WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2015 global summary

Last updated 28-May-2015 (Data received as of 22-May-2015)
Next overall update July 2015
2014 data are provisional
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 1'4801 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 562
GDP / capita (US$): 3'1811 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 882

Population data in thousands3

  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 15'021  14'539  14'075  13'634  13'217  10'101  7'845  5'847 
Births 642  625  608  591  575  459  344  271 
Surviving infants 602  585  568  550  534  412  305  244 
Pop. less than 5 years 2'750  2'656  2'566  2'484  2'417  1'866  1'397  1'123 
Pop. less than 15 years 6'982  6'777  6'575  6'382  6'200  4'619  3'601  2'771 
Female 15-49 years 3'461  3'336  3'217  3'104  2'997  2'311  1'775  1'273 

Number of reported case

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Zambia)
Diphtheria 12 
Japanese encephalitis
Measles 35  896  13'234  15'754  30'930  6'748  98'659 
Mumps 6'213 
Pertussis 200  21'232 
Polio* 79  276 
Rubella 74  183  134  1'124  13 
Rubella (CRS) 10 
Tetanus (neonatal) 130  57 
Tetanus (total)** 193  57  409 
Yellow fever
* 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 Zambia)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2013  95  DHS   80  95  82  83  88  93  99*  97 
DTP1 2013  96  DHS   80  96  86  86  87  92  93 
DTP3 2013  86  DHS   80  86  79  78  81  84  76  71 
HepB_BD         
HepB3 2013  86  DHS   80  86  79  78  81  84 
Hib3 2013  86  DHS   80  86  79  78  81  84 
JapEnc         
MCV          85  80  95  83  97  85  68 
MCV2          33 
PCV1          89 
PCV3          77 
Pol3 2013  78  DHS   80  78  74  70  83  81  79  70 
Rota1          80 
Rota_last          73 
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2013  30  DHS   80  74  74  71  74  72  61 
PAB         
VAD1          99*  99*  59  99* 
YFV         
  ° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year

  Next update: July 2015

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Zambia)
BCG 82  83  88  92  94  97 
DTP1 86  86  87  92  94  97 
DTP3 79  78  81  83  85  91 
HepB3 79  78  81  83 
HepB_BD
Hib3 79  78  81  83 
MCV 80  82  83  96  85  90 
MCV2
PAB 81  81  81  90  78  62 
PCV3
Pol3 74  70  83  80  85  90 
Rota_last

Number of districts in the country 74  Proportion of
districts reporting
DTP3 coverage:
% of coverage reports received at national
level vs number of reports expected
96 
   
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Greater or equal to 90% 51
From 80 to 89% 31
From 50 to 79% 18
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
 

Immunization Schedule (2014 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Measles 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
Td 1st contact pregnancy; +1, +1, +6 months; +1, +1 years; Yes pregnant women and CBAW
VitaminA 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36 months; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008 

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 2012-2016  2012-2016  2011-2015  2011-2015  2011-2015  2010 - 2014  2006-2010 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number   105  72  72  72  72   

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 74  74  72  72  72  72  72 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 61  39  50  45  49  62  55 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 82  53  69  63  68  86  76 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 25  15  37  25  42  32  23 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 34  20  51  35  58  44  32 

Safety

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

Finance

Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 33  69    69       

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

Sources

 1  "The 2013 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  World Health Statistics 2013, data for 2012
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2012 revision". New York, 2013.
 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.