Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Immunization

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP3) containing vaccine coverage: In 2013, estimated global coverage with three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing vaccine increased to 84% compared to 74% in 2000. An estimated 112 million infants were vaccinated. However, an estimated 21.8 million infants worldwide are still not being reached by routine immunization services. Close to 70% of these children live in ten countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Viet Nam and South Africa.

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DTP3

112 millioninfants vaccinated with 3 doses of DTP
in 2013

DTP3 immunization coverage

Prevention

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

Global immunization coverage, 2013
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Mortality

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

Global immunization coverage, 2013
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