Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (the)

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Total population (2013) 24,895,480
Birth cohort (2013) 357,814
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2013) 350,068
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2012) 23/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2012) 29/1000
Co-financing status (2013) Low-income
No. of districts/territories (2012) 208

GAVI support for Korea Democratic Peoples Republic of

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)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Health system strengthening (HSS) $4,360,000 $4,360,000 $3,811,500 87%
HepB mono (NVS) $2,043,505 $2,043,505 $2,043,505 100%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $2,222,971 $2,222,971 $2,222,971 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $743,726 $743,726 $743,726 100%
Measles (NVS) $938,383 $938,383 $979,627 104%
Penta (NVS) $7,874,117 $9,864,617 $6,364,103 81%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $6,719,403 $6,719,403 $6,732,354 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant $327,500 $327,500 $327,500 100%
Total $25,229,606 $27,220,106 $23,225,287

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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Korea Democratic Peoples Republic of DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012)

Grade of confidence
96%

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DTP3 - Official country estimates (2012) 96%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2013) 1.05
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2008) 92%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2012) 100%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2012) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 99%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 99%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
31% 69%
$7,105,696 $16,119,588

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Korea Democratic Peoples Republic of

03 December 2012

DPR Korea introduces pentavalent vaccine

In July 2012, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) introduced pentavalent vaccine with support from the GAVI Alliance. Children in DPR Korea will benefit from protection against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease in addition to continuing protection from four other childhood killers as the country introduces the five-in-one pentavalent vaccine into its routine immunisation programme.

28 November 2012

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12 July 2012

DPR Korea introduces pentavalent vaccine

DPR Korea introduces pentavalent vaccine

 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will continue to co-finance GAVI vaccines.

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