WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2016 global summary

Last updated 27-May-2016 (Data received as of 20-May-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
2015 data are provisionary
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 1'3501 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 572
GDP / capita (US$): 2'9651 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 882

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 23'344  22'773  22'211  21'659  21'119  15'928  12'070  8'932 
Births 847  838  828  818  808  658  540  412 
Surviving infants 788  778  768  757  746  600  490  370 
Pop. less than 5 years 3'738  3'681  3'624  3'566  3'504  2'758  2'258  1'635 
Pop. less than 15 years 9'927  9'738  9'542  9'342  9'141  7'212  5'586  3'991 
Female 15-49 years 5'588  5'427  5'272  5'123  4'979  3'564  2'609  1'971 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Cameroon)
Diphtheria
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Measles
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  1'809  831  760  609  504  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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  277  147  148  147  106 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  26  33  43  23  31  279  382 
Tetanus (total)**
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  120  110  43  23  93  279  382 
Yellow fever
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  15  31  29  173 
* 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 Cameroon)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2010  87  DHS   57  74  82  82  81  80  69  52 
DTP1 2010  86  DHS   57  92  93  95  94  90  54 
DTP3 2010  68  DHS   57  84  87  89  85  82  53  36 
DTP4         
IPV1          31  99* 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2010  65  DHS   57  84  87  89  85  82 
Hib3 2010  78     63  84  87  89  85  82 
JapEnc         
MCV1          79  80  83  82  76  49  36 
MCV2         
PCV1          90  93  95  92  89 
PCV3          85  87  88  84  70 
Pol3 2010  70  DHS   57  83  86  88  85  80  49  34 
Rota1          81  58 
RotaC          73  46 
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2010  59  DHS   57  62  64  68  65  69  40  12 
PAB         
VAD1          43  65  86  73  76 
YFV 2010  69  DHS   57  77  80  83  80  75 
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2016

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

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BCG
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  82  82  81  80  78  76 
DTP1
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  93  95  94  90  66  70 
DTP3
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  87  89  85  82  62  48 
HepB3
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  87  89  85  82 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  87  89  85  82 
MCV1
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  80  83  82  76  49  56 
MCV2
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PAB
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  85  85  85  75  54  19 
PCV3
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  87  88  84  23 
Pol3
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  86  88  85  80  57  54 
RotaC
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  46 
YFV
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  80  83  80  75 

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% 41
From 80 to 89% 26
From 50 to 79% 30
Less than 50% 2
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
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HPV girls 9-13 years; Yes From 2017
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
MR 9 months; Yes Introduction in 2016
Measles 9 months; Yes
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
TT 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +2 years; Yes Pregnant women
Td 1st contact; +1 month; Yes Introduction in 2016
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 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 2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2007-2011  2007-2011  2007-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 187  180  169  179  112  NA   

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 187  181  181  179  179  173  173 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 133  142  135  118  116  89  103 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 71  78  75  66  65  51  60 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 32  44  51  33  32  18  36 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 17  24  28  18  18  10  21 

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  No  No  Yes 

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 21  16  13  24  18  13  44 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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