WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2017 global summary

Last updated 06-Sep-2017 (data as of 05-Sep-2017)
Next overall update 2018
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 3'9701 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 122
GDP / capita (US$): 11'3971 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 142

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 11'403  11'274  11'144  11'015  10'887  9'699  8'233  6'368 
Births 208  210  210  209  205  168  214  224 
Surviving infants 205  206  206  205  202  163  205  206 
Pop. less than 5 years 1'052  1'024  1'001  967  928  840  1'065  979 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'726  2'671  2'627  2'581  2'536  2'864  3'062  2'657 
Female 15-49 years 3'066  3'071  3'070  3'066  3'060  2'653  1'985  1'479 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Tunisia)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  16  15  16  48  47  547  225 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  145  88  68  4'106 
Polio*
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  15 
Rubella
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  19  25  17  15  615 
Rubella (CRS)
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  18 
Tetanus (neonatal)
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  13 
Tetanus (total)**
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  12  121 
Yellow fever
 
* Polio refers to all polio cases (indigenous or imported), including polio cases caused by vaccine derived polio viruses (VDPV). For disaggregated 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 Tunisia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2010  98  MICS   84  95  97  95  97  99  95  88  65 
DTP1 2010  99  MICS   84  96  98  98  99  99  94 
DTP4          97  98  98 
DTP3 2010  96  MICS   84  98  98  98  98  97  97  91  36 
HepB_BD          85  88  80  82  73 
IPV1          98  98 
HepB3 2010  92  MICS   84  98  98  98  98  97  88 
Hib3 2005  100  MICS     98  98  98  98  97 
JapEnc         
MCV1          96  98  98  94  96  85  88  65 
MCV2          97  98  95  98  96  98 
MenA         
PCV1         
PCV3         
PCV2         
Pol3 2010  94  MICS   84  98  98  98  98  97  97  91  37 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          96  98  98  94  96 
TT2plus 2010  12  MICS   84  91  96  90  90  95  32 
PAB          97  96  95  95  95 
VAD1         
YFV         
* indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid-July 2018

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Tunisia)
BCG
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  95  97  95  97  99  95  96 
DTP1
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  99  98  98  99  99  99  97 
DTP3
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  98  98  98  98  97  97  93 
HepB3
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  98  98  98  98  97  94 
HepB_BD
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  85  88  80  82  73 
Hib3
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  98  98  98  98  97 
IPV1
  98  98 
MCV1
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  96  98  98  94  96  95  93 
MCV2
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  97  98  95  98  96  98 
PCV3
 
Pol3
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  98  98  98  98  97  97  93 
RCV1
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  96  98  98  94  96 
RotaC
 

Click for WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for PAB time series.

Number of districts in the country 225  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% 95
From 80 to 89% 5
From 50 to 79% 0
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2016 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 2, 3, 6, 18 months; Yes for children who cannot receive the whole-cell pertussis
DTwP 18 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 3, 6 months; Yes
HepB birth; Yes
Influenza Yes Children and adults with chronic illness, Hajj and other travellers
IPV 6 months; Yes
MR 12, 18 months; 6, 12 years; Yes
OPV 2, 3, 6, 18 months; 6, 12, 18 years; Yes
Rubella Yes Post-partum
Td 7, 12, 18 years; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010 

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 2013-2017  2013-2017  2013-2018  2013-2018  2013-2018     
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number              

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 225  225  225  225  225  225  225 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 224  225  225  225  225  224  225 
% 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 185  176  189  191  164  154  177 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 82  78  84  85  73  68  79 

Safety

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

Finance

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 98  99    95  95  99   

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2017 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2016, data for 2015
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2017 revision". New York, 2017.
 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.