Mapping diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine coverage in Africa, 2000-2016: a spatial and temporal modelling study
Jonathan F Mosser, William Gagne-Maynard, Puja C Rao, Aaron Osgood-Zimmerman, Nancy Fullman, Nicholas Graetz, Roy Burstein, Rachel L Updike, Patrick Y Liu, Sarah E Ray, Lucas Earl, Aniruddha Deshpande, Daniel C Casey, Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Elizabeth A Cromwell, David M Pigott, Freya M Shearer, Heidi Jane Larson, Daniel J Weiss, Samir Bhatt Show all
LANCET | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2019
BACKGROUND: Routine childhood vaccination is among the most cost-effective, successful public health interventions available. Amid substantial investments to expand vaccine delivery throughout Africa and strengthen administrative reporting systems, most countries still require robust measures of local routine vaccine coverage and changes in geographical inequalities over time. METHODS: This analysis drew from 183 surveys done between 2000 and 2016, including data from 881 268 children in 49 African countries. We used a Bayesian geostatistical model calibrated to results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017, to produce annual estimates with high-spatial re..View full abstract
Awarded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Awarded by EUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.This work was primarily supported by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1182474, OPP11093011, and OPP1132415). SIH is also funded by additional grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1119467 and OPP1106023).