WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2018 global summary

Last updated 1-Jun.-2018 (data as of 25-May-2018)
Next overall update Mid-July 2018
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Development status: Developed economy GNI / capita (US$): 47'5001 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 42
GDP / capita (US$): 44'3101 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 52

Population data in thousands3

  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 36'624  36'290  35'950  35'605  35'255  30'736  27'693  24'537 
Births 388  387  387  386  385  334  388  362 
Surviving infants 387  386  385  384  383  332  385  358 
Pop. less than 5 years 1'936  1'929  1'944  1'940  1'941  1'793  1'931  1'794 
Pop. less than 15 years 5'869  5'796  5'744  5'712  5'691  5'890  5'732  5'585 
Female 15-49 years 8'324  8'317  8'313  8'309  8'309  7'978  7'475  6'544 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Canada)
Diphtheria
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  55 
Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  45  11  195  418  83  206  1'033  13'864 
Mumps
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  2'157  309  65  40  92  88 
Pertussis
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  3'998  3'896  3'510  1'527  1'261  4'054  8'030  2'873 
Polio*
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Rubella
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  28 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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Yellow fever
 
* 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 Canada)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG         
DTP1          96  96 
DTP3          91  91  91 
DTP4          77  77  77 
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3          69  55  55 
Hib3          91  91  91  91 
JapEnc         
MCV1          89  90  90  90 
MCV2          86  86 
MenA          88  89 
PCV1          98 
PCV2          97 
PCV3          80  79  79  79 
Pol3          91  91  91  91 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          89  89  89  89 
TT2plus         
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
* 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 Canada)
DTP1
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  96  96  96  96  95  96 
DTP3
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  91  91  91  91  89  88 
HepB3
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  55  55  55  55 
HepB_BD
 
Hib3
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  91  91  91  91  88 
MCV1
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  90  90  90  90  96  89 
MCV2
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  88  88  90  92 
PCV3
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  79  79  79  79 
Pol3
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  91  91  91  91  88  88 
RCV1
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  90  90  90  90  96  89 
RotaC
 

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

Number of districts in the country 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%
From 80 to 89%
From 50 to 79%
Less than 50%
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
100
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2017 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; No only territory of NU
DTaPHibHepBIPV 2, 4, 6, 18 months; No provinces/territories of BC, QC, PEI, YT
DTaPHibHepIPV 2, 4, 6, 12-24 months; Yes Schedules differ between provinces and territories across Canada.
DTaPHibIPV 2, 4, 6, 18 months; No provinces/territories of AB, SK, MB, ON, NB, NS, NL, NT, NU
DTwPIPV 4-6 years; Yes
HepB_Pediatric infants; 10-13 years (x2); No infants in provinces/territories of BC, QC, NB, PEI, YT, NT, NU; grade 6 (x2 doses) in provinces/territories AB, SK, MB, ON, NS, NL
HPV 10-13 years (x2) Yes females and males
Influenza_Adult >=65 years; Yes and adults with chronic illness, pregnant women, health care workers, other risk groups
Influenza_Pediatric 6-59 months; Yes and children with chronic illness
MenACWY-135 conj 14-16 years; Yes
MenC_conj 12 months; Yes
MMR 12-15 months; 18 months-6 years; Yes
MMRV 12-15 months; 18 months-6 years; Yes some provinces and territories administer MMR and varicella vaccines separately, others administer MMRV
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 12 months; Yes
Pneumo_ps 65 years; Yes
Rotavirus 2, 4 months; Yes
Td 18 years; +10 years Yes 10 years once 18 years old
Tdap 14-16 years; Yes
Varicella 12-15 months; 18 months-6 years; Yes some provinces and territories administer MMR and varicella vaccines separately, others administer MMRV

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011 

Planning and management

Has the country a Multi-Year Plan (MYP) for immunization? Yes/No/NR Yes    Yes    Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2016-2020            2004-2009 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number         13  13  13 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number              
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 12     
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100%              
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number      
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100%              

Safety

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

Finance

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100%              

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 2017 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2016, data for 2018
 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.