Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

2012 Immunization highlights

WHO immunization highlights gives an overview of key global achievements and provides a snapshot of the wide range of work undertaken by WHO staff and partners to support national immunization programmes.

A selection of the most notable immunization achievements and events in 2012 is featured here, together with data based on the WHO/UNICEF global immunization estimates for 2011.

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Routine vaccination

4 in 5children worldwide vaccinated with DTP3 in 2011

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Meningitis A

100 millionvaccinated against meningitis A

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Maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT)

29 countriesout of 59 have eliminated the disease in 2012

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11 August 2015

Call for Nominations: Recognized immunization experts solicited for Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC)

6 August 2015

Call for proposals: Evaluation of vaccine manufacturers’ perceptions regarding Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC)

3 August 2015

30 July 2015

Global Immunization Meeting: “Protect, Innovate, Accelerate”

27 July 2015

Call for consultant - MIC Strategy Fundraising Advisor, Policies & Strategies Group