WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2017 global summary

Last updated 15-July-2017 (data as of 11-July-2017)
Next overall update Fall-2017
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Development status: Economy in transition GNI / capita (US$): 4'2901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 132
GDP / capita (US$): 11'3051 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 142

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 2'926  2'923  2'921  2'919  2'920  3'122  3'281  2'681 
Births 35  35  35  35  35  51  79  72 
Surviving infants 34  34  34  34  34  50  76  69 
Pop. less than 5 years 177  172  171  170  169  279  388  335 
Pop. less than 15 years 519  527  548  572  598  945  1'073  964 
Female 15-49 years 713  718  724  729  735  798  827  644 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Albania)
Diphtheria
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  17 
Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  17  662 
Mumps
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  17  20  18  1'651 
Pertussis
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  43  16  89  329  137 
Polio*
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Rubella
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  1'752 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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  15 
Yellow fever
 
* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV). For disaggregated data please click on this hyperlink: https://extranet.who.int/polis/public/CaseCount.aspx
it does not include cases of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) and cases of non polio acute flaccid paralysis [AFP]).
** Neonatal Tetanus and Total Tetanus cases equality may be the result from a lack of non-Neonatal Tetanus surveillance system.

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  99  99*  99*  99*  96  93  94 
DTP1 2008  100  DHS   96  99  99  99  99  99  98 
DTP3 2008  98  DHS   96  99  99  99  99  99  97  94 
DTP4          98  99  98 
IPV1          99  99  99 
HepB_BD          99  99  99  99*  97  98 
HepB3 2008  98  DHS   96  99  99  99  99  99  96 
Hib3          99  99  99  99  99 
JapEnc         
MCV1          96  97  98  99  98  95 
MCV2          98  98  98  99  99 
MenA         
PCV1          99  99  99  99  99 
PCV2          99  99  99  99  99 
PCV3          99  99  99  99  99 
Pol3 2008  98  DHS   96  98  99  98  99  99  97 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          96  97  98  99  98 
TT2plus          89 
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
* indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid-July 2018

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Albania)
BCG
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  99  99  99  99  96  93  94  93 
DTP1
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  99  99  99  99  99  98  97  97 
DTP3
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  98  99  98  99  99  97  94  94 
HepB3
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  98  99  98  99  99  96 
HepB_BD
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  99  99  99  99  97  98 
Hib3
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  98  99  98  99  99 
IPV1
  98  99 
MCV1
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  96  97  98  99  98  95  88  90 
MCV2
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  98  98  98  99  99 
PCV3
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  98  99  99  99  99 
Pol3
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  98  99  98  99  99  97  89  92 
RCV1
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  96  97  98  99  98 
RotaC
 

Click for WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for PAB time series.

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
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2016 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_Pediatric birth; Yes
Influenza_Adult Yes Elderly, pregnant women, health care workers, persons with chronic diseases
Influenza_Pediatric 6-35 months; Yes and children with chronic diseases
IPV 2, 4 months; Yes
MMR 1, 5 years; Yes
OPV 6 months; 2, 6 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 10 months; Yes
Td 14 years; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010 

Planning and management

Has the country a Multi-Year Plan (MYP) for immunization? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2015-2020  2015-2020  2009-2013  2009-2013  2009-2013  2009-2013  2009 -2013 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 36  36  36  36 

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  36  36 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 100    100  100  100  100  100 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 30  32  34  36  35  35  36 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 83    94  100  97  97  100 

Safety

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

Finance

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 100      3-5  3-5 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2017 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2016, data for 2015
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2017 revision". New York, 2017.
 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.