Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone
Total population (2017) 6,732,899
Birth cohort (2017) 231,757
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2017) 212,762
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 (2015) 3.27
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2015) 620
Co-financing group (2017) Initial self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2016) 14

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Gavi support for Sierra Leone

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2021 (US$)
(26 Sep 2017)

Commitments

2001-2021 (US$)
(26 Sep 2017)

Disbursements

2000-2017 (US$)
(26 Sep 2017)

% Disbursed

(26 Sep 2017)
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total $57,931,232 $57,931,232 $59,525,137
Cash Support (CASHSUPP) $195,000 $195,000 $170,000 87%
Ebola EPI Recovery Plan (EEPIRP) $4,310,199 $4,310,199 $3,819,373 89%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $1,161,447 $1,161,447 $1,161,447 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) N/A
HPV Demo (NVS) $180,664 $180,664 $181,529 100%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $2,655,440 $2,655,440 $2,655,440 100%
Injection Safety Devices (NVS) $102,500 $102,500 $128,546 125%
Injection safety support (INS) $272,660 $272,660 $272,660 100%
IPV (NVS) $17,061 $17,061 $17,061 100%
Measles (NVS) $280,500 $280,500 $300,188 107%
Penta (NVS) $17,104,449 $17,104,449 $16,978,354 99%
Pneumo (NVS) $23,970,527 $23,970,527 $26,056,166 109%
Rotavirus (NVS) $4,085,725 $4,085,725 $4,089,466 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $782,500 $782,500 $782,500 100%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $2,812,560 $2,812,560 $2,912,407 104%

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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Sierra Leone DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2016)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2016) 84%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2017) 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 (2016) 86%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2016) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2016) 83%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
15% 85%
$8,861,420 $50,663,717

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Sierra Leone

05 September 2017

Gavi item

Sierra Leone to begin cholera vaccination drive in disaster-affected areas

More than 1 million doses of Gavi-funded cholera vaccines heading to Sierra Leone after severe flooding and landslides.

20 July 2017

Sierra Leone: vaccination card

Vaccine progress in developing countries 'in danger of stalling'

New figures show an increase in measles, pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccine coverage in developing countries, but basic vaccine coverage remains unchanged at 80%.

19 September 2016

Stockpiling

On the frontline: Gavi's support to fragile states

With more than half of Gavi-supported countries officially listed as fragile states, Gavi is increasingly working on several fronts to ensure vaccines still reach people living on the frontlines of humanitarian crises.

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