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$): 9'3201 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 422
GDP / capita (US$): 18'7751 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 622

Population data in thousands3

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 1'711  1'672  1'633  1'594  1'556  1'226  947  726 
Births 54  53  53  52  51  41  35  28 
Surviving infants 52  51  50  50  49  39  33  25 
Pop. less than 5 years 248  243  238  233  227  184  154  114 
Pop. less than 15 years 657  643  629  615  601  498  392  284 
Female 15-49 years 409  399  389  379  369  275  203  162 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Gabon)
Diphtheria
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 33  122  15  738  1'641 
Mumps
Pertussis 3'065 
Polio* 70 
Rubella 137 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal)
Tetanus (total)** 22  12 
Yellow fever
* 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 Gabon)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2011  92  DHS   75  73  74  79  76  68  48  97 
DTP1 2011  88  DHS   75  77  80  86  82  93  24 
DTP3 2011  75  DHS   75  70  79  82  75  67  10  78 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2011  65  DHS   75  70  79  82  75  67 
Hib3 2011  60  DHS   75  70  79  82  75  67 
JapEnc         
MCV1          61  70  71  72  62  27  76 
MCV2         
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2011  42  DHS   75  68  77  80  75  68  52  78 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2011  68  DHS   75  54  57  59  57  51  16  86 
PAB         
VAD1          70 
YFV 2011  68  DHS   75  60  69  71  71  61 
  ° 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 Gabon)
BCG 91  92  97  94  94  89  96 
DTP1 77  80  86  82  82  69  96 
DTP3 70  79  82  75  67  45  78 
HepB3 70  79  82  75  67 
HepB_BD
Hib3 70  79  82  75  67 
MCV1 61  70  71  72  62  55  76 
MCV2
PAB 85  85  75  75  75  39  84 
PCV3
Pol3 68  77  80  75  68  44  78 
Rota_last
YFV 60  69  71  71  61 

Number of districts in the country 51  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% 16
From 80 to 89% 10
From 50 to 79% 47
Less than 50% 27
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
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
IPV 14 weeks; Yes From December 2015
Measles 9 months; Yes
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes From December 2015
Rotavirus 9 months; Yes From January 2017
TT 1st contact pregnancy; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes Pregnant women
YF 9 months; Yes

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  No  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2013-2017  2013-2017    2008-2011  2008-2011  2008-2011  2008-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number     50  37 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 51  51  51  51  51  51  51 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 13  17  20  14  11  26  21 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 25  33  39  27  22  51  41 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 10 

Safety

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

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 98  95  94  94  98  95  88 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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.