WHO, UNICEF Immunization Experts Discuss Recent Report On DTP Vaccine Coverage On NPR
NPR: New Report Shows 64 Of 195 Countries Aren’t Meeting A Basic Vaccination Target
“Vaccine progress is stalling. That’s the message from a new report issued by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. The report focuses on the [diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP)] vaccine … We spoke with Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, director of immunization, vaccines, and biologicals at the World Health Organization, and Robin Nandy, chief of immunizations at UNICEF, to understand the roadblocks to better coverage — and encouraging signs for progress in the future…” (Shaikh-Lesko, 7/25).