Technical notes: Hepatitis B birth dose vaccination coverage

Technical notes: Hepatitis B birth dose vaccination coverage

Description

Reported percent of newborns who received hepatitis B vaccine birth dose.

Data was extracted from the WHO Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Monitoring System Database. This data was derived from official reports and in the majority of cases was reported as part of the WHO/UNICEF joint reporting process.

Sources

Survey/reported

World Health Organization (2020). Data, statistics and graphics:WHO/UNICEF Estimates of National Immunization Coverage (WUENIC). Last accessed August 14, 2020. Available at: https://www.who.int/immunization/monitoring_surveillance/data/en/