Afghanistan

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Total population (2013) 30,551,674
Birth cohort (2013) 1,042,442
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2013) 973,309
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2012) 71/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2012) 99/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 2.63
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2011) 570
Co-financing status (2013) Low-income
No. of districts/territories (2012) 329

GAVI support for Afghanistan

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2017 (US$)
(31 Dec 2013)

Commitments

2001-2017 (US$)
(31 Dec 2013)

Disbursements

2000-2013 (US$)
(31 Dec 2013)

% Disbursed

(31 Dec 2013)
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Civil Society Organisation support (CSO) $3,590,500 $3,590,500 $3,906,400 109%
Health system strengthening (HSS) $50,014,478 $50,014,478 $40,875,522 82%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $14,025,300 $14,025,300 $13,855,800 99%
Injection safety support (INS) $1,676,500 $1,676,500 $1,676,500 100%
Penta (NVS) $61,336,271 $71,396,771 $57,277,148 93%
Pneumo (NVS) $28,439,440 $46,133,940 $16,995,600 60%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $9,903,633 $9,903,633 $9,903,633 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant $1,689,000 $1,689,000 $1,689,000 100%
Total $170,675,122 $198,430,122 $146,179,603

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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Afghanistan DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012)

Grade of confidence
71%

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DTP3 - Official country estimates (2012) 87%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2013) 1.06
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2011) 41.60%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2011) 38.90%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2011) 40%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2012) 59%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2012) 12%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 68%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 71%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
42% 58%
$62,003,222 $84,176,381

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Afghanistan

28 February 2014

Poliomyelitis vaccination and immunization, Ethiopia

GAVI Alliance complements global polio eradication effort

Countries eligible for GAVI Alliance support invited to apply for funding for inactivated polio vaccine until 2015.

07 December 2013

PCV launch Afghanistan 1

Pneumococcal vaccine to protect more than a million children in Afghanistan from leading child killer

Pneumonia accounts for 25% of deaths of children under five in Afghanistan each year.

22 November 2013

Polio vaccine

GAVI Alliance to support introduction of inactivated polio vaccine in world’s 73 poorest countries

Alliance Board selects additional vaccines to include in its portfolio.

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