WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2017 global summary

Last updated 15-July-2017 (data as of 11-July-2017)
Next overall update Fall-2017
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 5901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 412
GDP / capita (US$): 1'6261 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 592

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 102'403  99'873  97'367  94'888  92'444  66'537  48'087  35'265 
Births 3'258  3'230  3'200  3'167  3'133  2'915  2'297  1'751 
Surviving infants 3'130  3'098  3'063  3'025  2'985  2'660  2'021  1'507 
Pop. less than 5 years 15'177  14'901  14'689  14'459  14'236  12'410  9'102  6'690 
Pop. less than 15 years 42'088  41'558  41'096  40'604  40'082  30'929  22'259  15'917 
Female 15-49 years 24'991  24'150  23'293  22'453  21'636  14'686  10'603  7'936 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Ethiopia)
Diphtheria
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  61  142 
Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  4'579  17'745  12'739  5'253  4'347  1'660  1'836  10'690 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  922  23'429 
Polio*
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  152  81  234 
Rubella
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  184  328  213  793  795 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  18  18  20  16  40  20  39 
Tetanus (total)**
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  18  16  140  409 
Yellow fever
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  223 
* 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 Ethiopia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2011  80  EPI   47  92  97  78  77  51  70 
DTP1 2011  80  EPI   47  99*  99*  89  91  95  50 
DTP3 2011  60  EPI   47  96  96  84  82  83  42  49 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2011  60  EPI   47  96  96  84  82  83 
Hib3 2011  60  EPI   47  96  96  84  82  83 
JapEnc         
MCV1          93  92  81  78  80  37  38 
MCV2         
MenA         
PCV1          99*  99*  88  78 
PCV2          98  90 
PCV3 2011  12  EPI   47  96  95  82  72 
Pol3 2011  71  EPI   47  90  94  84  80  42  49 
Rota1          99*  98  80 
RotaC          94  93  70 
RCV1         
TT2plus 2011  26  EPI   47  92  66  32  16 
PAB          93  92  80  79  66 
VAD1          99*  89 
YFV         
* 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 Ethiopia)
BCG
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  75  75  75  71  76  56  64 
DTP1
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  86  86  86  84  82  47  73 
DTP3
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  77  77  77  72  69  30  49 
HepB3
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  77  77  77  72  69 
HepB_BD
 
Hib3
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  77  77  77  72  69 
IPV1
 
MCV1
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  70  70  70  62  65  36  38 
MCV2
 
PCV3
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  76  76  76  63  38 
Pol3
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  75  75  75  70  70  55  49 
RCV1
 
RotaC
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  63  63  63 
YFV
 

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

Number of districts in the country 840  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% 63
From 80 to 89% 13
From 50 to 79% 17
Less than 50% 7
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
HPV 9-13 years; No Demonstration project
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
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 pregnancy; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes
VitaminA 6-59 months; 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 2016-2020  2010-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011 - 2015  2011-2015 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 840  840  840        98 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 840  840  840  817  96  97  98 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 638  624  547  411  52  50  54 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 76  74  65  50  54  52  55 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 359  384  256  117  21  21  13 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 43  46  30  14  22  22  13 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  No 
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% 41  39  33      51 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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.