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$): 1'3801 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 632
GDP / capita (US$): 1'9631 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 862

Population data in thousands3

  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 2'052  2'030  2'009  1'990  1'972  1'856  1'598  1'307 
Births 57  57  56  56  56  58  57  54 
Surviving infants 53  53  52  52  52  53  52  48 
Pop. less than 5 years 260  257  253  251  249  270  253  224 
Pop. less than 15 years 755  756  756  757  758  765  702  580 
Female 15-49 years 523  514  505  497  491  455  364  315 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Lesotho)
Diphtheria 37  13 
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 179  172  2'488  660  2'195  7'935 
Mumps
Pertussis 34  2'020 
Polio* 36 
Rubella 68  172 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal)
Tetanus (total) 27 
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 Lesotho)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2008  95  DHS   74.2  68  68  80  85  73 
DTP1 2008  96  DHS   74.2  69  71  85  75  93 
DTP3 2008  84  DHS   74.2  67  69  75  72  91  69  71 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2003  14  DHS   77.7  67  69  75  72  91 
Hib3          67  69  75  72 
JapEnc         
MCV 2008  80  DHS   74.2  60  61  70  70  80  80 
MCV2          70  80 
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2008  75  DHS   74.2  66  69  73  72  91  67  73 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1         
TT2plus 1995  89  MICS   75.0  36  57  80  65  65 
PAB         
VAD1          55 
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 Lesotho)
BCG 95  95  95  95  95  88  89  81 
DTP1 93  93  93  93  93  87  91  75 
DTP3 83  83  83  83  83  83  82  56 
HepB3 83  83  83  83  83 
Hib3 83  83  83  83 
MCV 85  85  85  85  85  74  80  49 
PAB 83  83  83  83  83  73 
PCV3
Pol3 91  91  91  91  91  82  82  56 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 10  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% 0
From 80 to 89% 10
From 50 to 79% 80
Less than 50% 10
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2012 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 18 months; Yes
DTwPHibHep 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HPV 9-13 years Yes 3 doses
Measles 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj Yes From August 2014
Rotavirus Yes From August 2014
TT 1st contact; +4 weeks; +6 months; +1, +1 year; 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 2012-2016  2012-2016  2007-2011  2007-2011  2007-2011  2007-2011  2007-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 10  19   

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

System performance

Total number of districts in country number 10  10  10  10  10  19  19 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number   18 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 10  10  20  30  50    95 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number    
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100%    

Safety

Monitoring of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)? Yes/No/NR No  No  No  No  Yes  Yes  Yes 
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%   42   

Maternal and neonatal tetanus (NT) elimination

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

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.