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

Last updated 06-Sep-2017 (data as of 05-Sep-2017)
Next overall update 2018
EPI mother and child logo         
Select a country

Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1'1901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 312
GDP / capita (US$): 3'3331 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 382

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 162'952  161'201  159'405  157'571  155'727  131'581  106'189  81'471 
Births 3'088  3'110  3'131  3'154  3'179  3'637  3'753  3'559 
Surviving infants 3'001  3'018  3'035  3'052  3'070  3'405  3'378  3'093 
Pop. less than 5 years 15'236  15'254  15'329  15'390  15'468  16'814  16'461  14'272 
Pop. less than 15 years 47'094  47'428  47'752  48'031  48'285  48'765  44'953  36'528 
Female 15-49 years 45'555  44'999  44'411  43'803  43'169  32'843  24'320  17'730 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Bangladesh)
Diphtheria
ChartChart
  13  16  21  711  1'559 
Japanese encephalitis
ChartChart
  1'294  76  183  23  52 
Measles
ChartChart ChartChart
  972  240  289  237  1'986  5'098  1'705  11'077 
Mumps
ChartChart
 
Pertussis
ChartChart
  11  12  13  252  4'879  12'436 
Polio*
ChartChart
  198  374  65 
Rubella
ChartChart
  165  189  381  3'034  3'245 
Rubella (CRS)
ChartChart
  87  89  66  19 
Tetanus (neonatal)
ChartChart
  110  117  108  109  376  740  1'068 
Tetanus (total)**
ChartChart
  441  559  508  614  1'155  2'511  2'855 
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

Hovering over an antigen reveals its fuller definition
  Most recent coverage survey4  

Official country estimates5

  (Click for retrospective coverage estimates data for Bangladesh)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2014  99  EPI   83  99  99  99  99  99  95  91 
DTP1 2014  99  EPI   83  94  93  93  91  99  88 
DTP3 2014  97  EPI   83  94  93  93  92  90  68  69 
DTP4         
IPV1          33  73 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2014  97  EPI   83  94  93  93  92  90 
Hib3 2014  97  EPI   83  94  93  93  92  90 
JapEnc         
MCV1          92  90  90  89  89  61  82 
MCV2          81  70  70  99  22 
MenA         
PCV1          99*  90 
PCV2          99*  78 
PCV3          99*  48 
Pol3 2014  97  EPI   83  94  93  93  92  95  68  69 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          92  90  90  89  17 
TT2plus 2012  96  CES   81  96  98  98  96  96  89  73 
PAB         
VAD1          80  85  85  84  92  68 
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 Bangladesh)
BCG
ChartChart
  99  99  99  99  98  94  86 
DTP1
ChartChart
  99  99  99  98  97  92  86 
DTP3
ChartChart
  97  97  97  96  94  82  69 
HepB3
ChartChart
  97  97  97  96  94 
HepB_BD
 
Hib3
ChartChart
  97  97  97  96  94 
IPV1
  47 
MCV1
ChartChart
  94  94  94  91  88  74  65 
MCV2
ChartChart
  93  83  83  70  35 
PCV3
ChartChart
  97  48 
Pol3
ChartChart
  97  97  97  96  94  83  69 
RCV1
ChartChart
  94  94  94  91  17 
RotaC
 

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

Number of districts in the country 64  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
100 
   
/
|
|
\
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)

Hovering over an antigen reveals its fuller definition
Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
MR 38 weeks; 15 months Yes <1 year children, 15-18 months children
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 18 weeks; Yes
TT 15 years; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes 15-49 years women
VitaminA 6-59 months; 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 2014-2018  2014-2018  2011-2016  2011-2016  2011-2016  2011-2016  2011-2016 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 64  64  64  64  70  64  64 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 64  64  64  64  64  64  64 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 64  64  64  63  64  51  51 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 100  100  100  98  100  80  80 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 63  64  49  49  54  26  28 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 98  100  77  77  84  41  44 

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% 29  29  53  33  42  37  37 

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.