Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Immunization

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP3) containing vaccine coverage: In 2014, estimated global coverage with three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing vaccine increased to 86% compared to 74% in 2000. An estimated 115 million infants were vaccinated. However, an estimated 18.7 million infants worldwide are still not being reached by routine immunization services. More than 60% of these children live in 10 countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Uganda and South Africa.

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DTP3

115 millioninfants vaccinated with 3 doses of DTP
in 2014

DTP3 immunization coverage

Prevention

2–3 milliondeaths from diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), and measles averted annually by vaccination

Global immunization coverage, 2014
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Mortality

1.5 millionchildren under the age of 5 died from vaccine-preventable diseases in 2008

Global immunization coverage, 2014
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