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Immunization Regional Snapshot 2018 - Eastern and Southern Africa

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More than 3 million still not fully vaccinated

In 2018, 3.2 out of 16.3 million surviving infants in the region did not receive the three recommended doses of DTP vaccine

Half of countries to reach and maintain 90% coverage

12 out of 23 countries in the region have reached and sustained the target coverage of 90% or above for DTP3 for the past three years

Measles regional coverage below global levels

In 2018, the regional coverage of MCV1 was 76% compared to global coverage of 86%

Coverage and number of infants not vaccinated for DTP3 by country, 2018

Countries with dark blue color, Angola, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Somalia, South Africa, and South Sudan have the lowest coverage levels with highest number of not vaccinated infants for DTP3. Botswana, Comoros, Eritrea,
Eswatini, Lesotho, Mauritius, and Seychelles have the highest coverage levels with lowest numbers of not vaccinated infants for DTP3.