Congo (the)

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Congo
Total population (2018) 4,995,574
Birth cohort (2018) 172,773
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2018) 165,377
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 33/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 45/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2015) 3.00
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2015) 2,540
No. of districts/territories (2017) 41

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Gavi support for Congo

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2023 (US$)
(23 May 2019)

Commitments

2001-2023 (US$)
(23 May 2019)

Disbursements

2000-2019 (US$)
(23 May 2019)

% Disbursed

(23 May 2019)
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total $29,183,607 $29,218,746 $29,386,152
Graduation grant (GG) $375,372 $410,511 $375,372 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $5,199,999 $5,199,999 $5,199,999 100%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $1,665,000 $1,665,000 $1,665,000 100%
Injection Safety Devices (NVS) $86,000 $86,000 $96,289 112%
Injection safety support (INS) $224,534 $224,534 $224,534 100%
IPV (NVS) $1,405,369 $1,405,369 $1,036,446 74%
MR-Catch-up campaign (NVS) $746,000 $746,000 $796,857 107%
Penta (NVS) $7,846,759 $7,846,759 $8,102,721 103%
Pneumo (NVS) $7,042,651 $7,042,651 $7,427,691 105%
Rotavirus (NVS) $1,627,250 $1,627,250 $1,662,146 102%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $827,822 $827,822 $827,822 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $810,000 $810,000 $633,000 78%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $1,326,851 $1,326,851 $1,338,275 101%

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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Congo DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2017)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2017) 80%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2018) 1.03
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2010) 72.30%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2010) 71.40%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2010) 72%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2017) 24%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2017) 24%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2017) 70%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
28% 72%
$8,097,905 $21,288,247

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Congo

11 June 2019

EPI LAMP Yaounde

New management training for immunisation leaders kicks-off at the University of Yaounde

National teams from six Gavi-supported countries will attend the first forum of the nine-month programme.

27 May 2019

DRC cholera vaccine

Major cholera vaccination campaign begins in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Agencies warn of unprecedented situation in the DRC as cholera and measles epidemics compound Ebola challenges.

20 May 2019

WHA Palais

72nd World Health Assembly

With senior health officials setting the annual direction for the World Health Organization this week, multiple health challenges and considerations vie for attention amidst a packed agenda. Find out how Gavi helps ensure that immunisation is recognised for its vital role in bringing essential health care to all.

Disclaimer: the boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps represent approximate border lines for which there may not yet be full agreement.

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