Congo (the)

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Congo
Total population (2017) 4,866,223
Birth cohort (2017) 170,683
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2017) 163,190
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 33/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 45/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2015) 3.00
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2015) 2,540
Co-financing group (2017) Accelerated transition
No. of districts/territories (2016) 41

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Gavi support for Congo

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2021 (US$)
(26 Sep 2017)

Commitments

2001-2021 (US$)
(26 Sep 2017)

Disbursements

2000-2017 (US$)
(26 Sep 2017)

% Disbursed

(26 Sep 2017)
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total $27,465,682 $27,500,821 $27,383,623
Graduation grant (GG) $377,671 $412,810 $377,671 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $4,419,990 $4,419,990 $3,894,973 88%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $1,665,000 $1,665,000 $1,665,000 100%
Injection Safety Devices (NVS) $69,000 $69,000 $87,837 127%
Injection safety support (INS) $224,534 $224,534 $224,534 100%
IPV (NVS) $467,087 $467,087 $384,207 82%
MR-Catch-up campaign (NVS) $746,000 $746,000 $757,746 102%
Penta (NVS) $7,846,759 $7,846,759 $8,102,721 103%
Pneumo (NVS) $7,042,651 $7,042,651 $7,427,691 105%
Rotavirus (NVS) $1,642,317 $1,642,317 $1,662,146 101%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $827,822 $827,822 $827,822 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $810,000 $810,000 $633,000 78%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $1,326,851 $1,326,851 $1,338,275 101%

Red line on table indicates duration of support based on commitments.
Commitments: Multi-year programme budgets endorsed in principle by the Gavi Board. These become financial commitments upon approval each year for the following calendar year.
Approvals: Total Approved for funding

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Congo DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2016)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2016) 73%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2017) 1.03
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2010) 72.30%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2010) 71.40%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2010) 72%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2016) 29%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2016) 10%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2016) 80%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
25% 75%
$6,795,178 $20,588,445

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Congo

15 June 2017

DRC: a nurse vaccinates a child

Gavi to help protect millions more children against polio

Gavi Board agrees to extend support for inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to 2020; new policy on fragile settings, emergencies and refugees also approved.

12 May 2017

Ebola

Gavi stands ready to support the DR Congo in its fight against Ebola

Gavi statement of support follows official confirmation of Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

10 November 2016

Tanzania

Measles jab saves over 20 million young lives in 15 years, but hundreds of children still die of the disease every day

Measles outbreaks in numerous countries – caused by gaps in routine immunisation and in mass vaccination campaigns – continue to be a serious challenge.

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