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: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 9101 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 722
GDP / capita (US$): 2'6671 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 982

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 53'470  51'823  50'213  48'646  47'123  33'992  25'458  18'685 
Births 2'064  2'026  1'988  1'951  1'914  1'431  1'128  875 
Surviving infants 1'996  1'955  1'916  1'876  1'836  1'314  1'011  782 
Pop. less than 5 years 9'398  9'155  8'896  8'631  8'377  5'908  4'641  3'537 
Pop. less than 15 years 24'168  23'445  22'709  21'975  21'262  15'284  11'713  8'702 
Female 15-49 years 12'306  11'917  11'555  11'212  10'873  7'815  5'773  4'208 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for United Republic of Tanzania)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  30  88  185  1'668  1'622  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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  45  529  116  55  18 
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
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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 United Republic of Tanzania)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2013  98  CES   84  99  99  99*  99*  99*  86  85  72 
DTP1 2013  98  CES   84  99  99  99*  99  98 
DTP3 2013  97  CES   84  98  97  91  92  92  79  78  59 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2013  97  CES   84  98  97  91  92  92 
Hib3 2013  97  CES   84  98  97  91  92  92 
JapEnc         
MCV1          99  99  99  97  95  78  80  46 
MCV2          57  29 
PCV1          99  99  94 
PCV3 2013  94  CES   84  95  93  80 
Pol3 2013  95  CES   84  96  97  91  90  91  64  78  57 
Rota1          99  99  95 
RotaC 2013  94  CES   84  98  97  85 
RCV1          99  99 
TT2plus 2010  66  EPI   76  94  93  79  79  76  77  65  41 
PAB         
VAD1          81 
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 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  96  92  92  81 
DTP3
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  98  97  91  92  90  79  78  59 
HepB3
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  98  97  91  92  90 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  98  97  91  92  90 
IPV1
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MCV1
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  99  99  99  97  93  78  80  46 
MCV2
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  57  29 
PAB
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  90  88  88  88  88  79  77  37 
PCV3
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  95  93  80 
Pol3
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  96  97  91  90  88  64  78  57 
RCV1
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  99  99 
RotaC
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  98  97  85 
YFV
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Number of districts in the country 173  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% 82
From 80 to 89% 10
From 50 to 79% 8
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
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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 9 years (2 doses); No
IPV 14 weeks; Yes From April 2017
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 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  2010-2015  2010-2015  2010-2014  2010-2015  2010 - 2014  2010 -2014 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 36  173  145  129  129  61  61 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 173  173  145  129  129  129  129 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 159  154  115  112  106  102  91 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 92  89  79  87  82  79  71 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 119  114  89  71  52  48  46 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 69  66  61  55  40  37  36 

Safety

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

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 56  21  22      21 

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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.