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

Last updated 15-Jul-2015 (Data received as of 10-Jul-2015)
Next overall update Fall 2015
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1'3501 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 742
GDP / capita (US$): 2'6141 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 1002

Population data in thousands3

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 2'098  2'074  2'052  2'030  2'009  1'856  1'598  1'307 
Births 57  57  57  57  56  58  57  54 
Surviving infants 54  54  53  53  52  53  52  48 
Pop. less than 5 years 263  262  260  257  253  270  253  224 
Pop. less than 15 years 754  754  755  756  756  765  702  580 
Female 15-49 years 544  534  523  514  505  455  364  315 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Lesotho)
Diphtheria 37  13 
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 516  179  172  2'488  660  2'195  7'935 
Mumps
Pertussis 34  2'020 
Polio* 36 
Rubella 296  516  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). 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

Hovering over an antigen reveals its fuller definition
  Most recent coverage survey4  

Official country estimates5

  (Click for retrospective coverage estimates data for Lesotho)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2011  87  EPI   92  51  65  68  68  80  73 
DTP1 2011  97  EPI   92  71  69  69  71  85 
DTP3 2011  95  EPI   92  69  66  67  69  75  69  71 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2011  95  EPI   92  69  66  67  69  75 
Hib3 2011  95  EPI   92  69  66  67  69  75 
JapEnc         
MCV1          58  61  60  61  70  80 
MCV2          54 
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2011  94  EPI   92  67  66  66  69  73  67  73 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2011  62  EPI   92  47  39  36  57  80 
PAB         
VAD1          55 
YFV         
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: Mid July 2016

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Lesotho)
BCG 87  87  87  87  90  88  89  81 
DTP1 97  97  97  97  97  87  91  75 
DTP3 96  96  96  96  93  83  82  56 
HepB3 96  96  96  96  93 
HepB_BD
Hib3 96  96  96  96  94 
MCV1 92  92  92  92  88  74  80  49 
MCV2 82  82  82  82  81 
PAB 83  83  83  83  83  73 
PCV3
Pol3 95  95  95  95  92  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% 20
From 50 to 79% 80
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2014 or latest available)

Hovering over an antigen reveals its fuller definition
Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 18 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HPV 1st contact; +2, +4 months; Yes 9-14 years
IPV Yes From October 2015
Measles 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj Yes From April 2015
TT 1st contact pregnancy; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes
VitaminA 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36 months; Yes

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 2012-2017  2012-2016  2012-2016  2012-2016  2007-2011  2007-2011  2007-2011 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 10  10 

System performance

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

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND No  No  No  No  No     
Is there a national system to monitor adverse events following immunization (AEFI)? Yes/No/NR No  No  No  No  No  No  Yes 

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 99  54    47   

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2015 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.