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Indicator 3.b.1: Proportion of the target population covered by all vaccines included in their national programme

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Proportion of the target population covered by all vaccines included in their national programme


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Source: Ghana Statistical Service

Geographical Area: Ghana

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Ghana statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Ghanaian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Ghanaian-specific metadata information.

Indicator available Percentage of children aged 12-23 months who received the third dose of DTP containing vaccine (DTP3) at any time before the survey
Indicator description
Geographical coverage Ghana
Unit of measurement Percentage (%)
Calculations Defined as the average coverage of essential services based on tracer interventions that include reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases and service capacity and access, among the general and the most disadvantaged population)
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Indicator name Proportion of the target population covered by all vaccines included in their national programme
Indicator number 3.b.1
Target name Support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and non-communicable diseases that primarily affect developing countries, provide access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines, in accordance with the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, which affirms the right of developing countries to use to the full the provisions in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all
Target number 3.b
Global indicator description
UN designated tier 3
UN custodian agency World Health Organization (WHO) United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
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Organisation Ghana Statistical Service
Periodicity 5 years
Earliest available data 2011
Geographical coverage Regional
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Release date 2011
Next release 2017
Statistical classification Official Statistics
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