EAEB

AcronymDefinition
EAEBEastern Africa Epidemiological Block (World Health Organization)
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During 1988-1995, coverage with three doses of OPV among children aged 1 year increased from 53% to 80% in EAEB countries (Figure 2).
All seven EAEB countries are planning to conduct NIDs in 1997; Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are planning to conduct their rounds concurrently.
poverty and poorly developed infrastructure--especially for transportation, communication, and electricity), the countries in the EAEB have made substantial progress toward polio eradication; if efforts and progress can be sustained, these countries should be polio-free by the year 2000 (7,9).
However, reports from EAEB countries that conducted NIDs in 1996 also indicated several benefits of NIDs, including improved planning capacities of district health departments, improved budgeting through more accurate estimation of the costs of vaccination services, the development of new national and local private-sector partners participating in the funding and delivery of vaccination services, enhancement of the vaccine cold chain, increased community participation in social mobilization and the provision of vaccination services, and improved surveillance for vaccine-preventable diseases.