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Sierra Leone
Total population (2018) 6,875,056
Birth cohort (2018) 232,927
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2018) 214,382
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 (2018) Initial self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2017) 14

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Gavi support for Sierra Leone

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2022 (US$)
(20 Jul 2018)

Commitments

2001-2022 (US$)
(20 Jul 2018)

Disbursements

2000-2018 (US$)
(20 Jul 2018)

% Disbursed

(20 Jul 2018)
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total $71,794,265 $93,176,282 $69,529,618
Cash Support (CASHSUPP) $195,000 $195,000 $170,000 87%
Cold Chain Equipment Optimisation Platform (CCEOP) $1,302,611 $1,302,611 $1,301,914 100%
Ebola EPI Recovery Plan (EEPIRP) $3,819,373 $3,819,373 $3,819,373 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $1,161,447 $1,161,447 $1,161,447 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) N/A
Health system strengthening (HSS 3) $8,237,983 $12,880,000 $2,063,128 25%
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) $208,500 $552,000 $259,065 124%
Injection safety support (INS) $272,660 $272,660 $272,660 100%
IPV (NVS) $224,061 $224,061 $156,561 70%
Measles (NVS) $280,500 $280,500 $295,799 105%
Penta (NVS) $17,539,937 $19,280,437 $17,587,746 100%
Pneumo (NVS) $26,859,476 $37,114,476 $30,525,395 114%
Rotavirus (NVS) $4,986,661 $8,459,661 $5,134,926 103%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $782,500 $782,500 $782,500 100%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $3,087,452 $4,015,452 $3,162,135 102%

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 (2017)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2017) 90%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2018) 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 (2017) 79%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2017) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2017) 80%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
18% 82%
$12,226,462 $57,303,156

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Sierra Leone

26 July 2018

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07 May 2018

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Largest cholera vaccine drive in history to target spike in outbreaks

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