Democratic Republic of the Congo (the)

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Congo Democratic Republic of the
Total population (2017) 82,242,537
Birth cohort (2017) 3,351,364
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2017) 3,127,787
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 75/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 98/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2015) 3.00
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2015) 410
Co-financing group (2017) Initial self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2016) 518

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Gavi support for Congo Democratic Republic of the

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2021 (US$)
(23 Aug 2017)

Commitments

2001-2021 (US$)
(23 Aug 2017)

Disbursements

2000-2017 (US$)
(23 Aug 2017)

% Disbursed

(23 Aug 2017)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total $737,043,850 $875,769,563 $701,971,603
Civil Society Organisation support (CSO) $9,767,601 $9,767,601 $9,867,601 101%
Cold Chain Equipment Optimisation Platform (CCEOP) $13,357,326 $13,357,326
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $56,814,000 $56,814,000 $56,814,000 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $111,302,940 $144,991,152 $83,667,540 75%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $25,807,280 $25,807,280 $25,807,280 100%
Injection Safety Devices (NVS) $1,529,500 $4,170,000 $1,856,428 121%
Injection safety support (INS) $2,713,931 $2,713,931 $2,713,931 100%
IPV (NVS) $9,880,227 $9,880,227 $9,393,338 95%
Measles SIA (NVS) $11,710,012 $11,710,012 $11,710,012 100%
Measles SIA - Operational costs (OPC) $20,274,500 $20,274,500 $20,274,500 100%
Meningitis A - campaign (NVS) $13,744,023 $13,744,023 $13,744,023 100%
Meningitis A - operational costs (OPC) $11,645,500 $11,645,500 $11,645,500 100%
Penta (NVS) $170,863,055 $192,096,055 $169,394,907 99%
Pneumo (NVS) $226,328,563 $299,865,063 $233,038,003 103%
Product Switch Grant (PSG) $823,925 $823,925 $823,513 100%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $10,357,601 $10,357,601 $10,357,601 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $5,070,500 $5,070,500 $5,070,500 100%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $35,053,366 $42,680,866 $35,792,926 102%

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 Democratic Republic of the DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2016)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2016) 92%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2017) 1.03
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2012) 60.00%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2012) 61.10%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2012) 61%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2016) 83%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2016) 1%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2016) 77%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
31% 69%
$216,684,365 $485,287,238

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Congo Democratic Republic of the

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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