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

Last updated 1-December 2016 (data as of 18-November-2016)
Next overall update June 2017
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 3'9701 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 32
GDP / capita (US$): 11'3971 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 32

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 11'254  11'130  11'006  10'881  10'759  9'699  8'233  6'368 
Births 202  202  201  198  195  168  214  224 
Surviving infants 198  198  197  195  191  163  205  206 
Pop. less than 5 years 982  966  943  915  887  840  1'065  979 
Pop. less than 15 years 2'628  2'593  2'557  2'524  2'498  2'864  3'062  2'657 
Female 15-49 years 3'077  3'076  3'071  3'062  3'049  2'653  1'985  1'479 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Tunisia)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  16  15  16  48  11  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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  25  17  15  615  1'075 
Rubella (CRS)
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  18 
Tetanus (neonatal)
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  13 
Tetanus (total)**
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  12  121 
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 Tunisia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2010  98  MICS   84  97  95  97  99  98  95  88  65 
DTP1 2010  99  MICS   84  98  98  99  99  98  94 
DTP3 2010  96  MICS   84  98  98  98  97  98  97  91  36 
DTP4          98  98 
IPV1          98 
HepB_BD          88  80  82  73  80 
HepB3 2010  92  MICS   84  98  98  98  97  98  88 
Hib3 2005  100  MICS     98  98  98  97  43 
JapEnc         
MCV1          98  98  94  96  96  85  88  65 
MCV2          98  95  98  96  96  98 
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2010  94  MICS   84  98  98  98  97  98  97  91  37 
Rota1         
RotaC         
RCV1          98  98  94  96  92 
TT2plus 2010  12  MICS   84  96  90  90  95  93  32 
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
° 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 Tunisia)
BCG
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  97  95  97  99  98  95  96 
DTP1
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  98  98  99  99  98  99  97 
DTP3
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  98  98  98  97  98  97  93 
HepB3
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  98  98  98  97  98  94 
HepB_BD
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  88  80  82  73  80 
Hib3
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  98  98  98  97  43 
IPV1
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  98 
MCV1
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  98  98  94  96  96  95  93 
MCV2
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  98  95  98  96  96  98 
PAB
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  96  96  96  96  96  68  40 
PCV3
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Pol3
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  98  98  98  97  98  97  93 
RCV1
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  98  98  94  96 
RotaC
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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 (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DT 18 months; Yes
DTwP 18 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 2, 3, 6 months; Yes
HepB birth; Yes
IPV 6 months; Yes
Influenza Yes Children and adults with chronic illness, Hajj and other travellers
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 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  No  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2013-2017  2013-2018  2013-2018  2013-2018      2007-2011 
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 225  225  225  225  224  225  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 176  189  191  164  154  177  192 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 78  84  85  73  68  79  85 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND 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

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

Sources

 1  "The 2016 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 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.