WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2016 global summary

Last updated 15-July-2016 (15-July-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 4301 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 572
GDP / capita (US$): 9671 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 962

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 19'899  19'114  18'359  17'636  16'946  11'225  7'912  5'963 
Births 983  949  916  884  853  599  438  328 
Surviving infants 929  895  863  832  802  544  378  284 
Pop. less than 5 years 4'145  3'985  3'834  3'687  3'540  2'309  1'573  1'195 
Pop. less than 15 years 10'042  9'635  9'241  8'862  8'495  5'380  3'772  2'832 
Female 15-49 years 4'087  3'928  3'778  3'637  3'505  2'437  1'802  1'365 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Niger (the))
Diphtheria
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  73  12  102  34 
Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  7'693  1'142  1'224  272  771  21'319  20'463  36'811 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  884  983  5'585  3'102  8'320 
Polio*
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  33  32  311 
Rubella
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  33  77  19 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  11  55  39 
Tetanus (total)**
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  24  45  71  75  131  286  220  346 
Yellow fever
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  20 
* 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 Niger (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2012  85  EPI   70  99  98  59  99*  71  35  82 
DTP1 2012  87  EPI   70  96  99*  98  99*  99*  35 
DTP3 2012  78  EPI   70  90  93  92  96  97  25  35 
DTP4         
IPV1          27 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2012  78  EPI   70  90  93  92  96  97 
Hib3 2012  78  EPI   70  90  93  92  96  97 
JapEnc         
MCV1          89  88  92  91  94  27  38 
MCV2          16 
PCV1          88  43 
PCV3          74  13 
Pol3 2012  75  EPI   70  89  91  80  95  61  23  35 
Rota1          79  31 
RotaC          70  19 
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2011  50  DHS/MICS   65  73  90  89  83  93  31  11 
PAB         
VAD1          43  43  50  58  63 
YFV 2012  73  EPI   70  89  87  88  90  69  10 
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2017

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Niger (the))
BCG
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  77  76  37  85  53  50  50 
DTP1
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  85  89  87  87  86  46  46 
DTP3
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  65  68  67  71  75  34  22 
HepB3
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  65  68  67  71  75 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  65  68  67  71  75 
IPV1
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  27 
MCV1
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  73  72  76  75  69  37  25 
MCV2
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  16 
PAB
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  81  81  81  84  84  63  17 
PCV3
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  74  13 
Pol3
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  65  67  56  71  40  41  22 
RCV1
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RotaC
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  70  19 
YFV
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  72  70  71  73  52  10 

Number of districts in the country 44  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% 55
From 80 to 89% 20
From 50 to 79% 25
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HepB_Pediatric birth; Yes From January 2017
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
Measles 9, 16 months; Yes
MenACW 1 year; Yes From January 2017
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
TT 1st contact, +4 weeks; +6 months; +1, +1 years; Yes Pregnant women
VitaminA 6, 12 months; Yes
YF 9 months; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009 

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 2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011 - 2015  2011 - 2015  2007 - 2010  2007 - 2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 44  42  42  42  42  42  42 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 44  42  42  42  42  42  42 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 38  38  41  38  38  40  36 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 86  90  98  90  90  95  86 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 12  19  18  22  11  12 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 27  45  43  52  26  29  21 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  Yes  Yes  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%       51  13  20  20 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

Has the country a standing technical advisory group on immunization (NITAG)? Yes/No/NR Yes  Yes    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 2015 revision". New York, 2016.
 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.