WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2013 global summary

Last updated 20-Octl-2013 (data as of 16-Oct-2013)
Next overall update June 2014
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 4901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 1082
GDP / capita (US$): 8571 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 1642

Population data in thousands3

  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 4'525  4'436  4'350  4'266  4'185  3'638  2'913  2'274 
Births 156  155  153  151  150  143  120  97 
Surviving infants 142  140  138  136  134  127  106  86 
Pop. less than 5 years 662  653  646  640  637  591  496  385 
Pop. less than 15 years 1'815  1'791  1'768  1'747  1'725  1'539  1'261  961 
Female 15-49 years 1'116  1'088  1'060  1'034  1'008  856  660  519 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Central African Republic (the))
Diphtheria
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 141  679  11  12  3'207  1'275  8'280 
Mumps
Pertussis 124  100  63  46  4'340 
Polio* 14  28  21 
Rubella 11  15  15  32  28 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 65  49  20  15  25  37  32 
Tetanus (total) 74  49  20  15  25  37  34  217 
Yellow fever 29 
* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV);"
"it does not include cases of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) and cases of non polio acute flaccid paralysis [AFP]).

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 Central African Republic (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2011  74  EPI   50.0  61  69  64  87  70  47  93  17 
DTP1 2009  65  MICS   31.5  78  84  71  99*  87  46 
DTP3 2011  47  EPI   50.0  59  64  58  76  51  29  61  13 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2011  47  EPI   50.0  58  64  58  76 
Hib3 2011  47  EPI   50.0  58  64  58  76 
JapEnc         
MCV 2011  49  EPI   50.0  65  80  62  94  61  34  67  12 
MCV2         
PCV1          75  38 
PCV3          52 
Pol3 2011  71  EPI   50.0  55  67  58  76  56  31  57  13 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2009  53  MICS   31.5  76  81  50  99*  62  20  65 
PAB         
VAD1          19  31 
YFV 2011  48  EPI   50.0  64  79  64  93  53  19 
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: July 2014

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Central African Republic (the))
BCG 74  74  74  74  74  66  96  17 
DTP1 69  69  67  65  65  60  95  35 
DTP3 47  47  45  42  45  37  82  13 
HepB3 47  47  45  42 
Hib3 47  47  45  42 
MCV 49  49  53  56  58  36  82  12 
PAB 66  80  86  86  86  36  69 
PCV3 47 
Pol3 47  47  46  45  46  38  82  13 
Rota_last
YFV 48  48  55  62  62  36 

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
95 
   
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Greater or equal to 90% 8
From 80 to 89% 4
From 50 to 79% 54
Less than 50% 33
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2012 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
HPV Yes From June 2016
Measles 9 months; Yes
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus Yes From January 2014
TT 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes
VitaminA 6, 12 months; Yes
YF 9 months; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006 

Planning and management

Multi-year plan (MYP) for immunization Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2011-2015  2011-2015  2008 - 2012  2008-2012  2007 - 2011  2007-2011  2003-2007 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 24  24  24  24  24  24  24 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

Does the country have a standing technical advisory group on immunization? Yes/No/NR No  Yes  Yes         

System performance

Total number of districts in country number 24  24  24  24  24  24  24 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 18  15 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 13  33  13  38  75  63 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number    
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 38  13     

Safety

Monitoring of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  No  No  Yes  No 
Does your country have a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND No  No  No         

Finance

Percentage of routine vaccines funded by Government From 0 to 100% 1'783  74 

Maternal and neonatal tetanus (NT) elimination

NT eliminated Yes/No No  No  No  No  No  No  No 

Sources

Unless otherwise specified, data provided by Member States through WHO-UNICEF Joint Reporting Form and WHO Regional offices.
 1  "The 2013 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2012, data for 2011
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2012 revision". New York, 2013.
 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.