The BCG World Atlas: a database of global BCG vaccination policies and practices

PLoS Med. 2011 Mar;8(3):e1001012. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001012. Epub 2011 Mar 22.


Madhu Pai and colleagues introduce the BCG World Atlas, an open access, user friendly Web site for TB clinicians to discern global BCG vaccination policies and practices and improve the care of their patients.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • BCG Vaccine / immunology*
  • Databases as Topic*
  • Global Health
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Health Policy*
  • Humans
  • Immunization, Secondary
  • Internet
  • Tuberculosis / diagnosis
  • Tuberculosis / immunology
  • Vaccination* / statistics & numerical data


  • BCG Vaccine