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

Last updated 06-Sep-2017 (data as of 05-Sep-2017)
Next overall update 2018
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 3201 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 922
GDP / capita (US$): 5971 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 1302

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 4'595  4'546  4'515  4'500  4'490  3'755  2'940  2'280 
Births 166  166  166  167  167  150  122  97 
Surviving infants 152  151  151  151  151  133  108  86 
Pop. less than 5 years 730  728  725  725  724  612  502  386 
Pop. less than 15 years 1'999  1'987  1'968  1'952  1'936  1'584  1'270  962 
Female 15-49 years 1'068  1'051  1'046  1'047  1'050  888  666  521 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Central African Republic (the))
Diphtheria
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  35 
Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  367  150  210  596  141  3'207  1'275  8'280 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  353  379  241  124  124  46  4'340 
Polio*
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  28  21 
Rubella
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  38  354  507  31  11 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  208  96  24  68  65  37  32 
Tetanus (total)**
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  96  24  68  74  37  34  217 
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 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

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  Most recent coverage survey4  

Official country estimates5

  (Click for retrospective coverage estimates data for Central African Republic (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2015  71  EPI     62  56  50  39  61  47  93  17 
DTP1 2015  70  EPI     79  69  72  44  78  46 
DTP3 2015  53  EPI     54  47  45  28  59  29  61  13 
DTP4         
IPV1          39  42 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2015  53  EPI     54  47  45  28  58 
Hib3 2015  53  EPI     54  47  45  28  58 
JapEnc         
MCV1          65  50  59  29  65  34  67  12 
MCV2         
MenA         
PCV1          77  62  63  32  75 
PCV2          60  49  45  24  59 
PCV3 2015  52  EPI     52  42  38  20  52 
Pol3 2015  67  EPI     52  46  50  28  55  31  57  13 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1         
TT2plus 2009  53  MICS   32  54  52  53  33  76  20  65 
PAB         
VAD1          16  12  40  13  19 
YFV 2015  59  EPI     55  45  44  29  64  19 
* 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 Central African Republic (the))
BCG
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  74  74  74  37  74  66  96  17 
DTP1
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  69  69  69  35  69  60  95  35 
DTP3
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  47  47  47  23  47  37  82  13 
HepB3
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  47  47  47  23  47 
HepB_BD
 
Hib3
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  47  47  47  23  47 
IPV1
  47 
MCV1
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  49  49  49  25  49  36  82  12 
MCV2
 
PCV3
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  47  47  47  23  47 
Pol3
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  47  47  47  23  47  38  82  13 
RCV1
 
RotaC
 
YFV
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  48  48  48  24  48  36 

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

Number of districts in the country 30  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
96 
   
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Greater or equal to 90% 7
From 80 to 89% 10
From 50 to 79% 40
Less than 50% 43
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2016 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
Measles 9 months; Yes
MenA 9 months; Yes Introduction in April 2017
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 10, 14 weeks; Yes From September 2017
Td 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 years; Yes Pregnant women
VitaminA 6 months; Yes
YF 9 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 2015-2017  2015-2017  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2008 - 2012 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 30  30  22  24  24  24  24 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 30  30  30  24  24  24  24 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 17  10  13  33  13 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 13  20  38 

Safety

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

Finance

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 18  1'783 

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 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.