Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Immunization

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP3) coverage: In 2012, estimated global coverage with three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine increased to 83% compared to 74% in 2000. An estimated 110.6 million infants were vaccinated. However, an estimated 22.6 million infants worldwide are still not being reached by routine immunization services. More than 70% of these children live in ten countries: Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa and Uganda.

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DTP3

111 millioninfants vaccinated with 3 doses of DTP
in 2012

DTP3 immunization coverage

Prevention

2-3 milliondeaths from diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), and measles averted annually by vaccination

Global immunization coverage, 2012
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Mortality

1.5 millionchildren under the age of 5 died from vaccine-preventable diseases in 2008

Global immunization coverage, 2012
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