Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (the)

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Total population (2015) 25,155,326
Birth cohort (2015) 360,970
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2015) 353,847
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2013) 22/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2013) 27/1000
No. of districts/territories (2013) 209

Gavi support for DPR Korea

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2020 (US$)
(31 May 2015)

Commitments

2001-2020 (US$)
(31 May 2015)

Disbursements

2000-2015 (US$)
(31 May 2015)

% Disbursed

(31 May 2015)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $4,360,000 $4,360,000 $4,360,000 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $11,130,716 $26,039,481 $3,122,602 28%
HepB mono (NVS) $2,043,505 $2,043,505 $2,043,505 100%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $2,222,971 $2,222,971 $2,222,971 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $743,726 $743,726 $743,726 100%
IPV (NVS) $1,797,630 $2,503,630 $690,495 38%
Measles (NVS) $938,383 $938,383 $982,252 105%
Penta (NVS) $8,887,838 $8,887,838 $10,260,972 115%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $6,552,614 $6,552,614 $6,552,614 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $616,297 $616,297 $615,275 100%
Total $39,293,680 $54,908,445 $31,594,411

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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DPR Korea DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2013) 93%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2015) 1.05
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2008) 92%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2013) 100%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2013) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 99%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 99%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
35% 65%
$11,064,572 $20,529,835

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to DPR Korea

18 September 2014

Nepal IPV

Nepal becomes first country to introduce IPV with Gavi support

Nepal is one of 25 countries who have received approval to begin using IPV with Gavi support. Afghanistan and Pakistan are also planning to introduce IPV by end of next year.

03 December 2012

DPR Korea introduces pentavalent vaccine

In July 2012, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) introduced pentavalent vaccine with support from the GAVI Alliance. Children in DPR Korea will benefit from protection against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease in addition to continuing protection from four other childhood killers as the country introduces the five-in-one pentavalent vaccine into its routine immunisation programme.

28 November 2012

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