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

Last updated 15-July-2017 (data as of 11-July-2017)
Next overall update Fall-2017
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 9101 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 352
GDP / capita (US$): 2'6671 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 492

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 55'572  53'880  52'235  50'637  49'083  34'178  25'460  18'683 
Births 2'127  2'087  2'048  2'010  1'973  1'443  1'129  875 
Surviving infants 2'041  2'001  1'961  1'923  1'885  1'330  1'015  782 
Pop. less than 5 years 9'655  9'419  9'187  8'943  8'696  5'976  4'652  3'537 
Pop. less than 15 years 25'053  24'350  23'651  22'942  22'232  15'417  11'726  8'701 
Female 15-49 years 12'922  12'506  12'107  11'737  11'388  7'904  5'780  4'208 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for United Republic of Tanzania)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  33  30  88  185  1'668  14'649  14'920  63'100 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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  243  2'788 
Polio*
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  91 
Rubella
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  24  45  529  116  55 
Rubella (CRS)
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  41 
Tetanus (neonatal)
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  48  28  652 
Tetanus (total)**
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  28 
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 United Republic of Tanzania)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2014  96  DHS   84  99  99  99  99*  99*  86  85  72 
DTP1 2014  97  DHS   84  99  99  99  99*  99 
DTP3 2014  89  DHS   84  97  98  97  91  92  79  78  59 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2014  89  DHS   84  97  98  97  91  92 
Hib3 2014  89  DHS   84  97  98  97  91  92 
JapEnc         
MCV1          90  99  99  99  97  78  80  46 
MCV2          71  57  29 
MenA         
PCV1          99  99  99  94 
PCV2          98  98  98  86 
PCV3 2014  86  DHS   84  96  95  93  80 
Pol3 2014  83  DHS   84  93  96  97  91  90  64  78  57 
Rota1          99  99  99  95 
RotaC 2014  89  DHS   84  96  98  97  85 
RCV1          90  99  99 
TT2plus 2010  66  EPI   76  87  94  93  79  79  77  65  41 
PAB          79  79 
VAD1          81 
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 United Republic of Tanzania)
BCG
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  99  99  99  99  99  86  85  72 
DTP1
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  99  99  99  99  99  92  92  81 
DTP3
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  97  98  97  91  92  79  78  59 
HepB3
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  97  98  97  91  92 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  97  98  97  91  92 
IPV1
 
MCV1
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  90  99  99  99  97  78  80  46 
MCV2
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  71  57  29 
PCV3
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  96  95  93  80 
Pol3
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  93  96  97  91  90  64  78  57 
RCV1
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  90  99  99 
RotaC
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  96  98  97  85 
YFV
 

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

Number of districts in the country 179  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% 72
From 80 to 89% 20
From 50 to 79% 8
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
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HPV 9 years (2 doses); Yes From January 2018
MR 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV Birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
TT 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes CBAW and pregnant women

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  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2016-2020  2016-2020  2010-2015  2010-2015  2010-2014  2010-2015  2010 - 2014 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 74  36  173  145  129  129  61 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 179  173  173  145  129  129  129 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 164  159  154  115  112  106  102 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 92  92  89  79  87  82  79 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 68  119  114  89  71  52  48 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 38  69  66  61  55  40  37 

Safety

Has the country a vaccine adverse events review committee? Yes/No/NR/ND Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  No  No  No 
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% 24  56  21  22     

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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.