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

Last updated 15-July-2016 (15-July-2016)
Next overall update Fall 2016
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Development status: Least developed GNI / capita (US$): 9601 Infant (under 12 months) mortality rate: 602
GDP / capita (US$): 2'6981 Child (under 5 years) mortality rate: 932

Population data in thousands3

  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2000  1990  1980 
Total population 12'340  11'911  11'454  10'981  10'510  6'693  5'762  4'701 
Births 446  435  423  412  400  286  266  227 
Surviving infants 413  403  391  379  367  255  229  190 
Pop. less than 5 years 1'956  1'910  1'855  1'793  1'726  1'193  1'046  846 
Pop. less than 15 years 5'193  5'051  4'891  4'717  4'539  3'001  2'549  2'094 
Female 15-49 years 2'935  2'820  2'699  2'577  2'456  1'506  1'322  1'079 

Number of reported cases

(Click for retrospective incidence data for South Sudan)
Diphtheria
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Japanese encephalitis
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Measles
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  878  441  525  1'952  1'256 
Mumps
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Pertussis
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Polio*
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Rubella
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  47  20 
Rubella (CRS)
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Tetanus (neonatal)
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  25  48  45 
Tetanus (total)**
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  32 
Yellow fever
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  128 
* 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 South Sudan)
Vaccine year result method % card seen                                                
BCG 2011  75  EPI   51  58  61  64  73  57 
DTP1 2011  79  EPI   51  60  72  60  70  58 
DTP3 2011  55  EPI   51  50  58  56  68  46 
DTP4         
IPV1         
HepB_BD         
HepB3          55 
Hib3          55 
JapEnc         
MCV1          70  52  55  70  64 
MCV2         
PCV1         
PCV3         
Pol3 2011  59  EPI   51  55  58  56  68  46 
Rota1         
RotaC         
Rubella1         
TT2plus 2011  65  EPI   51  28  45  41  50  61 
PAB         
VAD1         
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

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BCG
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  43  46  52  62  75 
DTP1
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  49  49  57  71  79 
DTP3
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  31  39  45  59  61 
HepB3
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  31 
HepB_BD
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Hib3
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  31 
IPV1
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MCV1
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  20  22  30  52  62 
MCV2
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PAB
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PCV3
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Pol3
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  41  44  50  64  66 
RCV1
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RotaC
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Number of districts in the country 80  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% 23
From 80 to 89% 16
From 50 to 79% 18
Less than 50% 38
Proportion of districts
not reporting DTP3 coverage
5
DTP3 reported coverageDTP3 reported coverage

Immunization Schedule (2015 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 From September 2015
Measles 9 months; Yes
OPV birth; 6, 10, 14 weeks; Yes
TT First contact; +1, +6 months; +1, +1 year; Yes 15-49 years

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 2012-2016  2012-2016  2012- 2016  2012 to 2016       
Nº of districts with microplans that include activities to raise immunization coverage number 43  80  80  79       

System performance

Total Nº districts in country number 80  80  80  79       
Nº districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% number 20  18  33  36       
% of districts with DTP3 coverage >=80% From 0 to 100% 25  23  41  46       
Nº districts with measles (MCV1) coverage >=95% number 28  27  36  45       
% of districts with MCV1 coverage >=95% From 0 to 100% 35  34  45  57       

Safety

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

Finance

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

National Immunization Advisory Mechanism

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

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.