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 in 2018.

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 (2019). Vaccine-preventable diseases: Monitoring system 2019 global summary, reported estimates of HepB_BD coverage. Accessed July 15, 2019. Available at : http://apps.who.int/immunization_monitoring/globalsummary/timeseries/tscoveragehepb_bd.. html