Eritrea

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Total population (2016) 5,351,668
Birth cohort (2016) 175,675
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2016) 168,681
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 34/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 47/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 2.21
Co-financing status (2016) Initial self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2014) 58

Gavi support for Eritrea

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Apr 2016)

Commitments

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Apr 2016)

Disbursements

2000-2016 (US$)
(30 Apr 2016)

% Disbursed

(30 Apr 2016)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $2,778,000 $2,778,000 $2,778,000 100%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $436,540 $436,540 $436,540 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $148,029 $148,029 $148,029 100%
IPV (NVS) $460,000 $698,000 $149,819 33%
Measles (NVS) $240,420 $240,420 $252,613 105%
Penta (NVS) $6,657,473 $6,657,473 $7,120,286 107%
Pneumo (NVS) $2,860,191 $2,860,191 $2,652,325 93%
Rotavirus (NVS) $1,257,351 $1,257,351 $1,356,866 108%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $2,312,677 $2,312,677 $2,312,677 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 100%
Total $17,750,679 $17,988,679 $17,807,155

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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Eritrea DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2014) 94%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2016) 1.05
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2001) 81.60%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2001) 84.20%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2007) 98%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2014) 36%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2014) 12%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014) 96%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
22% 78%
$3,862,568 $13,844,583

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Eritrea

22 February 2016

Gavi item

Meningitis A nearly eliminated in Africa through vaccination

Joint press release first published by WHO and PATH, joint founders of the Meningitis Vaccine Project.

03 December 2012

MenAfriVac

100 millionth person receives lifesaving meningitis vaccine

A revolutionary meningitis vaccine will reach the 100 millionth person this week in a region of Africa that has been plagued by deadly epidemics for more than a century. The milestone will take place in northern Nigeria, part of Africa’s “meningitis belt’, where the country is conducting its second seasonal immunisation campaign against the disease.

05 October 2012

Tanzania rotavirus rollout Sister Moshi

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