WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2015 global summary

Last updated 2-Jul-2015 (Data received as of 26-June-2015)
Next overall update Mid July 2015
2014 data are provisional
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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

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 6'894  6'770  6'646  6'521  6'396  5'388  4'245  3'251 
Births 181  181  181  181  180  166  183  140 
Surviving infants 175  175  174  174  173  155  164  123 
Pop. less than 5 years 868  880  889  879  841  815  745  562 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'391  2'382  2'379  2'372  2'352  2'344  1'876  1'443 
Female 15-49 years 1'847  1'805  1'760  1'715  1'675  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 
Measles 339  71  32  113  153  332  2'168  1'380 
Mumps 27  54 
Pertussis 60  412  38  80  856  2'718 
Polio* 18  1'166 
Rubella 83  78  169  31 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 18  11  21 
Tetanus (total)** 34  36  24  14  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 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 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2010  78  DHS/MICS   47  82  82  81  77  72  69  26 
DTP1 2010  77  DHS/MICS   47  94  89  87  83  81  83 
DTP3 2010  56  DHS/MICS   47  88  87  79  78  74  53  18 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2010  56  DHS/MICS   47  88  87  79  78  74 
Hib3 2010  56  DHS/MICS   47  88  87  79  78  74 
JapEnc         
MCV          87  82  72  69  64  42  32 
MCV2         
PCV1          79 
PCV3          72 
Pol3 2010  53  DHS/MICS   47  88  86  78  79  76  57  26 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1          87  82  72 
TT2plus 2010  36  DHS/MICS   47  38  40  44  37  31  45  10 
PAB         
VAD1          89  90  46  93  87 
YFV         
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: Mid 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  69  26 
DTP1 89  87  83  81  83  41 
DTP3 87  79  78  74  51  18 
HepB3 87  79  78  74 
HepB_BD
Hib3 87  79  78  74 
MCV 82  72  69  64  42  32 
MCV2
PAB 90  80  80  80  58  12 
PCV3
Pol3 86  78  79  76  57  26 
Rota_last

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% 41
From 80 to 89% 39
From 50 to 79% 20
Less than 50% 1
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
HPV 10 years; +2, +4 months; Yes Girls in Grade 5
HepB birth; Yes
Influenza_Adult >= 50 years; and adults with chronic illness, pregnant women and health care workers
JE_LiveAtd 9 months; No
MR 9 months; Yes
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
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 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  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2012-2015  2012-2015  2012-2015  2012-15  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 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 148  145  144  143  143  141  140 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 117  108  69  64  55  42  16 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 79  74  48  45  38  30  11 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 31  29  17  10  10 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 21  20  12 

Safety

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

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 48    11 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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 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.