Immunization rate up to 70% during 2019-20


The overall immunization rates in the country has witnessed 70 percent increase during fiscal year (2019-20) as compared to 60 percent in fiscal year (2014-15), according to Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM-2019-20) conducted by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

The immunization rates include 11 recommended vaccines based on record, The PSLM District Level Survey 2019-20 results revealed.

Regarding the urban and rural comparison, the immunization rates for urban areas has increased to 73 percent in 2019-20 as compared to 70 percent in 2014-15 whereas rural areas 69 percent in 2019-20 as compared to 56 percent in 2014-15.—APP

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