Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

2012 Immunization highlights

WHO immunization highlights gives an overview of key global achievements and provides a snapshot of the wide range of work undertaken by WHO staff and partners to support national immunization programmes.

A selection of the most notable immunization achievements and events in 2012 is featured here, together with data based on the WHO/UNICEF global immunization estimates for 2011.

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Routine vaccination

4 in 5children worldwide vaccinated with DTP3 in 2011

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Meningitis A

100 millionvaccinated against meningitis A

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Maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT)

29 countriesout of 59 have eliminated the disease in 2012

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