Nepal

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Total population (2015) 28,513,626
Birth cohort (2015) 577,202
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2015) 560,591
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 29/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 36/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.29
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2014) 730
Co-financing status (2016) Initial self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2014) 75

Gavi support for Nepal

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 2018 2019
Cash support (CASHSUPP) $199,000 $224,000 $199,000 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $8,667,000 $8,667,000 $8,667,000 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $14,483,745 $14,483,745 $14,483,745 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 3) $15,660,000 $36,540,000
HepB mono (NVS) $1,870,980 $1,870,980 $1,870,980 100%
HPV Demo (NVS) $303,500 $303,500 $167,174 55%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $3,312,520 $3,312,520 $3,312,520 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $1,151,893 $1,151,893 $1,151,893 100%
IPV (NVS) $3,530,307 $3,530,307 $2,822,488 80%
JEV (NVS) $1,921,000 $1,921,000 $2,047,572 107%
JEV - Operational costs (OPC) $2,374,000 $2,374,000 $2,374,000 100%
Measles (NVS) $739,500 $739,500 $326,218 44%
Penta (NVS) $36,755,390 $36,755,390 $33,749,706 92%
Pneumo (NVS) $16,948,500 $16,948,500 $19,711,762 116%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $8,690,385 $8,690,385 $8,690,385 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $2,638,000 $2,638,000 $2,638,000 100%
Total $119,245,720 $140,150,720 $102,212,444

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

Nepal DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2014) 92%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2015) 1.07
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2011) 92.10%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2011) 91.30%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2011) 92%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2014) 87%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2014) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014) 88%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
32% 68%
$32,826,158 $69,386,284

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Nepal

03 December 2015

Dagfinn Høybråten - Gavi Board Dec 2015

Gavi Board thanks Dagfinn Høybråten for inspirational leadership

Gavi Board Chair steps down after five years of unparalleled achievement.

03 December 2015

Shaken not destroyed - how Nepal's immunisation system survived an earthquake

Within days of last April's devastating earthquake, Nepal resumed regular immunisation services. From a Kathmandu hospital to clinics in the Himalayas, Nepalese on the front-lines of the national health system tell their stories of a remarkable recovery and show why vaccination is going from strength to strength in the mountain kingdom.

12 November 2015

Fighting pneumonia in Nepal - surveillance, strains and schedules

As one of the first countries in south east Asia to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine, Nepal’s immunisation system is under the microscope with many countries hoping to learn from their neighbour’s experience.

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