Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)

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Lao PDR
Total population (2017) 7,037,504
Birth cohort (2017) 179,023
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2017) 172,069
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 51/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 67/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2015) 3.29
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2015) 1,740
Co-financing group (2017) Accelerated transition
No. of districts/territories (2015) 148

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Gavi support for Lao PDR

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2021 (US$)
(20 Dec 2016)

Commitments

2001-2021 (US$)
(20 Dec 2016)

Disbursements

2000-2016 (US$)
(20 Dec 2016)

% Disbursed

(20 Dec 2016)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total $35,345,540 $36,696,838 $31,206,717
Cash Support (CASHSUPP) $196,500 $221,500 $196,500 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $438,500 $438,500 $438,500 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $4,389,698 $4,389,698 $3,996,128 91%
Health system strengthening (HSS 3) $3,555,846 $4,882,144 $930,774 26%
HepB mono (NVS) $82,855 $82,855 $82,855 100%
HPV Demo (NVS) $564,181 $564,181 $592,698 105%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $1,431,200 $1,431,200 $1,431,200 100%
Injection Safety Devices (NVS) $50,500 $50,500
Injection safety support (INS) $255,505 $255,505 $255,505 100%
IPV (NVS) $900,351 $900,351 $518,340 58%
JEV (NVS) $625,592 $625,592 $625,592 100%
JEV - Operational costs (OPC) $1,047,500 $1,047,500 $1,047,500 100%
Penta (NVS) $8,815,908 $8,815,908 $8,808,735 100%
Pneumo (NVS) $8,352,790 $8,352,790 $7,643,776 92%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $3,837,114 $3,837,114 $3,837,114 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $801,500 $801,500 $801,500 100%

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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Lao PDR DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2015)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2015) 89%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2017) 1.05
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2010) 52.00%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2010) 53.10%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2014) 81%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2015) 78%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2015) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2015) 88%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
29% 71%
$8,947,607 $22,109,107

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Lao PDR

30 June 2016

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Gavi Board reappoints WHO's Flavia Bustreo as vice-chair

Board also confirms appointment of four new members and two alternates.

21 April 2015

Laos

Mobile phones help vaccines reach every child in Laos

In Vientiane, text messages don’t just close the communications gap. They are also closing the immunisation coverage gap.

01 April 2015

Lao PDR to protect more than 1.5 million children from Japanese encephalitis

Lao PDR to protect more than 1.5 million children from Japanese encephalitis

Gavi supports national campaign to prevent mosquito-borne disease.

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