WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2013 global summary

Last updated 20-Octl-2013 (data as of 16-Oct-2013)
Next overall update June 2014
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1'2601 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 342
GDP / capita (US$): 2'9261 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 422

Population data in thousands3

  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 6'646  6'521  6'396  6'268  6'139  5'388  4'245  3'251 
Births 181  181  180  179  177  166  183  140 
Surviving infants 174  174  173  171  169  155  164  123 
Pop. less than 5 years 889  879  841  818  785  815  745  562 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'379  2'372  2'352  2'348  2'340  2'344  1'876  1'443 
Female 15-49 years 1'760  1'715  1'675  1'627  1'579  1'252  950  716 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
Diphtheria 130  34  11 
Japanese encephalitis 23  24  82  26 
Measles 32  113  153  78  174  332  2'168  1'380 
Mumps 54 
Pertussis 412  38  12  26  80  856  2'718 
Polio* 18  1'166 
Rubella 78  169  31  124  45 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 11  21 
Tetanus (total) 36  24  14  15  12  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 2005  64  MICS   48.9  81  77  72  67  68  69  26 
DTP1 2005  64  MICS   48.9  87  83  81  76  73  83 
DTP3 2005  41  MICS   48.9  79  78  74  67  61  53  18 
HepB_BD         
HepB3          79  78  74  67  61 
Hib3          79  78  74 
JapEnc         
MCV 2005  40  MICS   48.9  72  69  64  59  52  42  32 
MCV2         
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2005  42  MICS   48.9  78  79  76  67  60  57  26 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1          72 
TT2plus 1999  42  MICS   44.0  44  37  31  31  30  45  10 
PAB         
VAD1          46  93  88  92  87 
YFV         
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: July 2014

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
BCG 81  77  72  67  68  69  26 
DTP1 87  83  81  76  73  83  41 
DTP3 79  78  74  67  61  51  18 
HepB3 79  78  74  67  61 
Hib3 79  78  74 
MCV 72  69  64  59  52  42  32 
PAB 80  80  80  47  47  58  12 
PCV3
Pol3 78  79  76  67  60  57  26 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 144  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% 26
From 80 to 89% 22
From 50 to 79% 45
Less than 50% 5
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
2
 

Immunization Schedule (2012 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HepB birth;
MR 9 months; Yes From 2012
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
VitaminA 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36 months; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006 

Planning and management

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

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

Does the country have a standing technical advisory group on immunization? Yes/No/NR No  No  No         

System performance

Total number of districts in country number 144  143  143  141  140  140  140 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 69  64  55  42  16  12  88 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 48  45  38  30  11  63 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 17  10  10     
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 12     

Safety

Monitoring of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  No 
Does your country have a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND No  No  No         

Finance

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

Maternal and neonatal tetanus (NT) elimination

NT eliminated Yes/No No  No  No  No  No  No  No 

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 2012, data for 2011
 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.