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Table 1 Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign 2015–2016 – districts covered, age-group and target population, campaign duration and administrative coverage

From: Who gets vaccinated in a measles-rubella campaign in Nepal?: results from a post-campaign coverage survey

Campaign Phase Number of Districtsa Corresponding province (Number of districts, Full/ Partial) Earthquake affected Target age group for MR-SIA Duration of campaign Target population Administrative Coveragec (%)
1 14 Bagmati (12,P), Gandaki (1,P), Province-1 (1,P) Y 6–59 months 15 Aug - 15 Sept 2015 500,344 91%
2 33 Gandaki (8,P), Lumbini (11,P), Karnali (5,P), Sudurpaschim (9,P) N 9–59 months 7 Feb - 6 Mar 2016 1,090,504 103%
3 21 Province 1 (12,P), Province 2 (8, F)
Bagmati (1,P)
N 9–59 months 21 Feb - 21 Mar 2016 1,371,798 99%
4b 7 Province-1 (1,P)
Gandaki (2,P)
Karnali (4,P)
N 9–59 months 15 March - 12 Apr 2016 39,617 117%
National 75 7 provinces (75 districts) 3,002,263 99%
  1. aAt the time of campaign there were 75 districts in Nepal. Later two districts were split taking the number of districts to 77
  2. bMountain districts
  3. cThis is obtained by dividing the number of doses administered divided by the estimated target population from 2011 census projections; limitations of admin coverage include target population inaccuracies, older children sometimes vaccinated and unquantifiable mismatch between where people reside and where they get vaccinated, especially in urban areas