Eritrea

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Total population (2014) 6,536,176
Birth cohort (2014) 235,308
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2014) 226,212
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2012) 37/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2012) 52/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 2.21
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2012) 450
Co-financing status (2013) Low-income
No. of districts/territories (2013) 58

GAVI support for Eritrea

Type of support

Approvals

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Jun 2014)

Commitments

2001-2020 (US$)
(30 Jun 2014)

Disbursements

2000-2014 (US$)
(30 Jun 2014)

% Disbursed

(30 Jun 2014)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $2,778,000 $2,778,000 $2,062,750 74%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $436,540 $436,540 $436,540 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $148,029 $148,029 $148,029 100%
Measles (NVS) $143,920 $262,920 $154,054 107%
Penta (NVS) $5,797,473 $6,447,973 $5,280,769 91%
Pneumo (NVS) $1,952,000 $3,036,000
Rotavirus (NVS) $293,000 $1,280,500 $310,027 106%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $2,312,677 $2,312,677 $2,312,677 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $500,000 $500,000 $400,000 80%
Total $14,361,638 $17,202,638 $11,104,845

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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Eritrea DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013)

Grade of confidence
94%

N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2012) 94%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2014) 1.05
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2002) 81.60%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2002) 84.20%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2007) 98%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2013) 40%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2013) 14%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 96%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 94%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
27% 73%
$3,047,318 $8,057,524

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Eritrea

03 December 2012

MenAfriVac

100 millionth person receives lifesaving meningitis vaccine

A revolutionary meningitis vaccine will reach the 100 millionth person this week in a region of Africa that has been plagued by deadly epidemics for more than a century. The milestone will take place in northern Nigeria, part of Africa’s “meningitis belt’, where the country is conducting its second seasonal immunisation campaign against the disease.

05 October 2012

Tanzania rotavirus rollout Sister Moshi

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10 March 2011

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Co-financing of GAVI vaccines on the increase

Since 2008, the number of countries required to co-finance new and underused vaccines supplied by GAVI has nearly doubled from 26 to 47 in 2010.

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