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

Last updated 1-December 2016 (data as of 18-November-2016)
Next overall update June 2017
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1'1901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 972
GDP / capita (US$): 3'3331 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 1192

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 160'996  159'078  157'157  155'257  153'406  131'281  105'983  81'364 
Births 3'134  3'153  3'171  3'190  3'212  3'627  3'746  3'552 
Surviving infants 3'044  3'057  3'069  3'082  3'097  3'395  3'373  3'087 
Pop. less than 5 years 15'331  15'374  15'402  15'449  15'566  16'779  16'430  14'247 
Pop. less than 15 years 47'408  47'686  47'930  48'158  48'410  48'670  44'871  36'488 
Female 15-49 years 45'002  44'379  43'745  43'090  42'399  32'758  24'272  17'703 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Bangladesh)
Diphtheria
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  13  16  11  21  711  1'559 
Japanese encephalitis
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  76  183  23  52  103 
Measles
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  240  289  237  1'986  5'625  5'098  1'705  11'077 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  11  12  13  44  252  4'879  12'436 
Polio*
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  198  374  65 
Rubella
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  189  381  3'034  3'245  5'631 
Rubella (CRS)
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  89  66  19 
Tetanus (neonatal)
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  117  108  109  98  376  740  1'068 
Tetanus (total)**
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  559  508  614  644  1'155  2'511  2'855 
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 Bangladesh)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2012  98  DHS   74  99  99  99  99  99  95  91 
DTP1 2012  97  DHS   74  93  93  91  99  99  88 
DTP3 2012  91  DHS   74  93  93  92  90  90  68  69 
DTP4         
IPV1          73 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2012  91  DHS   74  93  93  92  90  90 
Hib3 2012  91  DHS   74  93  93  92  90  90 
JapEnc         
MCV1          90  90  89  89  86  61  82 
MCV2          70  70  99  22 
PCV1          90 
PCV3          48 
Pol3 2012  91  DHS   74  93  93  92  95  95  68  69 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          90  90  89  17 
TT2plus 2012  96  CES   81  98  98  96  96  96  89  73 
PAB         
VAD1          85  85  84  92  85  68 
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 Bangladesh)
BCG
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  98  98  98  98  99  94  86 
DTP1
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  97  97  97  97  99  92  86 
DTP3
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  94  94  94  94  96  82  69 
HepB3
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  94  94  94  94  96 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  94  94  94  94  87 
IPV1
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  47 
MCV1
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  88  88  88  88  93  74  65 
MCV2
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  83  83  70  35 
PAB
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  97  96  94  94  94  89  70 
PCV3
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  48 
Pol3
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  94  94  94  94  96  83  69 
RCV1
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  88  88  88  17 
RotaC
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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 
   
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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 (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
MR 38 weeks; 15 years Yes < 1 year children, women at 15 years
Measles 15 months; Yes
OPV 6, 10, 14, 38 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 18 weeks;
TT 15 years; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes
VitaminA 6-59 months; Yes

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 Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2014-2018  2011-2016  2011-2016  2011-2016  2011-2016  2011-2016  2008-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 64  64  64  70  64  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  63  64  51  51  51 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 100  100  98  100  80  80  80 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 64  49  49  54  26  28  35 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 100  77  77  84  41  44  55 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND 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

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 29  53  33  42  37  37  40 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2016 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 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.