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Sri Lanka
Total population (2018) 20,995,212
Birth cohort (2018) 309,002
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2018) 306,903
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 8/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 10/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2015) 3.38
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2015) 3,800
Co-financing group (2018) Fully self-financing
No. of districts/territories (2017) 26

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Gavi support for Sri Lanka

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2022 (US$)
(22 Jun 2018)

Commitments

2001-2022 (US$)
(22 Jun 2018)

Disbursements

2000-2018 (US$)
(22 Jun 2018)

% Disbursed

(22 Jun 2018)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total $29,180,889 $29,180,889 $30,000,644
Graduation grant (GG) $87,004 $87,004 $87,004 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $4,505,000 $4,505,000 $4,505,000 100%
HepB mono (NVS) $2,486,882 $2,486,882 $2,486,882 100%
HPV (NVS) $1,046,357 $1,046,357 $1,046,357 100%
Injection Safety Devices (NVS) $99,000 $99,000 $113,060 114%
Injection safety support (INS) $709,749 $709,749 $709,749 100%
IPV (NVS) $1,807,754 $1,807,754 $1,598,152 88%
Penta (NVS) $17,525,143 $17,525,143 $18,540,440 106%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $914,000 $914,000 $914,000 100%

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

Sri Lanka DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2017)

Grade of confidence


N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2017) 99%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2018) 1.04
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2006) 99.20%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2006) 99.60%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2006) 100%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2017) 100%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2017) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2016) 99%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
21% 79%
$6,215,753 $23,784,891

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Sri Lanka

07 March 2018

Female vaccine heroes: two health workers, two scientists, a teacher and a town crier

If you know something about global health, you’ve probably heard of Edward Jenner or Jonas Salk, but what about the women who also helped lay the foundations for modern immunisation? Meet five remarkable women who pushed forward the frontiers of science.

07 March 2018

IWD Sri Lanka

How breaking gender barriers can increase immunisation coverage

Immunisation is generally known as one of the most gender-equal health interventions. But did you know that empowering women means more children – both boys and girls – get access to vaccines?

24 October 2017

Bangladesh IPV PCV launch 2015

World Polio Day: Gavi's role in polio eradication

24 October marks World Polio Day, when the global community celebrates the immense progress and considers the work ahead to ensure no child suffers from polio again.

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