Sierra Leone

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Total population (2016) 6,592,102
Birth cohort (2016) 230,476
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2016) 211,027
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 87/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 120/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.26
Co-financing status (2016) Initial self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2014) 14

Gavi support for Sierra Leone

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Apr 2016)

Commitments

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Apr 2016)

Disbursements

2000-2016 (US$)
(30 Apr 2016)

% Disbursed

(30 Apr 2016)
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cash Support (CASHSUPP) $170,000 $195,000 $170,000 100%
Ebola EPI Recovery Plan (EEPIRP) $4,310,199 $4,310,199 $4,310,199 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $1,161,447 $1,161,447 $1,161,447 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $2,723,058 N/A
HPV Demo (NVS) $340,525 $340,525 $184,070 54%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $2,655,440 $2,655,440 $2,655,440 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $272,660 $272,660 $272,660 100%
IPV (NVS) $431,726 $701,226 $170,590 40%
Measles (NVS) $130,500 $130,500 $140,995 108%
Penta (NVS) $17,106,633 $17,106,633 $16,403,969 96%
Pneumo (NVS) $21,787,846 $21,787,846 $24,006,366 110%
Rotavirus (NVS) $3,142,361 $3,142,361 $3,189,525 102%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $782,500 $782,500 $782,500 100%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $2,550,590 $2,550,590 $2,619,504 103%
Total $54,842,426 $57,859,984 $56,067,265

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

Sierra Leone DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2014) 83%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2016) 1.02
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2012) 77.80%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2012) 77.90%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2012) 78%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2014) 93%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2014) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2014) 78%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
17% 83%
$9,352,246 $46,715,014

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Sierra Leone

22 March 2016

Sierra Leone - Ebola

A brighter future in Sierra Leone thanks to the power of vaccines

While West Africa is still struggling with new cases of Ebola, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone must also rebuild their health systems to reach children with life-saving vaccines and prevent outbreaks of other dangerous diseases.
Photos by Kate Holt

11 February 2016

Ngozi-Senior Vice Minister Seiji Kihara

Japan commits US$ 18.5 million to support immunisation in Ebola-affected region

Pledge from G7 President will help revitalise immunisation services and strengthen health systems.

20 January 2016

Davos

Ebola vaccine purchasing commitment from Gavi to prepare for future outbreaks

Agreement will help push vaccine towards regulatory approval.

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