The Gambia

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Gambia
Total population (2017) 2,120,418
Birth cohort (2017) 86,486
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2017) 82,767
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 48/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 69/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2015) 2.93
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2014) 460
Co-financing group (2017) Initial self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2015) 7

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Gavi support for Gambia

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2021 (US$)
(25 Apr 2017)

Commitments

2001-2021 (US$)
(25 Apr 2017)

Disbursements

2000-2017 (US$)
(25 Apr 2017)

% Disbursed

(25 Apr 2017)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total $28,114,896 $31,257,616 $26,305,042
Cash Support (CASHSUPP) $195,000 $195,000 $195,000 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) N/A
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $1,574,306 $4,717,026
HepB mono (NVS) $455,977 $455,977 $455,977 100%
Hib mono (NVS) $410,021 $410,021 $410,021 100%
HPV Demo (NVS) $282,258 $282,258 $282,132 100%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $671,640 $671,640 $614,140 91%
Injection Safety Devices (NVS) $25,500 $25,500 $33,721 132%
Injection safety support (INS) $101,184 $101,184 $101,184 100%
IPV (NVS) $136,745 $136,745 $136,745 100%
Measles (NVS) $139,910 $139,910 $146,142 104%
Measles-Rubella (NVS) $629,937 $629,937 $629,937 100%
Meningitis A - campaign (NVS) $788,739 $788,739 $788,739 100%
Meningitis A - operational costs (OPC) $727,500 $727,500 $727,500 100%
MR - Operational costs (OPC) $521,500 $521,500 $521,500 100%
Penta (NVS) $4,463,492 $4,463,492 $4,400,890 99%
Pneumo (NVS) $9,027,624 $9,027,624 $9,321,424 103%
Product Switch Grant (PSG) $30,000 $30,000 $29,999 100%
Rotavirus (NVS) $3,151,630 $3,151,630 $2,928,058 93%
Tetra DTP-Hib (NVS) $3,675,683 $3,675,683 $3,675,683 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $1,106,250 $1,106,250 $906,250 82%

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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Gambia DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2015)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2015) 97%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2017) 1.03
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2012) 89.10%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2012) 86.20%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2012) 88%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2015) 100%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2015) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2015) 97%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
12% 88%
$3,095,573 $23,209,469

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Gambia

25 April 2017

Central African Republic, a mother and her two children.

Central African Republic: mother spreads word about meningitis A vaccine

Izimili Raude knows that her community must rely on vaccines, not miracles, to spare children from a deadly disease.

14 October 2016

Benin LOGIVAC

Africa takes second “step” toward strengthening supply chain management

New Strategic Training Executive Programme opens at Benin’s LOGIVAC+ Centre, 12 months after similar course offered in Rwanda

27 July 2016

First Sudanese child to receive Meningitis A vaccine as part of routine immunization.

Sudan: first to introduce life-saving meningitis A vaccine into routine immunization

Children in Sudan are set to become the first in the Meningitis belt to benefit from the introduction of Meningitis A vaccine into a routine immunization programme.

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