22
Press release
2021-08-19
Press release
2021-08-19
Guidance statement
(none specified)
2021-08-10
Guidance statement
2021-07-12
Guidance statement
2021-07-12
Guidance statement
2021-07-12
Guidance statement
2021-06-25
Guidance statement
2021-06-23
Guidance statement
2021-06-23
Guidance statement
2021-02-18
Fact sheet

Professional Societies

Most recently reviewed by us on 2022-10-04

Current positions by vaccine

No information available.

Resources & Guidance

Document type (Click to sort ascending) Vaccines (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending) Subgroups (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy Booster (Click to clear sorting) Lacation (Click to sort ascending) Date (Click to sort ascending) (Click to clear sorting)
Official social media post
(none specified)
2021-08-11
Legend
Permitted
Permitted with qualifications
Not recommended
No position found
The COMIT policy tracker was developed with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome .

Citation

Berman Institute of Bioethics & Center for Immunization Research, Johns Hopkins University. Covid-19 Maternal Immunization Tracker (COMIT). www.comitglobal.org. Accessed: 12/1/2022, 9:06:24 AM.

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