Vaccine coverage and adherence to EPI schedules in eight resource poor settings

Vaccine coverage and adherence to EPI schedules in eight resource poor settings

Authored by: Christel Hoest, Jessica C. Seidman, Gwenyth Lee, James A Platts-Mills , Asad Ali, Maribel Paredes Olortegui , Pascal Bessong, Ram Chandyo , Sudhir Babji, Venkata Raghava Mohan et. al
Published date: February 2, 2017
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Vaccination histories collected in 8 countries, including in Nepal were compared against the prescribed EPI schedules for each country, and coverage rates were examined in relation to the timing of vaccination. Coverage rate for EPI vaccines was highest in the Nepal and Bangladesh sites and lowest in the Tanzania and Brazil sites.