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: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 10'9701 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 162
GDP / capita (US$): 20'5831 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 182

Population data in thousands3

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 3'926  3'864  3'802  3'740  3'678  3'055  2'487  1'990 
Births 75  75  75  75  75  73  65  62 
Surviving infants 74  74  74  74  74  71  64  59 
Pop. less than 5 years 369  369  369  369  368  348  312  290 
Pop. less than 15 years 1'097  1'094  1'090  1'085  1'078  981  892  813 
Female 15-49 years 1'009  995  980  965  950  797  631  468 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Panama)
Diphtheria
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 1'891  2'096 
Mumps 108  165  134  111  81  303 
Pertussis 19  42  47  36  22  66  19  641 
Polio*
Rubella 580 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 19 
Tetanus (total)** 10  10  31 
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 Panama)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG          99  94  99*  99*  99*  99*  97  99* 
DTP1          96  93  99  99*  99*  99* 
DTP3          80  80  85  87  94  98  86  70 
DTP4          80 
IPV1          40 
HepB_BD          84  79  87  93  89 
HepB3          80  80  85  87  94 
Hib3          80  80  85  87  94 
JapEnc         
MCV1          90  92  98  97  99*  97  73  71 
MCV2          90  68  72  81  73  88 
PCV1          98  92  99*  89  99* 
PCV3          47  63  48 
Pol3          80  80  87  91  95  99  86  70 
Rota1          96  93  99*  99*  99* 
Rota_last          87  87  92  95  89 
Rubella1          90  92  98  97  99* 
TT2plus          87  99*  99*  99*  99*  32  16 
PAB         
VAD1          30  44  30  10  82 
YFV          69  52  99*  78  99* 
  ° 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 Panama)
BCG 99  95  98  99  99  99  97  99 
DTP1 96  93  99  98  96  99  95  72 
DTP3 80  80  85  87  94  98  86  47 
HepB3 80  80  85  87  94 
HepB_BD 84  79  87  93  89 
Hib3 80  80  85  87  94 
MCV1 90  92  98  97  97  97  73  71 
MCV2 68  68  72  81  73  88 
PCV3 48  48  48  48  48 
Pol3 80  81  87  91  95  99  86  70 
Rota_last 87  87  92  95  89 
YFV

Number of districts in the country 79  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% 32
From 80 to 89% 30
From 50 to 79% 35
Less than 50% 3
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
DTaPHibHepIPV 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
DTwP 4 years; Yes
DTwPHib 18 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 4, 6 months; Yes
HPV 10 years; +6 months; Yes
HepA 12, 18 months; Yes
HepB birth; Yes and adults in risk groups
IPV 2, 4, 6, 18 months; 4 years; Yes immunosuppressed
Influenza 6, 8 months; >60 years; Yes PW, HCW and risk groups
MMR 12, 18 months; Yes
MR >19 years; Yes CBAW, Postpartum and general population not vaccinated with MMR before.
OPV 2, 4, 6, 18 months; 4 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 12 months; Yes and risk groups
Pneumo_ps > 2 years; Yes in risk groups
Rabies Yes Post exposure
Rotavirus 2, 4 months; Yes
Td Yes general population and risk groups
Tdap 10 years; Yes And risk groups, postpartum and HCW
Varicella 15, 18 months; Yes outbreaks
VitaminA 1 year; Yes and postpartum
YF 1 year; No high risk areas

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  No  No  No  No 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2'019    2'015    2'010     
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 72  79  14  17  76  77  76 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 79  79  77  77  76  77  76 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 49  54  67  58  76  57  61 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 62  68  87  75  100  74  80 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 31  34  39  56  63  29  75 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 39  43  51  73  83  38  99 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  No  Yes  No  Yes     
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% 87  87  100  99  99  100  100 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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