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

Last updated 28-May-2015 (Data received as of 22-May-2015)
Next overall update July 2015
2014 data are provisional
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 5'8401 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 282
GDP / capita (US$): 9'6851 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 392

Population data in thousands3

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 2'348  2'303  2'259  2'218  2'179  1'898  1'415  1'013 
Births 60  60  60  59  59  59  54  43 
Surviving infants 58  58  58  57  57  56  50  40 
Pop. less than 5 years 286  284  283  281  280  276  234  188 
Pop. less than 15 years 834  830  826  823  821  768  618  472 
Female 15-49 years 639  624  609  594  580  481  338  221 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Namibia)
Diphtheria
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 477  1'028  86  79  3'138  469 
Mumps
Pertussis 16  30 
Polio*
Rubella 357  40  42  140  22 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 10  10 
Tetanus (total)** 10  13  148  19 
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 Namibia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2012  94  DHS   70  97  94  90  89  88  77  88 
DTP1 2012  93  DHS   70  92  94  89  88  87  90 
DTP3 2012  84  DHS   70  88  89  84  82  83  79  59 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2012  84  DHS   70  88  89  84  82  83 
Hib3 2012  84  DHS   70  88  89  84  82  83 
JapEnc         
MCV          83  82  76  74  75  69  57 
MCV2         
PCV1          61 
PCV3         
Pol3 2012  74  DHS   70  88  89  84  85  83  80  59 
Rota1          61 
Rota_last         
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2012  36  DHS   70  71  72  67  64  75  60  50 
PAB         
VAD1          83  82  75  74  64 
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 Namibia)
BCG 94  90  89  88  77 
DTP1 94  89  88  87  90 
DTP3 89  84  82  83  79 
HepB3 89  84  82  83 
HepB_BD
Hib3 89  84  82  83 
MCV 82  76  74  75  69 
MCV2
PAB 83  83  83  83  74 
PCV3
Pol3 89  84  85  83  80 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 34  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% 35
From 80 to 89% 38
From 50 to 79% 26
Less than 50% 0
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
DT 5,10 years; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HepB_Pediatric birth;
Measles 9 months; Yes
OPV Birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; 5, 10 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
TT 15-44 years; Yes
VitaminA 9 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  No  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2011-2015  2011-2015  2011 - 2015  2011 - 2015  2011 - 2015    2006-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 34          34 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 34  35  34  34  34  34  34 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 25  31  23  23  23  22  22 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 74  89  68  68  68  65  65 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 15  20  12  15  18 

Safety

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

Finance

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

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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