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: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 1'3301 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 572
GDP / capita (US$): 3'1231 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 882

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 23'439  22'835  22'240  21'656  21'082  15'274  11'715  8'618 
Births 852  842  832  822  811  633  524  398 
Surviving infants 800  789  778  767  755  572  473  357 
Pop. less than 5 years 3'804  3'742  3'679  3'617  3'550  2'612  2'186  1'582 
Pop. less than 15 years 10'056  9'827  9'605  9'377  9'145  6'868  5'426  3'848 
Female 15-49 years 5'579  5'422  5'265  5'114  4'969  3'448  2'527  1'900 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Cameroon)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  338  1'809  831  760  609  14'629  21'150 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  5'498 
Polio*
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  38  255 
Rubella
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  13  277  147  148  147 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  58  26  33  43  23  279  382 
Tetanus (total)**
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  58  120  110  43  23  279  382 
Yellow fever
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  61  15  31  173 
* 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 Cameroon)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2013  92  MICS   67  70  74  82  82  81  69  52 
DTP1 2013  89  MICS   67  92  92  93  95  94  54 
DTP3 2013  82  MICS   67  85  84  87  89  85  53  36 
DTP4         
IPV1          79  31 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2013  82  MICS   67  85  84  87  89  85 
Hib3 2013  82  MICS   67  85  84  87  89  85 
JapEnc         
MCV1          78  79  80  83  82  49  36 
MCV2         
MenA         
PCV1          92  90  93  95  92 
PCV2          86  84  88  88  85 
PCV3 2013  81  MICS   67  84  85  87  88  84 
Pol3 2013  87  MICS   67  83  83  86  88  85  49  34 
Rota1          87  81  58 
RotaC          80  73  46 
RCV1         
TT2plus 2010  59  DHS   57  59  62  64  68  65  40  12 
PAB         
VAD1          51  43  65  86  73 
YFV 2013  85  MICS   67  78  77  80  83  80 
* 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 Cameroon)
BCG
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  70  74  82  82  81  78  76 
DTP1
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  92  92  93  95  94  66  70 
DTP3
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  85  84  87  89  85  62  48 
HepB3
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  85  84  87  89  85 
HepB_BD
 
Hib3
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  85  84  87  89  85 
IPV1
  79  31 
MCV1
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  78  79  80  83  82  49  56 
MCV2
 
PCV3
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  84  85  87  88  84 
Pol3
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  83  83  86  88  85  57  54 
RCV1
 
RotaC
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  80  73  46 
YFV
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  78  77  80  83  80 

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

Number of districts in the country 189  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% 44
From 80 to 89% 19
From 50 to 79% 33
Less than 50% 4
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
HepB_Pediatric birth; Yes From October 2017
HPV girls 9-14 years; Yes From September 2018
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
Measles 9 months; Yes
MenA 15 months; Yes From 2019
MR 9, 15 months; Yes From January 2018
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
Td 1st contact; +1 month; Yes Pregnant women
TT 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +2 years; Yes Pregnant women
VitaminA 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36 months; Yes 6-59 months and postpartum
YF 9 months; Yes 0-11 months

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 2015-2019  2015-2019  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2007-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 189  189  187  180  169  179  112 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 189  189  187  181  181  179  179 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 119  128  133  142  135  118  116 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 63  68  71  78  75  66  65 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 36  31  32  44  51  33  32 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 19  16  17  24  28  18  18 

Safety

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

Finance

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 33  10  21  16  13  24  18 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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