WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2016 global summary

Last updated 27-May-2016 (Data received as of 20-May-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
2015 data are provisionary
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Development status: Developing GNI / capita (US$): 43'4801 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 62
GDP / capita (US$): 63'4971 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 72

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 9'157  9'086  9'040  8'953  8'735  3'050  1'811  1'017 
Births 98  98  98  96  94  51  47  29 
Surviving infants 98  98  97  96  94  51  46  28 
Pop. less than 5 years 491  490  486  476  456  260  224  130 
Pop. less than 15 years 1'276  1'259  1'244  1'223  1'181  778  555  285 
Female 15-49 years 1'649  1'622  1'598  1'569  1'524  562  316  152 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for United Arab Emirates (the))
Diphtheria
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  20 
Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  347  344  132  69  1'187  2'796 
Mumps
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  354  377  732 
Pertussis
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  18  61  37  96  228 
Polio*
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  48 
Rubella
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  177  14  30  52 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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Tetanus (total)**
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  14 
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 Arab Emirates (the))
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 1994  97  FHS   72  96  90  94  94  98  15 
DTP1 1994  93  FHS   72  99*  99*  99*  99*  96 
DTP3 1994  85  FHS   72  99*  99*  99*  99*  94  11 
DTP4          99*  31 
IPV1          99*  99* 
HepB_BD          96  91  96  96  98 
HepB3 1994  76  FHS   72  99*  99*  99*  99*  92 
Hib3          99*  99*  99*  99*  92 
JapEnc         
MCV1          99*  99*  99*  99*  94  34 
MCV2          99*  99*  92 
PCV1          99*  99*  99*  99* 
PCV3          99*  99*  99*  99* 
Pol3 1994  86  FHS   72  99*  99*  99*  99*  94  11 
Rota1          99*  99* 
RotaC          99*  82 
Rubella1          99* 
TT2plus         
PAB         
VAD1         
YFV         
° indicates that more than 1 survey occurred that year.  * indicates the country reported above 100% coverage.

  Next update: Mid July 2016

WHO-UNICEF estimates6

  (Click for full retrospective WHO-UNICEF coverage estimates data for United Arab Emirates (the))
BCG
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  90  94  94  96  98  96  15 
DTP1
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  94  94  94  94  96  95  32 
DTP3
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  94  94  94  94  94  85  11 
HepB3
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  94  94  94  94  92 
HepB_BD
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  91  96  96  97  98 
Hib3
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  94  94  94  94  92 
MCV1
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  94  94  94  94  94  80  34 
MCV2
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  94  94  94  94  92 
PCV3
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  94  94  94  94 
Pol3
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  94  94  94  94  94  85  11 
RotaC
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  56 

Number of districts in the country 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% 100
From 80 to 89% 0
From 50 to 79% 0
Less than 50% 0
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
0
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 or latest available)

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Vaccine Schedule Entire country Comment
BCG birth; Yes
DTPHibHep 6 months; Yes
DTaP 5-6 years; Yes
DTaPHib 18 months; Yes
DTaPHibHepIPV 2, 4 months; Yes
HepA Yes high risk groups
HepB_Adult 1st contact; +1, +6 months; Yes and high risk groups
HepB_Pediatric birth; Yes
Influenza < 5 years; elderly; Yes Haj, Omrah pilgrims and risk group
MMR 12, 18 months; 5-6 years; Yes
MenACWY Yes Haj and Omra and risk groups
OPV 4, 6, 18 months; 5-6 years; Yes
Pneumo_conj 2, 4, 6, 18 months; Yes
Pneumo_ps Yes high risk groups
Rotavirus 2, 4 months; Yes
Td 15-16 years; Yes
Typhoid Yes high risk groups and travellers
Varicella 12 months; Yes and risk groups
YF Yes high risk groups

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 
What years does the MYP cover? number     5 YR        3 years 
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number      

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number      
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number        
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 75    100        100 
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number          
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 75    100         

Safety

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

Finance

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

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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