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$): 2'5401 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 332
GDP / capita (US$): 6'3681 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 452

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 5'126  4'996  4'871  4'751  4'633  3'226  2'440  1'840 
Births 178  176  175  173  171  127  94  78 
Surviving infants 171  169  167  165  163  116  86  71 
Pop. less than 5 years 824  814  802  789  774  527  403  330 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'172  2'120  2'065  2'010  1'953  1'340  1'065  826 
Female 15-49 years 1'206  1'177  1'151  1'127  1'104  774  554  403 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Congo (the))
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  277  1'359  71  124  260  1'678  3'608  11'892 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  21  137  12  52  11'198 
Polio*
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  47  136 
Rubella
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  45  107  22 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  18  80 
Tetanus (total)**
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  14  27  167 
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 Congo (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2013  92  DHS   50  82  85  95  92  92  50  86 
DTP1 2013  87  DHS   50  78  85  95  90  90 
DTP3 2013  67  DHS   50  73  80  90  85  85  33  77 
DTP4         
IPV1          37 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2013  57  DHS   50  73  80  90  85  85 
Hib3 2013  58  DHS   50  73  80  90  85  85 
JapEnc         
MCV1          69  80  80  80  80  34  77 
MCV2         
MenA         
PCV1          75  85  90  90  50 
PCV2          69  85  90  85  20 
PCV3          73  80  85  85  10 
Pol3 2013  47  DHS   50  73  80  90  85  85  94 
Rota1          72  80  70 
RotaC          66  80  60 
RCV1         
TT2plus 2010  61  DHS   57  73  85  90  85  85  39  52 
PAB         
VAD1          69  80  80  86  77 
YFV 2010  55  DHS   57  69  80  80  80  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 Congo (the))
BCG
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  85  85  95  92  92  50  90  92 
DTP1
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  85  85  95  90  90  45  92  67 
DTP3
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  80  80  90  85  85  33  79  42 
HepB3
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  80  80  90  85  62 
HepB_BD
 
Hib3
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  80  80  90  85  64 
IPV1
  37 
MCV1
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  80  80  80  80  80  34  75  49 
MCV2
 
PCV3
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  80  80  85  85  10 
Pol3
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  80  80  90  85  61  31  80  42 
RCV1
 
RotaC
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  80  80  60 
YFV
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  65  65  65  65  65 

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

Number of districts in the country 41  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
100 
   
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Greater or equal to 90% 7
From 80 to 89% 22
From 50 to 79% 61
Less than 50% 10
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 8, 12, 16 weeks; Yes
IPV 16 weeks; Yes
Measles 36 weeks; Yes
OPV birth; 8, 12, 16 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 8, 12, 16 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 8, 12 weeks; Yes
TT 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 years; Yes Pregnant women
VitaminA 36 weeks; Yes
YF 36 weeks; 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 2012-2016  2012-2016  2012-2016  2012-2016  2012-2016  2011-2015  2008-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 41  15  17  30  30  30  30 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 41  30  30  30  30  30  30 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 12  11  23  22  21  22  19 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 29  37  77  73  70  73  63 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 13  20  10  13  23 

Safety

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

Finance

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 38  39  40  24  28  30  34 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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