Overview

Immunisation is a safe and effective way to protect individuals against harmful communicable diseases and helps to prevent the spread of these diseases among the community.

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Latest findings

All but one of the jurisdictions achieved an increased in vaccination coverage for 5 year olds in 2019–20

Increases in vaccination coverage among 5 year olds were achieved in 75% of the targeted low coverage areas in 2019–20

7 jurisdictions met the performance benchmark on wastage and leakage in the 2019–20 reporting period

The rate of vaccine preventable burden decreased by 31% between 2005 and 2015

The rate of vaccine preventable burden was highest among infants and those aged 85 and older

80% of the vaccine preventable burden in 2015 was due to premature death

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