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$): 1'5701 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 352
GDP / capita (US$): 3'0641 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 472

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 190  186  182  178  175  137  114  95 
Births
Surviving infants
Pop. less than 5 years 30  29  29  28  28  22  20  19 
Pop. less than 15 years 81  80  78  77  75  61  54  45 
Female 15-49 years 45  44  43  43  42  32  23  19 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Sao Tome and Principe)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  10  519 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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Polio*
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Rubella
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Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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  12 
Yellow fever
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* 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 Sao Tome and Principe)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2012  97  MICS   92  97  95  97  99  99  81  99* 
DTP1 2012  97  MICS   92  98  98  99*  98  98 
DTP3 2012  95  MICS   92  96  95  97  96  96  82  92 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD          91  95 
HepB3 2012  95  MICS   92  96  95  97  96  96 
Hib3 2012  95  MICS   92  96  95  97  96  96 
JapEnc         
MCV1          93  92  91  92  91  69  71 
MCV2          76  71 
PCV1          98  98  99  64 
PCV3 2012  85  MICS   92  96  95  97 
Pol3 2012  90  MICS   92  96  95  97  96  96  87  90 
Rota1         
RotaC         
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2013  55  MICS   92  92  91  90  92  90  75  65 
PAB         
VAD1          90  83  78  91  90 
YFV 2012  90  MICS   92  93  92  91  92  91 
° 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 Sao Tome and Principe)
BCG
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  97  95  97  99  99  81  99 
DTP1
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  98  98  99  98  98  89  97 
DTP3
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  96  95  97  96  96  82  92 
HepB3
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  96  95  97  96  96 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  96  95  97  96  96 
IPV1
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MCV1
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  93  92  91  92  91  69  71 
MCV2
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  76  71 
PAB
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  99  99  99  99  99 
PCV3
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  96  95  97 
Pol3
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  96  95  97  96  96  87  90 
RCV1
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RotaC
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YFV
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  93  92  91  92  91 

Number of districts in the country 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% 100
From 80 to 89% 0
From 50 to 79% 0
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
HPV 10 years; Yes From October 2016
HepB birth; Yes HepB positive mothers
IPV 14 weeks; Yes From April 2016
MR 9 months; Yes From October 2016
Measles 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; 18 months; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10, 14 weeks; From April 2016
Td 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +2 years; Yes Pregnant women
VitaminA 6, 12, 18, 24, 30,36 months; Yes and postpartum
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 2016-2020  2012-2016  2012-2016  2012-2016  2012-2016  2008-2012  2008-2012 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 100  100  100  100  100  100  100 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 71  43  29  43  29 

Safety

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

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 75  77  89  75  84  83   

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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