Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)

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Total population (2015) 6,802,007
Birth cohort (2015) 179,042
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2015) 171,480
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 (2012) 3.28
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2014) 1,600
Co-financing status (2016) Preparatory transition
No. of districts/territories (2014) 148

Gavi support for Lao PDR

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Nov 2015)

Commitments

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Nov 2015)

Disbursements

2000-2015 (US$)
(30 Nov 2015)

% Disbursed

(30 Nov 2015)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
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) $3,554,588 $3,554,588 $3,554,588 100%
HepB mono (NVS) $82,855 $82,855 $82,855 100%
HPV Demo (NVS) $567,522 $567,522 $585,201 103%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $1,431,200 $1,431,200 $1,431,200 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $255,505 $255,505 $255,505 100%
IPV (NVS) $573,500 $899,500 $181,191 32%
JEV (NVS) $778,500 $778,500 $625,592 80%
JEV - Operational costs (OPC) $1,047,500 $1,047,500 $1,047,500 100%
Penta (NVS) $7,927,408 $7,927,408 $7,930,990 100%
Pneumo (NVS) $7,249,227 $7,249,227 $5,646,242 78%
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%
Total $28,741,420 $29,092,420 $26,614,479

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 (2014)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2014) 88%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2015) 1.05
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2012) 52.00%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2012) 53.10%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2012) 53%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2014) 79%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2014) 1%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014) 87%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
29% 71%
$7,575,293 $18,889,184

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Lao PDR

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.

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.

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