FULFILLING A PROMISE: ENSURING IMMUNIZATION FOR ALL IN AFRICA

Download the official conference report for a look at the current state of immunization on the African continent.

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A new report issued today by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean Region shows that despite considerable progress in expanding access to vaccines in Africa, one in five children on the continent still do not receive life-saving immunizations. Africa’s routine immunization coverage of 80% is the lowest of any region in the world.