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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29 January 2016

20 January 2016

Call for nomination of experts to serve on the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) Working Group on Typhoid Vaccines

13 January 2016

Call for expression of interest to consolidate, analyse and disseminate information on home based records for immunization

11 January 2016

Call for Expressions of Interest to maintain and enhance the WHO Immunization Repository using DHIS2

17 December 2015

Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC): CALL FOR NOMINATIONS