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$): 1 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 482
GDP / capita (US$): 1 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 632

Population data in thousands3

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 7'476  7'321  7'167  7'013  6'859  5'379  4'158  3'215 
Births 213  212  210  209  207  188  146  127 
Surviving infants 203  202  200  199  197  177  136  117 
Pop. less than 5 years 991  987  982  975  963  840  635  556 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'810  2'783  2'754  2'720  2'679  2'165  1'756  1'456 
Female 15-49 years 1'872  1'824  1'776  1'731  1'688  1'324  988  712 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Papua New Guinea)
Diphtheria 15 
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 2'299  12  7'135  4'575  12'125 
Mumps
Pertussis 3'188  6'472  4'625  4'949  2'280  2'084  2'693 
Polio* 22 
Rubella 84  33  19 
Rubella (CRS)
Tetanus (neonatal) 27  32  56  32  138 
Tetanus (total)** 27  32  56  32  138  115  68 
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 Papua New Guinea)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2004  90     93  81  88  84  83  80  81  92  62 
DTP1 2004  88     93  87  88  85  83  84  84  97 
DTP3 2004  71     93  62  68  63  61  70  59  68  32 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD          31  37  35  31  35  24 
HepB3 2004  73     93  62  68  63  61  89  57  20 
Hib3          62  68  63  61  70 
JapEnc         
MCV1          65  70  67  60  59  62  66 
MCV2          53 
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2004  69     93  53  69  70  58  70  47  68  29 
Rota1         
Rota_last         
Rubella1         
TT2plus          50  67  59  51  50  10  81  50 
PAB         
VAD1          57  52  18 
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 Papua New Guinea)
BCG 81  88  84  83  79  81  92  62 
DTP1 87  88  85  83  80  84  97  57 
DTP3 62  68  63  61  56  59  68  32 
HepB3 62  68  63  61  56  57  20 
HepB_BD 31  37  35  31  31 
Hib3 62  68  63  61  56 
MCV1 65  70  67  60  55  62  67 
MCV2
PAB 70  65  70  61  61  24  78  45 
PCV3
Pol3 53  69  70  58  61  47  68  29 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 89  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
77 
   
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Greater or equal to 90% 16
From 80 to 89% 4
From 50 to 79% 28
Less than 50% 52
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
DTwPHibHepB 1, 2, 3 months; Yes
HepB birth; Yes
IPV 3 months; Yes From 2015
MR 9, 18 months; Yes From 2015
Measles 6, 9 months; Yes
OPV 1, 2, 3 months; Yes
Pneumo_conj 1, 2, 3 months; Yes
TT 7, 13 years; Yes
VitaminA 6, 12 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 2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2006-2010  2006-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 89  89  89  89  80  89  89 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 89  89  89  89  89  89  89 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 18  28  35  30  20  30  11 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 20  31  39  34  22  34  12 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 15  23  27  19 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 17  26  30  21 

Safety

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

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 54  25  40  80  75  70  50 

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.