A Summary of Global Routine Immunization Coverage Through 2010
David W. Brown*, 1, Anthony Burton2, Marta Gacic-Dobo2, Rouslan Karimov1
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2011
First Page: 115
Last Page: 117
Publisher Id: TOIDJ-5-115
Article History:Received Date: 28/7/2011
Revision Received Date: 10/9/2011
Acceptance Date: 10/9/2011
Electronic publication date: 14/10/2011
Collection year: 2011
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This brief report summarizes the 2010 revision (July 2011) of the WHO and UNICEF estimates of national routine immunization coverage. In spite of improvements in immunization coverage (DTP3: 74% during 2000 vs 85% during 2010; MCV: 72% during 2000 vs 85% during 2010), the benefits of vaccination continue to elude many of the world's children suggesting the need for a renewed commitment and investment in routine immunization programmes worldwide.