The Gambia

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Total population (2015) 1,970,081
Birth cohort (2015) 83,011
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2015) 78,589
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2013) 49/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2013) 74/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.35
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2013) 500
Co-financing status (2015) Low-income
No. of districts/territories (2013) 6

Gavi support for Gambia

Type of support

Approvals

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

Commitments

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

Disbursements

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

% Disbursed

(31 Mar 2015)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Cash Support (CASHSUPP) $170,000 $195,000 $170,000 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) N/A
HepB mono (NVS) $455,977 $455,977 $455,977 100%
Hib mono (NVS) $410,021 $410,021 $410,021 100%
HPV Demo (NVS) $192,500 $192,500 $149,126 77%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $671,640 $671,640 $614,140 91%
Injection safety support (INS) $101,184 $101,184 $101,184 100%
IPV (NVS) $166,000 $358,000 $139,740 84%
Measles (NVS) $122,866 $154,866 $129,886 106%
Meningitis A - campaign (NVS) $788,739 $788,739 $788,739 100%
Meningitis A - operational costs (OPC) $727,500 $727,500 $727,500 100%
Penta (NVS) $4,034,870 $4,034,870 $3,859,368 96%
Pneumo (NVS) $6,873,930 $6,873,930 $7,361,414 107%
Rotavirus (NVS) $2,712,000 $3,494,000 $2,279,291 84%
Tetra DTP-Hib (NVS) $3,675,683 $3,675,683 $3,675,683 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $1,006,250 $1,006,250 $906,250 90%
Total $22,109,161 $23,140,161 $21,768,321

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

Download data for commitments, approvals & disbursements in XLS format

Gambia DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2013) 98%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2015) 1.03
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2013) 89.10%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2013) 86.20%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2013) 88%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2013) 100%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2013) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 96%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 96%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
11% 89%
$2,419,073 $19,249,245

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Gambia

26 June 2015

Cote d Ivoire - IPV launch

Enhanced polio protection to reach 650,000 Côte d’Ivoire children every year

Côte d’Ivoire is introducing the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunisation programme.

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.

04 February 2014

HPV vaccine with GAVI support

206,000 more girls to benefit from HPV vaccine with GAVI Alliance support

10 countries approved in latest round of HPV vaccine demonstration programmes.

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