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State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition

This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the safeguards that have been put in place to ensure their safety, efficacy, and quality; discusses both the cost of scaling up immunization coverage and efforts to ensure that the achievements are sustainable in the long term; and looks beyond 2015 to likely changes in the immunization landscape. Part 2 describes more than 20 vaccine-preventable diseases and reviews progress since 2000 in efforts to protect populations against these diseases through the use of vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, World Bank

Published: 2009

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1.95 MB PDF (Located at whqlibdoc.who.int)

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(Located at www.who.int)

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2.6 MB PDF (Located at whqlibdoc.who.int)

Also known as: Vaccins et vaccination : la situation dans le monde, Troisième édition

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2.5 MB PDF (Located at whqlibdoc.who.int)

Also known as: Vacunas e inmunización: situación mundial, Tercera edición

Resource types: Report

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis, Meningococcus, Pneumococcus, Rotavirus, Influenza

Topics: General information, Advocacy and communications, Introduction and service delivery, Immunization financing, Disease burden and surveillance, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global