WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2018 global summary

Last updated 1-Jun.-2018 (data as of 25-May-2018)
Next overall update Mid-July 2018
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1'7301 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 492
GDP / capita (US$): 5'6751 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 642

Population data in thousands3

  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 6'858  6'758  6'664  6'576  6'495  5'329  4'258  3'258 
Births 161  162  163  163  164  170  183  141 
Surviving infants 154  155  156  156  157  157  164  123 
Pop. less than 5 years 763  766  772  776  783  797  750  565 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'255  2'248  2'247  2'244  2'247  2'311  1'885  1'448 
Female 15-49 years 1'857  1'826  1'795  1'768  1'740  1'240  953  717 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
Diphtheria
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  10  194  20  11 
Japanese encephalitis
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  19  13 
Measles
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  56  339  71  332  2'168  1'380 
Mumps
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  27 
Pertussis
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  111  140  60  80  856  2'718 
Polio*
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  18  1'166 
Rubella
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  10  40  45  83 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  17  16  19  18  21 
Tetanus (total)**
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  11  21  34  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). 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 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2014  89  EPI   64  81  78  83  82  82  69  26 
DTP1 2014  88  EPI   64  89  85  93  94  89  83 
DTP3 2014  81  EPI   64  85  82  89  88  87  53  18 
DTP4         
IPV1          77  59  50 
HepB_BD          55 
HepB3 2014  81  EPI   64  85  82  89  88  87 
Hib3 2014  81  EPI   64  85  82  89  88  87 
JapEnc          39  44  20 
MCV1          82  76  88  87  82  42  32 
MCV2         
MenA         
PCV1          87  81  80  79 
PCV2          84  79  78  75  67 
PCV3          83  78  77  72 
Pol3 2014  82  EPI   64  85  83  89  88  86  57  26 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          82  76  88  87  82 
TT2plus 2010  36  DHS/MICS   47  37  37  40  38  40  45  10 
PAB         
VAD1          96  86  87  90  87 
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 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
BCG
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  83  83  82  82  69  26 
DTP1
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  93  93  94  89  83  41 
DTP3
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  89  89  88  87  51  18 
HepB3
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  89  89  88  87 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  89  89  88  87 
IPV1
  13  13 
MCV1
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  88  88  87  82  42  32 
MCV2
 
PCV3
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  77  77  72 
Pol3
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  89  89  88  86  57  26 
RCV1
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  88  88  87  82 
RotaC
 

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

Number of districts in the country 148  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% 22
From 50 to 79% 31
Less than 50% 5
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2017 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HepB_Pediatric birth; Yes
HPV 10 years (x2); Yes From September 2019; adolescent girls
Influenza_Adult >=50 years; Yes and adults with chronic illness, pregnant women, health care workers
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
JE_LiveAtd 9 months; Yes
MR 9, 12 months; Yes MR2 introduced in Q4
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes from April 2019
Td 15 years; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes pregnant women
Typhoid No outbreak respone in 1 district
VitaminA <59 months; Yes twice a year for children 6-59 months

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011 

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  2016-2020  2012-2015  2012-2015  2012-2015  2012-2015  2012-15 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 148  148  148  148  NA  144  143 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 148  148  148  148  145  144  143 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 95  91  116  117  108  69  64 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 64  61  78  79  74  48  45 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 32  18  51  31  29  17  10 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 22  12  34  21  20  12 

Safety

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

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 32    37  48   

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2017 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2016, data for 2018
 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.