Papua New Guinea

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Total population (2015) 7,619,295
Birth cohort (2015) 214,684
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2015) 204,772
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 45/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 57/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.30
Co-financing status (2016) Accelerated transition
No. of districts/territories (2014) 89

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Gavi support for Papua New Guinea

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)
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $1,103,854 $3,072,923 $1,103,854 100%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $434,000 $434,000 $434,000 100%
IPV (NVS) $589,500 $889,000 $572,096 97%
Measles (NVS) $193,500 $193,500 $10,376 5%
Measles-Rubella (NVS) $2,499,500 $2,499,500 $2,298,232 92%
MR - Operational costs (OPC) $1,953,000 $1,953,000 $1,953,000 100%
Penta (NVS) $11,213,200 $11,213,200 $10,841,969 97%
Pneumo (NVS) $8,114,239 $8,114,239 $9,103,864 112%
Tetra DTP-Hib (NVS) $1,521,883 $1,521,883 $1,521,883 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $935,000 $935,000 $935,000 100%
Total $28,557,677 $30,826,246 $28,774,274

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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Papua New Guinea DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2014) 62%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2015) 1.08
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2006) 64.60%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2006) 69.30%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2006) 67%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2014) 20%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2014) 52%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014) 65%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
15% 85%
$4,238,354 $24,348,417

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Papua New Guinea

12 August 2015

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More than 200,000 Papua New Guinea children to be protected with the new polio and measles-rubella vaccines

In a landmark step to help accelerate the global eradication of polio and protect its children against measles and rubella, Papua New Guinea introduces the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunisation programme and launches a nationwide measles-rubella vaccine (MR) campaign.

29 October 2014

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Australia commits AUD 50 million to support immunisation in developing countries in 2015

"This commitment will make an enormous difference to lives around the world" - Julie Bishop, Australia Foreign Minister

12 November 2013

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Pneumonia still responsible for one fifth of child deaths

Pneumonia remains the single biggest killer of children under five globally, claiming the lives of more than one million girls and boys every year. But pneumonia deaths are preventable. As countries mark World Pneumonia Day on 12 November, the GAVI Alliance, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) are highlighting essential actions that can help end child deaths from this disease.

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