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$): 7'8801 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 352
GDP / capita (US$): 17'5311 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 442

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 2'262  2'220  2'177  2'133  2'090  1'737  1'380  996 
Births 55  55  55  54  53  48  48  44 
Surviving infants 54  54  53  53  52  45  45  41 
Pop. less than 5 years 266  262  257  250  243  223  223  187 
Pop. less than 15 years 724  715  705  695  686  663  617  463 
Female 15-49 years 628  616  603  591  578  453  322  229 

Number of reported cases

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Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  2'672  1'218  4'091 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  22  110 
Polio*
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Rubella
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  508  121  163  214  170 
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 Botswana)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2012  99  EPI   97  78  93  99*  99*  99*  73 
DTP1 2012  98  EPI   97  87  99  99*  99*  99*  94 
DTP3 2012  95  EPI   97  80  94  79  99*  99*  85 
DTP4         
IPV1          51 
HepB_BD          76  91  99*  99*  99*  86 
HepB3 2012  95  EPI   97  80  94  99*  99*  73 
Hib3 2012  95  EPI   97  80  94  99*  99* 
JapEnc         
MCV1          77  93  93  99*  99*  84 
MCV2          70  85  82 
PCV1          86  99  99*  99* 
PCV3          71  81  65  52 
Pol3 2012  97  EPI   97  74  86  86  98  99*  85 
Rota1          82  98  96  99* 
RotaC          70  82  78  74 
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2012  55  EPI   97  53  52  70  79  81  45 
PAB         
VAD1          84  97  79  90 
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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BCG
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  98  98  98  98  98  99  93  92 
DTP1
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  98  98  98  98  98  98  99  89 
DTP3
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  95  95  95  95  95  97  92  71 
HepB3
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  95  95  95  95  95  86 
HepB_BD
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  99  99  99  99  99  99 
Hib3
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  95  95  95  95  95 
IPV1
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MCV1
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  97  97  97  97  97  91  87  63 
MCV2
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  85  85  83 
PAB
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  92  92  92  92  92  80  59 
PCV3
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  81  81  65  52 
Pol3
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  96  96  96  96  96  97  90  46 
RCV1
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RotaC
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  82  82  78  74 

Number of districts in the country 24  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% 21
From 80 to 89% 29
From 50 to 79% 46
Less than 50% 4
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
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Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 18 months; 7 years; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 3, 4 months; Yes
HPV 1st contact, +6 months; Yes girls aged 9-13 years in St 5, 6 and 7 and out of school
HepB birth; Yes
IPV 4 months; Yes
MR From August 2016
Measles 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV 2, 3, 4, 18 months; 7 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 3, 4 months; Yes
Rotavirus 2, 3 months; Yes
TT 1st contact pregnancy; +4 weeks; +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes
VitaminA 6-11, 12-59 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 2012-2016  2012-2016  2012-2016  2011-2015  2011-2015  2006-2010  2006-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 24  24  24  24  24 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 24  24  24  24  24  24  24 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 12  19  14  18  17  22  23 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 50  79  58  75  71  92  96 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 14  12  16  16  14  11 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 17  58  50  67  67  58  46 

Safety

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

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 100  97  100    98  92  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.