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Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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

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

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Date of national source publication
Method of computation Number of facilities with essential medicines in stock / Total number of health facilities Method of measurement Stock out data may also refer to specific time period (1 month, 3 months). Data on the availability of a specific list of medicines are collected from a survey of a sample of facilities. Availability is reported as the percentage of medicine outlets where a particular medicine was found on the day of the survey. Health facility reports may also include stockouts indicators but require regular independent verification.
Scheduled update by national source
U.S. method of computation
Comments and limitations
Date metadata updated
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Unit of measurement
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International and national references
Time period
Scheduled update by SDG team

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Proportion of the target population covered by all vaccines included in their national programme
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 TradeRelated Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all.
Global indicator description Percentage of health facilities with essential medicines and life_saving commodities
UN designated tier 2
UN custodial agency WHO, UNICEF
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Agency Survey Dataset
Link to data source

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