WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2014 global summary

Last updated 15-Jul-2014 (Data received as of 8-Jul-2014)
Next overall update Fall 2014
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Development status: Economy in transition GNI / capita (US$): 4'7001 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 152
GDP / capita (US$): 10'4891 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 172

Population data in thousands3

  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 3'173  3'162  3'154  3'150  3'151  3'305  3'447  2'735 
Births 41  40  40  40  40  62  85  80 
Surviving infants 40  40  39  39  39  61  82  77 
Pop. less than 5 years 198  198  198  197  197  321  415  375 
Pop. less than 15 years 655  675  696  719  743  1'003  1'173  1'044 
Female 15-49 years 815  811  807  805  809  866  864  640 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Albania)
Diphtheria 17 
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 10  662 
Mumps 20  18  21  22  1'651 
Pertussis 16  10  89  329  137 
Polio*
Rubella 1'752 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal)
Tetanus (total) 15 
Yellow fever
* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV);"
"it does not include cases of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) and cases of non polio acute flaccid paralysis [AFP]).

Percentage target population vaccinated by antigen

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  Most recent coverage survey4  

Official country estimates5

  (Click for retrospective coverage estimates data for Albania)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2008  98  DHS   96  100  96  100  97  93  94 
DTP1 2008  100  DHS   96  99  99  99  99  98 
DTP3 2008  98  DHS   96  99  99  99  98  97  94 
HepB_BD          100  97  100  98  98 
HepB3 2008  98  DHS   96  99  99  99  98  96 
Hib3          99  99  99  98 
JapEnc         
MCV 2008  97  DHS   96  99  98  99  97  95 
MCV2          99  99  99  98 
PCV1          99  99 
PCV3          99  99 
Pol3 2008  98  DHS   96  99  99  99  98  97 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1          99  98  99  97 
TT2plus          85  80  89 
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: July 2015

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Albania)
BCG 99  96  98  99  97  93  94  93 
DTP1 99  99  99  99  99  98  97  97 
DTP3 99  99  99  99  98  97  94  94 
HepB3 99  99  99  99  98  96 
HepB_BD 99  97  99  99  98  98 
Hib3 99  99  99  99  98 
MCV 99  98  99  99  97  95  88  90 
MCV2 99  99  99  98  98 
PAB 87  87  87  87  87  86  30 
PCV3 99  99 
Pol3 99  99  99  99  98  97  89  92 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 36  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
100 
   
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Greater or equal to 90% 100
From 80 to 89% 0
From 50 to 79% 0
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2013 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 6 years; Yes
DTwP 2 years; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
HepB birth; Yes
IPV 2, 4 months; Yes From May 2014
MMR 1, 5 years; Yes
OPV 2, 4, 6 months; 2, 6 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 6 months;
TT 18-19 years; Yes and every 10 years
Td 14 years; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007 

Planning and management

Has the country a Multi-Year Plan (MYP) for immunization? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes    Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2009-2013  2009-2013    2009 -2013  2009 -2013  2009 -2013  2002-2007 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 36    36  2'003 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

Has the country a standing technical advisory group on immunization (NITAG)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes    Yes       

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 36  36    36  36  36  36 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 36  36    36  36  36 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 100  100    100  100  100 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 36  35    36  28  34   
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 100  97    100  78  94   

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  Yes    Yes       
Is there a national system to monitor adverse events following immunization (AEFI)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes    Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 

Finance

Estimated percentage of routine vaccines funded by Government From 0 to 100% 100  100    100  100  100  100 

Sources

 1  "The 2013 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2013, data for 2012
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2012 revision". New York, 2013.
 4  UNICEF/WHO survey database
 5  If no official estimate is available, the administrative coverage is reported. '*' indicates coverage over 99.5%.
 6  WHO-UNICEF estimates.