WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2016 global summary

Last updated 15-July-2016 (15-July-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 13'3601 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 62
GDP / capita (US$): 21'7991 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 82

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 92  91  90  89  88  78  62  70 
Births
Surviving infants
Pop. less than 5 years
Pop. less than 15 years 22  22  22  23  23  23  18  24 
Female 15-49 years 26  26  26  26  25  23  17  19 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Antigua and Barbuda)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  2'291 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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Polio*
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Rubella
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Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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Yellow fever
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* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV). For desagregated 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 Antigua and Barbuda)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG          99 
DTP1          99*  99*  98  90  75 
DTP3          99*  99*  99  98  99  95  99  54 
DTP4          99 
IPV1          21 
HepB_BD         
HepB3          99*  99*  98  98  99 
Hib3          99*  99*  99  98  99 
JapEnc         
MCV1          99*  99*  99*  98  99*  95  89 
MCV2          99*  87  90  89 
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3          86  96  98  97  99  96  99  36 
Rota1         
RotaC         
Rubella1          99*  99*  99*  99* 
TT2plus         
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2017

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Antigua and Barbuda)
DTP1
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  99  99  99  99  99  98  99  77 
DTP3
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  99  99  99  98  99  95  99  54 
HepB3
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  99  99  99  98  99 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  99  99  99  98  99 
MCV1
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  98  98  98  98  99  95  89 
MCV2
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  87  87  87  90  89 
PCV3
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Pol3
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  86  96  98  97  99  96  99  36 
RCV1
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  98  98  98  98  99  95  89 
RotaC
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Number of districts in the country Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
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Greater or equal to 90% 88
From 80 to 89% 0
From 50 to 79% 13
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
DT 18 months; 4-5, 15 years; Yes
DTwP 18 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepBIPV 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
HPV 9 years; +6 months; Yes From November 2016
HepB_Adult 1st contact; +6 weeks; +6 months; Yes
IPV 2, 4 months; Yes From November 2015
Influenza 30-37 months; Yes
MMR 12, 18 months; Yes
OPV 2, 4, 6, 18 months; 4-5 years; Yes
Td 1st contact; + 4 weeks; +6 months; Yes
Varicella 2 years; Yes From June 2016

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009 

Planning and management

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

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 34      27 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 15  14   
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 44    100  100  100     
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 13   
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 38    100  100  100     

Safety

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

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100%     93  EC$90,470.62    100  100 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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 2015 revision". New York, 2016.
 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.