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$): 21'0101 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 102
GDP / capita (US$): 23'5211 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 122

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 388  383  378  372  367  298  256  211 
Births
Surviving infants
Pop. less than 5 years 29  29  29  29  28  28  28  25 
Pop. less than 15 years 81  81  81  81  81  87  83  78 
Female 15-49 years 106  105  105  104  103  84  70  55 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Bahamas (the))
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  72  484 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  15 
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 Bahamas (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG         
DTP1          99*  96  99*  99  99*  99* 
DTP3          95  96  97  98  98  99  87  36 
DTP4          91  74 
IPV1          31 
HepB_BD         
HepB3          95  96  97  96  95 
Hib3          95  96  97  98  98  90 
JapEnc         
MCV1          94  92  92  91  90  93  99 
MCV2          76  72  69  73  79 
PCV1          99*  96  99*  77 
PCV3          95  96  97  37 
Pol3          95  96  97  99  97  91  82  35 
Rota1          11  12 
RotaC          10  10 
Rubella1          94  92  92  91  90 
TT2plus          99*  99  98  97  95 
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

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DTP1
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  99  96  99  99  99  99  95  61 
DTP3
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  95  96  97  98  98  99  86  36 
HepB3
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  95  96  97  96  95 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  95  96  97  98  98  90 
IPV1
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  31 
MCV1
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  94  92  92  91  90  93  86 
MCV2
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  76  72  69  73  79 
PAB
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  100  99  99  99  99  85  71 
PCV3
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  95  96  97  37 
Pol3
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  95  96  97  99  97  91  82  35 
RCV1
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  94  92  92  91  90  93 
RotaC
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Number of districts in the country 16  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% 75
From 80 to 89% 19
From 50 to 79% 0
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
6
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
DTaPHibHepIPV 2, 4, 6 months; No
DTaPHibIPV 2, 4, 6 months; No
DTwP 4-5 years; Yes
DTwPHib 15 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
HPV 9-15 years;
HepB_Adult 1st contact, +1, +6 months; Yes >= 18 years
HepB_Pediatric 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
IPV 2, 4, 6 months; 4-5 years; Yes In the public sector given only to risk groups
Influenza_Adult >=15 years; Yes and pregnant women, health care workers, and other risk groups
Influenza_Pediatric 6-35 months; Yes and children with chronic disease
MMR 1, 4-5 years; Yes
MenACWY > 2 years;
OPV 2, 4, 6 months; 4-5 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 6, 15 months; Yes
Pneumo_ps > 2 years;
Td 10-12 years; Yes every 10 years
Tdap 10-12 years Yes every 10 years
Varicella 1, 4-5 years; Yes
YF travelers, every 10 years

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 2010-2020  2010-2020  2010-2020  2010-2020  2010-2015  2010-2012  2'012 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number   10 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 16  16  45  91  91  31  31 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 15  16  44  91  23   
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 94  100  98  100  25   
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 10  30  35  23   
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 50  63  67  38  25   

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  No  No  No  No  No   
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% 100  99  100  100      100 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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