WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2019 global summary

Last updated 15-July-2019 (data as of 1-July-2019)
Next overall update Winter 2019
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 1'7901 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 372
GDP / capita (US$): 3'0241 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 502

Population data in thousands3

  2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 14'439  14'237  14'030  13'815  13'587  11'881  10'432  7'409 
Births 443  450  459  467  474  376  375  338 
Surviving infants 426  432  440  446  451  351  353  314 
Pop. less than 5 years 2'196  2'253  2'279  2'259  2'236  1'692  1'753  1'481 
Pop. less than 15 years 6'122  6'064  5'986  5'878  5'765  4'998  4'769  3'681 
Female 15-49 years 7'011  6'904  6'811  6'733  6'643  5'867  4'802  3'078 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for Zimbabwe)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
 
Measles
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  1'483  13'728  23'650 
Mumps
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  18  14 
Pertussis
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  491  6'290 
Polio*
  32 
Rubella
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  1'130 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  16  16  134 
Tetanus (total)**
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  28  139 
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 Zimbabwe)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2014  90  DHS   78  95  95  95  98  99  82  74 
DTP1 2014  90  DHS   78  94  94  94  98  98  90 
DTP3 2014  83  DHS   78  89  89  90  96  91  77  78 
IPV1         
HepB_BD          90 
HepB3 2014  83  DHS   78  89  89  90  96  91  77 
Hib3 2014  83  DHS   78  89  89  90  96  91 
JapEnc         
MCV1          88  90  95  94  92  70  76 
MCV2          78  78  78 
MenA         
PCV1          94  94  95  97  98 
PCV2          90  91  91  96  94 
PCV3 2014  82  DHS   78  89  89  90  95  91 
Pol3 2014  82  DHS   78  89  89  90  96  92  70  78 
Rota1          94  94  95  97  94 
RotaC 2014  50  DHS   78  90  91  91  96  82 
RCV1          88  90  95 
TT2plus 2013  32  MICS   81  75  90  85  58  60  43 
PAB          74  87  70  74  64 
VAD1          65  64  49 
YFV         
* indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2020

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for Zimbabwe)
BCG
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  95  95  95  90  99  84  91 
DTP1
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  94  94  94  94  98  84  96 
DTP3
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  89  89  90  87  91  78  88 
HepB3
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  89  89  90  87  91  79 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  89  89  90  87  91 
IPV1
 
MCV1
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  88  90  95  86  92  75  87 
MCV2
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  78  78  63 
PCV3
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  89  89  90  87  91 
Pol3
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  89  89  90  88  92  78  89 
RCV1
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  88  90  95 
RotaC
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  90  91  91  87  48 

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

Number of districts in the country 63  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% 41
From 80 to 89% 52
From 50 to 79% 6
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2018 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTwP 18 months; Yes
DTwPHibHepB 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
HPV 10-14 years; Yes grade 5
IPV 14 weeks; Yes from April 2019
MR 9, 18 months; Yes
OPV 6, 10, 14 weeks; 18 months; Yes
Pneumo_conj 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
Rotavirus 6, 10 weeks; Yes
TT 1st contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +2 years; Yes pregnant women
Typhoid_conj 9 months; Yes from March 2020 - and subnational M6-Y45 during outbreak response
VitaminA 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36 months; Yes

Immunizaton indicators

Indicator Expected answer 2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012 

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  2016-2020  2016-2020  2015-2019  2012-2016  2012-2016 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 63  63  63  63  63  63  63 

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 63  63  63  63  63  63  63 
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 59  55  55  43  57  56  55 
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 94  87  87  68  90  89  87 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 15  10  23  35  34 
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 14  14  24  16  37  56  54 

Safety

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

% of Immunization expenditure financed, using Government funds? From 0 to 100% 23  23  31  41  30  36  14 

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 2019 World Bank Development Indicators Online", GDP per capita is PPP adjusted.
 2  UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (https://childmortality.org/data)  
 3  "United Nations, Population Division. The World Population Prospects - the 2019 revision". New York, 2019.
 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.