Expanded programme on immunization

Consultation on Improving and Monitoring Hepatitis B Birth Dose Vaccination

13-15 June 2012 - Manila, Philippines


  • To review country situations for improving hepatitis B birth‑dose coverage and integration with postnatal care services;
  • To discuss monitoring and new methodology for calculating WHO/UNICEF estimates for hepatitis B birth‑dose coverage and other EPI vaccinations; and
  • To draft country-specific action plans for improving birth‑dose coverage, postnatal care integration, and resource gaps and opportunities.