Author/s: Maylene Shung-KingDate: July 2010
This indicator refers to the percentage of children younger than one year who are fully immunised.
Full immunisation refers to children having received all the required doses of vaccines given in the first year of life. The vaccines most recently added to the immunisation schedule are not yet considered when working out immunisation coverage. However, the most crucial vaccines that prevent serious childhood infections in young children are taken into account.