Sierra Leone

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Total population (2015) 6,318,575
Birth cohort (2015) 224,684
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2015) 199,607
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2013) 107/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2013) 161/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.26
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2013) 660
Co-financing status (2015) Low-income
No. of districts/territories (2013) 14

Gavi support for Sierra Leone

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2020 (US$)
(31 May 2015)

Commitments

2001-2020 (US$)
(31 May 2015)

Disbursements

2000-2015 (US$)
(31 May 2015)

% Disbursed

(31 May 2015)
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%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $2,215,500 $2,215,500 $1,161,447 52%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $1,995,550 $4,718,608
HPV Demo (NVS) $340,525 $340,525 $341,390 100%
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) $469,000 $738,500 $96,304 21%
Measles (NVS) $155,500 $155,500
Penta (NVS) $15,798,635 $15,798,635 $15,369,866 97%
Pneumo (NVS) $18,840,752 $18,840,752 $19,487,037 103%
Rotavirus (NVS) $2,086,459 $2,086,459 $1,793,288 86%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $783,000 $783,000 $573,500 73%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $2,287,090 $2,287,090 $2,352,160 103%
Total $48,070,111 $51,087,669 $44,273,093

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 (2013)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2013) 92%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2015) 1.02
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2013) 77.80%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2013) 77.90%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2013) 78%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2013) 93%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2013) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 83%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 92%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
11% 89%
$4,833,047 $39,440,043

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Sierra Leone

17 July 2015

India pentavalent scale-up 2014

New coverage figures show more children than ever being reached with immunisation in poorest countries

Coverage trends heading in right direction but major differences remain between countries.

07 July 2015

Ebola statement

Gavi to support rebuilding of immunisation programmes in Ebola-affected countries

Worryingly low immunisation rates risk further deaths as Ebola recedes.

23 March 2014

Sports Relief

UK public support for Sport Relief to help vaccinate children in Africa and Asia

Support for GAVI Alliance in the race to immunise children announced at London 2012 Olympic stadium.

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