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: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 5501 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 412
GDP / capita (US$): 1'5011 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 592

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 99'391  96'959  94'558  92'191  89'859  66'444  48'057  35'240 
Births 3'176  3'148  3'120  3'091  3'064  2'909  2'295  1'751 
Surviving infants 3'031  2'999  2'967  2'935  2'904  2'655  2'019  1'507 
Pop. less than 5 years 14'602  14'441  14'284  14'137  14'010  12'405  9'133  6'705 
Pop. less than 15 years 41'188  40'791  40'373  39'924  39'439  30'893  22'248  15'890 
Female 15-49 years 24'103  23'248  22'410  21'595  20'811  14'660  10'596  7'938 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Ethiopia)
Diphtheria
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  61  142 
Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  17'745  12'739  5'253  4'347  3'255  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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  328  213  793  795  174 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  18  20  16  40  33  20  39 
Tetanus (total)**
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  16  33  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 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 Ethiopia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2011  80  EPI   47  97  78  77  54  51  70 
DTP1 2011  80  EPI   47  99*  89  91  95  87  50 
DTP3 2011  60  EPI   47  96  84  82  83  87  42  49 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2011  60  EPI   47  96  84  82  83  87 
Hib3 2011  60  EPI   47  96  84  82  83  87 
JapEnc         
MCV1          92  81  78  80  82  37  38 
MCV2         
PCV1          99*  88  78 
PCV3 2011  12  EPI   47  95  82  72 
Pol3 2011  71  EPI   47  94  84  80  87  42  49 
Rota1          98  80 
RotaC          93  70 
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2011  26  EPI   47  92  66  32  16 
PAB         
VAD1          99*  89  96 
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 Ethiopia)
BCG
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  75  75  71  76  80  56  64 
DTP1
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  94  86  84  82  80  47  73 
DTP3
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  86  77  72  69  65  30  49 
HepB3
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  86  77  72  69  65 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  86  77  72  69  65 
IPV1
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MCV1
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  78  70  62  65  68  36  38 
MCV2
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PAB
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  80  80  72  68  88  54  24 
PCV3
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  85  76  63  38  12 
Pol3
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  85  75  70  70  70  55  49 
RCV1
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RotaC
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  83  63 
YFV
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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% 11
From 50 to 79% 18
Less than 50% 8
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

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 9-13 years; Demonstration project
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
Measles 9 months; Yes
OPV 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 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 2010-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011 - 2015  2011-2015  2010-2014 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 840  840        98  98 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 840  840  817  96  97  98  98 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 624  547  411  52  50  54  42 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 74  65  50  54  52  55  43 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 384  256  117  21  21  13  16 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 46  30  14  22  22  13  16 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND 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  No  No 

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 39  33      51  12 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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.