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$): 1 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 72
GDP / capita (US$): 1 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 92

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 3'892  3'753  3'594  3'420  3'239  1'929  2'059  1'384 
Births 75  74  73  71  70  43  41  54 
Surviving infants 74  73  72  71  69  43  41  53 
Pop. less than 5 years 348  345  343  338  324  203  238  218 
Pop. less than 15 years 869  844  818  791  759  532  718  561 
Female 15-49 years 1'107  1'075  1'033  981  926  481  549  280 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Kuwait)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  18  55  62  27  32  71  1'382 
Mumps
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  32  76  45  61  62  76 
Pertussis
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  35  28  30  83  16  43  25  69 
Polio*
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  32 
Rubella
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  12  13  38  87 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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  15 
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 Kuwait)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 1995  26  FHS   75  99  99  99  97  99 
DTP1 1995  94  FHS   75  97  97  97  97  98  97 
DTP3          99  95  99  98  99  98  67 
DTP4          89  99 
IPV1          97  98 
HepB_BD          99  96  98  97  98  94 
HepB3          99  96  99  98  99  95 
Hib3          99  95  99  98  99  98 
JapEnc         
MCV1          93  94  99*  99  99  99  48 
MCV2          96  86  99  99  99 
PCV1          97  97  97  97  98 
PCV3          99  94  99  99  99* 
Pol3          99  94  99  98  99  94  70 
Rota1         
RotaC         
Rubella1          93  94  99*  99  99 
TT2plus          74  47 
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 Kuwait)
BCG
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  99  99  99  97  99 
DTP1
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  99  97  99  99  99  98  88  86 
DTP3
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  99  95  99  98  99  98  71  67 
HepB3
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  99  96  99  98  99  95 
HepB_BD
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  99  96  98  97  98  94 
Hib3
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  99  95  99  98  99  98 
IPV1
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  97 
MCV1
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  93  94  99  99  99  99  66  48 
MCV2
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  96  86  99  99  99 
PAB
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  95  95  95  95  95  77  51 
PCV3
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  99  94  99  99  99 
Pol3
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  99  94  99  98  99  94  71  70 
RCV1
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  93  94  99  99  99  99 
RotaC
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Number of districts in the country 109  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% 5
From 80 to 89% 0
From 50 to 79% 0
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
95
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG 3 months; Yes
DT No where pertussis is contraindicated
DTwP 3.6 years; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 4, 6, 18 months; Yes
HepB birth; Yes and for citizens born after 1990 and health care personnel, contacts of discovered cases
IPV 2 months; Yes
Influenza +6 months; 65 years and above; Yes and children and aduls with chronic illness, pregnant women, HCW, Haj or other travellers
MMR 12, 24 months; 12 years Yes at 12 years for girls
MenAC No special expatriate working groups
MenACWY 2 years; Yes
OPV 4, 6, 12, 18 months; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 6, 18 months; Yes
Pneumo_ps No adults at risk and pilgrims
TT Yes pregnant women and people exposed to accidents
Td 10, 18 years; Yes and school students
Typhoid No food handlers
Varicella No HCW at risk
YF No travellers to endemic areas

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   
What years does the MYP cover? number 2 years  2 years  2 YEARS  2013-2014  2 years     
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 109  109  109  109  109  109   

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 109  109  109  109  109  109   
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number            
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100%            
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number            
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100%            

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 No  No  No  No  No  No   

Finance

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

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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