WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2015 global summary

Last updated 15-Jul-2015 (Data received as of 10-Jul-2015)
Next overall update Fall 2015
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 7'7801 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 152
GDP / capita (US$): 13'0461 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 182

Population data in thousands3

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 48'930  48'321  47'704  47'079  46'445  39'898  33'307  26'935 
Births 903  907  912  915  918  914  908  853 
Surviving infants 889  893  896  900  902  894  880  811 
Pop. less than 5 years 4'478  4'502  4'521  4'528  4'515  4'454  4'276  3'915 
Pop. less than 15 years 13'375  13'379  13'381  13'375  13'358  13'101  12'181  11'001 
Female 15-49 years 13'151  13'038  12'915  12'783  12'645  10'894  8'733  6'532 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Colombia)
Diphtheria 11  16 
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 12'520  9'222 
Mumps 7'368  7'884  9'397  15'926  10'376 
Pertussis 734  13'682  3'289  1'010  344  446  1'961  7'664 
Polio* 129 
Rubella 157 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 10  133 
Tetanus (total)** 59  31  50  37  71  27  167  593 
Yellow fever 11 
* 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 Colombia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2009  97  DHS   83  89  85  89  83  84  91  95  45 
DTP1 2009  97  DHS   83  91  89  91  84  81  75 
DTP3 2009  90  DHS   83  90  91  91  85  88  79  88  16 
DTP4          90 
IPV1         
HepB_BD          86  82  85  85  74  82 
HepB3 2009  90  DHS   83  90  91  92  85  88  78 
Hib3 2009  90  DHS   83  90  91  91  85  88  65 
JapEnc         
MCV1          91  92  94  88  89  80  82  13 
MCV2          88  72  79  76  73  84 
PCV1          91  89  94  81  99* 
PCV3          89  87  84  46  71 
Pol3 2009  82  DHS   83  91  91  91  85  88  82  93  16 
Rota1          89  86  88  80  76 
Rota_last          89  87  87  78  74 
Rubella1          91  92  94  88  89 
TT2plus 1994  57  DHS   47  33  33  42  80  84 
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV 2009  77  DHS   83  92  92  92  88  79 
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: Mid July 2016

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Colombia)
BCG 89  85  89  83  84  91  95  45 
DTP1 91  97  91  95  96  91  96  39 
DTP3 90  91  91  85  88  79  88  16 
HepB3 90  91  92  85  88  78 
HepB_BD 86  82  85  85  87  82 
Hib3 90  91  91  85  88  65 
MCV1 91  92  94  88  88  88  82  13 
MCV2 88  72  80  76  74  84 
PAB 85  79  79  79  79  70  45 
PCV3 89  87  84  46  22 
Pol3 91  91  91  85  88  82  93  16 
Rota_last 89  87  87  78  74 
YFV 92  92  92  88  79 

Number of districts in the country 1'122  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% 39
From 80 to 89% 26
From 50 to 79% 32
Less than 50% 2
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2014 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwP 18 months; 5 years; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
HPV 9-17 years; +11 months and 29 days; Yes
HepA 1 year; Yes
HepB_Adult Yes Risk groups
HepB_Pediatric birth; Yes
IPV 2 months; Yes From February 2015
Influenza_Adult Yes pregnant women, health care workers and other risk groups
Influenza_Pediatric 6-12, 12-23, 24-47 months; Yes
MMR 1, 5 years; Yes
MR 10-39 years; Yes or other age groups
OPV 2, 4, 6, 18 months; 5 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 12 months; Yes
Rotavirus 2, 4 months; Yes
Td 1st contact; +1, +6 months;+1, +1 years; Yes For CBAW in risk areas and pregnant women
Tdap Pregnant women
YF 1 year; Yes and people from 1-60 years in risk areas and travellers

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008 

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 2010-2014  2014-2019  2010-2014    2011-2014  2007-2010  2008-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number     80  1'123  1'123  1'119  1'119 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 1'122  1'122  1'122  1'123  1'123  1'123  1'120 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 733  710  853  474  551  645  640 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 65  63  76  42  49  57  57 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 310  393  480  288  277  434  377 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 28  35  43  26  25  39  34 

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  Yes  Yes  Yes 

Finance

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

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2015 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 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.