WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2014 global summary

Last updated 05-Dec-2014 (Data received as of 1-Dec-2014)
Next overall update June 2015
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1'4601 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 542
GDP / capita (US$): 4'8121 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 722

Population data in thousands3

  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 6'770  6'646  6'521  6'396  6'268  5'388  4'245  3'251 
Births 181  181  181  180  179  166  183  140 
Surviving infants 175  174  174  173  171  155  164  123 
Pop. less than 5 years 880  889  879  841  818  815  745  562 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'382  2'379  2'372  2'352  2'348  2'344  1'876  1'443 
Female 15-49 years 1'805  1'760  1'715  1'675  1'627  1'252  950  716 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
Diphtheria 20  130  34  11 
Japanese encephalitis 23  24  82  26 
Measles 71  32  113  153  78  332  2'168  1'380 
Mumps 27  54 
Pertussis 60  412  38  12  80  856  2'718 
Polio* 18  1'166 
Rubella 83  78  169  31  124 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 18  11  21 
Tetanus (total) 34  36  24  14  15  39  27  1'015 
Yellow fever
* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV);"
"it does not include cases of vaccine-associated paralytic polio (VAPP) and cases of non polio acute flaccid paralysis [AFP]).

Percentage target population vaccinated by antigen

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  Most recent coverage survey4  

Official country estimates5

  (Click for retrospective coverage estimates data for Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2010  78  DHS/MICS   47  82  81  77  72  67  69  26 
DTP1 2010  77  DHS/MICS   47  89  87  83  81  76  83 
DTP3 2010  56  DHS/MICS   47  87  79  78  74  67  53  18 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2010  56  DHS/MICS   47  87  79  78  74  67 
Hib3 2010  56  DHS/MICS   47  87  79  78  74 
JapEnc         
MCV 2010  64  DHS/MICS   47  82  72  69  64  59  42  32 
MCV2         
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2010  53  DHS/MICS   47  86  78  79  76  67  57  26 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1          82  72 
TT2plus 2010  36  DHS/MICS   47  40  44  37  31  31  45  10 
PAB         
VAD1          90  46  93  88  87 
YFV         
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: July 2015

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
BCG 82  81  77  72  67  69  26 
DTP1 89  87  83  81  76  83  41 
DTP3 87  79  78  74  67  51  18 
HepB3 87  79  78  74  67 
HepB_BD
Hib3 87  79  78  74 
MCV 82  72  69  64  59  42  32 
MCV2
PAB 90  80  80  80  47  58  12 
PnC3
Pol3 86  78  79  76  67  57  26 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 145  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% 43
From 80 to 89% 31
From 50 to 79% 23
Less than 50% 2
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2013 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT outbreak response
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HPV 10 years; +2, +4 months; No
HepB birth; Yes
Influenza >=50 years; No pregnant women, health care workers, people with chronic diseases
JapEnc 1-15 years; No
MR 9 months; Yes
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 4, 10, 14 weeks; No
Td 15 years; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes
VitaminA 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36 months; Yes twice a year for children 6-59 months

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007 

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 2012-2015  2012-2015  2012-15  2007-2011  2007-2011  2007-2011  2007-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number NA  144  143  143  141  140  64 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 145  144  143  143  141  140  140 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 108  69  64  55  42  16 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 74  48  45  38  30  11 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 29  17  10  10   
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 20  12   

Safety

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

Finance

Estimated percentage of routine vaccines funded by Government From 0 to 100% 10  13 

Sources

Unless otherwise specified, data provided by Member States through WHO-UNICEF Joint Reporting Form and WHO Regional offices.
 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 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.