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: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 7'0901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 152
GDP / capita (US$): 10'5601 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 182

Population data in thousands3

  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 182  181  179  177  175  157  138  118 
Births
Surviving infants
Pop. less than 5 years 14  14  14  14  14  16  18  17 
Pop. less than 15 years 44  44  44  45  45  51  50  52 
Female 15-49 years 50  49  49  49  48  41  33  26 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Saint Lucia)
Diphtheria
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 30  35 
Mumps
Pertussis 19 
Polio*
Rubella
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal)
Tetanus (total)
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 Saint Lucia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG          99*  99*  99*  97  97  91  94  27 
DTP1          99*  99*  99*  98  99  76 
DTP3          99*  98  99  97  95  70  89  56 
HepB_BD         
HepB3          99*  98  99  97  95 
Hib3          99*  98  99  97  95 
JapEnc         
MCV          99*  99*  91  95  99*  88  82 
MCV2          62  80  72  74  63  89 
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3          99*  98  99  97  95  70  90  58 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1          99*  99*  91  95  99* 
TT2plus          16 
PAB         
VAD1         
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 Saint Lucia)
BCG 99  99  99  97  97  91  94  27 
DTP1 99  99  99  98  99  76  96  79 
DTP3 99  98  99  97  95  70  89  56 
HepB3 99  98  99  97  95 
HepB_BD
Hib3 99  98  99  97  95 
MCV 99  99  91  95  99  88  82 
MCV2 62  80  72  74  63  89 
PnC3
Pol3 99  98  99  97  95  70  90  58 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 36  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% 69
From 80 to 89% 17
From 50 to 79% 14
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2013 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG 6 weeks; Yes
DT 4-5 years; Yes
DTwP 18 months; Yes
DTwPHib 3, 5, 7 months; Immunocompromised, infants of Hep B+ mothers
DTwPHibHep 3, 5, 7 months; Yes
HIB 3, 5 months; at risk
HepB birth; +4 weeks; +3 months; and at risk adolescents and adults
IPV 3, 5, 7, 18 months; 5, 11 years; Yes immunocompromised
Influenza + 10 years; Yes high risk
MMR 1, 4-5 years; Yes
OPV 3, 5, 7, 18 months; 5, 11 years; Yes
Td 11 years; Yes
Varicella High risk
YF + 1 year; Yes Travelers

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 2014-2015  2013-2014  2012-2013  2011-2012  2010-2011  2009-2010  2006-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 36 

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 36 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 31 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 86  100  89  78  67  33 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 19   
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 53  33  22  33  33  56   

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% 64  100  100  100  100  100  100 

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.