Measuring routine childhood vaccination coverage in 204 countries and territories, 1980-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020, Release 1

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Galles N. C. , Liu P. Y. , Updike R. L. , Fullman N., Nguyen J., Rolfe S., ...More

LANCET, vol.398, no.10299, pp.503-521, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 398 Issue: 10299
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0140-6736(21)00984-3
  • Title of Journal : LANCET
  • Page Numbers: pp.503-521


Background Measuring routine childhood vaccination is crucial to inform global vaccine policies and programme implementation, and to track progress towards targets set by the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) and Immunization Agenda 2030. Robust estimates of routine vaccine coverage are needed to identify past successes and persistent vulnerabilities. Drawing from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2020, Release 1, we did a systematic analysis of global, regional, and national vaccine coverage trends using a statistical framework, by vaccine and over time.