Coverage and Timeliness of Birth Dose Vaccination in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Open Access Article
Coverage and Timeliness of Birth Dose Vaccination in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
by Oumar Bassoum , Moe Kimura , Anta Tal Dia , Maud Lemoine and Yusuke Shimakawa
Vaccines 2020, 8(2), 301; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8020301 – 11 Jun 2020
Abstract
Background: Depending on the epidemiological context of each country, three vaccines are recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be administered as soon as possible after birth (birth vaccines); namely, BCG, zero dose of oral polio vaccine (OPV0), and birth dose