Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)

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Total population (2013) 6,769,727
Birth cohort (2013) 181,078
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2013) 174,682
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2012) 54/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2012) 72/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.28
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2012) 1,260
Co-financing status (2013) Intermediate
No. of districts/territories (2012) 144

GAVI support for Lao Peoples Democratic Republic

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
Cash Support $196,500 $221,500 $196,500 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS) $1,938,692 $2,538,718 $1,337,824 69%
HepB mono (NVS) $82,855 $82,855 $82,855 100%
HPV Demo (NVS) $455,752 $455,752 $432,022 95%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $1,431,200 $1,431,200 $1,431,200 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $255,505 $255,505 $255,505 100%
Penta (NVS) $6,960,657 $7,905,657 $6,475,867 93%
Pneumo (NVS) $3,468,450 $5,781,450 $1,987,148 57%
Tetra DTP-HepB (NVS) $3,837,114 $3,837,114 $3,837,114 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 100%
Total $19,126,724 $23,009,750 $16,536,034

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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Lao Peoples Democratic Republic DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012)

Grade of confidence
79%

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DTP3 - Official country estimates (2012) 79%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2013) 1.05
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2012) 55.40%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2012) 55.50%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2012) 56%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2012) 48%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2012) 5%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 72%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 78%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
23% 77%
$3,721,029 $12,815,004

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Lao Peoples Democratic Republic

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.

19 November 2013

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GAVI Board to consider new vaccine support at Phnom Penh meeting

First major GAVI meeting in South Asia since 2009.

04 November 2013

Ghana HPV launch

Ghana to vaccinate girls against HPV with GAVI support

School girls in four districts to be immunised against leading cause of cervical cancer.

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