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: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 342
GDP / capita (US$): 1 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 422

Population data in thousands3

  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 27'584  26'916  26'246  25'576  24'910  17'875  12'057  8'120 
Births 872  867  861  852  842  707  639  451 
Surviving infants 834  829  821  813  802  656  582  392 
Pop. less than 5 years 4'075  4'017  3'961  3'896  3'824  3'151  2'603  1'710 
Pop. less than 15 years 11'105  10'920  10'742  10'555  10'367  8'687  6'256  4'021 
Female 15-49 years 6'874  6'674  6'472  6'273  6'077  3'764  2'468  1'749 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Yemen)
Diphtheria
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  555 
Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  143  468  815  400  2'177  18'020 
Mumps
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  3'837  5'081 
Pertussis
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  2'529  4'699  15'332 
Polio*
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  722 
Rubella
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  56  162  1'598  706  199 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  117  66  80  174 
Tetanus (total)**
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  117  66  115  405 
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 Yemen)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2012  68  DHS   47  73  47  73  69  64  82  99* 
DTP1 2012  77  DHS   47  88  89  94  94  89  88 
DTP3 2012  60  DHS   47  86  84  88  88  82  76  89 
DTP4         
IPV1          76  12 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2012  60  DHS   47  86  84  88  88  82  15 
Hib3 2012  60  DHS   47  86  84  88  88  82 
JapEnc         
MCV1          78  75  75  78  71  71  74 
MCV2          57  49  53  55  48 
MenA         
PCV1          88  89  93  94  88 
PCV2          86  86  89  90  83 
PCV3          86  84  88  88  82 
Pol3 2012  59  DHS   47  86  84  88  88  82  76  89 
Rota1          78  73  79  79  35 
RotaC          74  67  72  71  23 
RCV1          78  75 
TT2plus 2012  DHS   47  19  16  18  18  13  31  15 
PAB         
VAD1          52  48  59  60  49 
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 Yemen)
BCG
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  73  47  73  71  64  82  95 
DTP1
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  76  77  82  82  77  88  94  18 
DTP3
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  71  69  73  73  67  74  84 
HepB3
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  71  69  73  73  67  14 
HepB_BD
 
Hib3
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  71  69  73  73  67 
IPV1
  61  12 
MCV1
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  70  67  67  70  63  70  69 
MCV2
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  49  41  45  47  40 
PCV3
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  71  69  73  73  67 
Pol3
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  65  63  67  67  68  74  84 
RCV1
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  70  67 
RotaC
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  59  52  57  56  23 

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

Number of districts in the country 333  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
98 
   
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Greater or equal to 90% 40
From 80 to 89% 24
From 50 to 79% 28
Less than 50% 8
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
IPV 14 weeks; Yes
MR 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; 9, 18 months; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
TT 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes
VitaminA 9, 18 months; 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  Yes  Yes 
What years does the MYP cover? number 2016-2020  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2006-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 333  321  321  306  321  306  306 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 333  333  333  333  333  333  333 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 214  213  256  255  194  189  249 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 64  64  77  77  58  57  75 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 50  49  30  36  22  24  20 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 15  15  11 

Safety

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

Finance

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 22  17  33  37  43 

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.