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

Last updated 15-July-2016 (15-July-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 5'9501 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 262
GDP / capita (US$): 13'1071 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 312

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 10'528  10'406  10'281  10'155  10'027  8'563  7'184  5'809 
Births 216  217  218  219  219  216  214  200 
Surviving infants 211  212  213  213  214  208  203  184 
Pop. less than 5 years 1'062  1'064  1'064  1'062  1'063  1'020  988  885 
Pop. less than 15 years 3'154  3'148  3'139  3'127  3'118  3'001  2'780  2'481 
Female 15-49 years 2'738  2'712  2'685  2'658  2'628  2'216  1'778  1'368 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Dominican Republic (the))
Diphtheria
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  52  27  187 
Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  253  3'477  9'760 
Mumps
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  2'087  1'784  498  2'760 
Pertussis
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  69  98  17  11  40  227  558 
Polio*
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  11  148 
Rubella
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  818 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  12  14 
Tetanus (total)**
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  37  45  55  40  45  25  56  113 
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 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 Dominican Republic (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2012  92  DHS   70  99*  99*  99  99*  99*  90  68  29 
DTP1 2012  90  DHS   70  99  99*  91  93  91 
DTP3 2012  77  DHS   70  85  91  83  85  84  78  69  36 
DTP4          73  78 
IPV1          78 
HepB_BD          79  82  78  74  82 
HepB3 2012  77  DHS   70  81  89  80  74  80  68 
Hib3 2012  77  DHS   70  76  87  75  70  71 
JapEnc         
MCV1          90  88  83  88  88  88  96  30 
MCV2         
PCV1          75  94  88 
PCV3          27 
Pol3 2012  66  DHS   70  87  90  82  85  84  67  90  46 
Rota1          94  96  81  59 
RotaC 2012  DHS   70  83  86  69  34 
Rubella1          90  87  83  88  88 
TT2plus 2012  78  DHS   70  51  86  87  90  63  25 
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2017

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Dominican Republic (the))
BCG
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  99  99  99  99  99  90  70  29 
DTP1
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  99  95  91  92  91  91  87  61 
DTP3
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  85  91  83  85  84  78  69  36 
HepB3
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  81  89  80  74  80  68 
HepB_BD
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  64  67  63  59  67 
Hib3
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  76  87  75  70  71 
IPV1
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MCV1
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  90  88  83  88  87  85  70  30 
MCV2
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PAB
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  90  90  90  90  90  48  60  23 
PCV3
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  27 
Pol3
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  87  90  82  85  84  71  90  46 
RCV1
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  90  88  83  88  87 
RotaC
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  83  86  69 

Number of districts in the country 157  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% 39
From 80 to 89% 17
From 50 to 79% 35
Less than 50% 9
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
DTwP 2, 4, 6, 18 months; 4 years; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
HepB_Adult 1st contact; +1, +6 months; Yes
HepB_Pediatric birth; Yes
IPV 2 months; Yes
Influenza_Adult >= 60 years; Yes and pregnant women and health cre workers
Influenza_Pediatric 6-23 months; Yes
MMR 12 months; Yes
MR >= 2 years; Yes
OPV 2, 4, 6, 18 months; 4 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 12 months; Yes
Rabies Yes post exposure
Rotavirus 2, 4 months; Yes
Td 1st contact; + 1 month; +6 months; +1, +1, +10 year; Yes From 7 years
YF No travelers

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  No  No  No  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2016-2019        2010-2015  2006-2010  2006-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number     68      75   

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 157  155  155  155  155  155  155 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 88  102  76  75  68  93  65 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 56  66  49  48  44  60  42 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 53  53  28  46  47  38  42 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 34  34  18  30  30  25  27 

Safety

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

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 94  94  99  99  45  100  90 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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