Nicaragua

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Total population (2013) 6,080,478
Birth cohort (2013) 138,275
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2013) 136,043
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2012) 21/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2012) 24/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.66
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2012) 1,650
Co-financing status (2013) Intermediate
No. of districts/territories (2012) 153

GAVI support for Nicaragua

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)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Health system strengthening (HSS) $2,561,316 $3,193,600 $1,387,500 54%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $397,580 $397,580 $113,500 29%
Injection safety support (INS) $461,990 $461,990 $461,990 100%
Pneumo (NVS) $11,883,497 $14,110,997 $11,545,207 97%
Rotavirus (NVS) $12,303,000 $12,975,500 $11,081,500 90%
Vaccine Introduction Grant $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 100%
Total $27,807,383 $31,339,667 $24,789,697

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

Nicaragua DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012)

Grade of confidence
98%

*
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2012) 108%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2013) 1.05
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2006) 94.60%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2006) 95.50%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2006) 95%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2012) 93%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2012) 1%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 99%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2012) 99%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
9% 91%
$2,162,989 $22,626,707

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Nicaragua

03 June 2013

angola Pneumo

Angola begins protecting children against major killer disease

Angolan children begin receiving protection against the world’s largest killer of young children as the country introduces the pneumococcal vaccine. The introduction marks a crucial moment for child health in a country that emerged from a quarter of a century of civil war just over a decade ago.

27 April 2013

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Thousands of Haitian children to be protected against leading cause of severe diarrhoea

Haiti marks World Immunization Week with a ceremonial introduction of rotavirus vaccine into the country’s routine immunisation programme, with the support of the GAVI Alliance.

25 March 2013

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GAVI partner 'la Caixa' Foundation heightens commitment to children's vaccination

The GAVI Alliance receives an additional €1 million from the “la Caixa” Foundation to purchase life-saving vaccines for children in Latin America.

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