Sierra Leone

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Total population (2014) 6,205,382
Birth cohort (2014) 223,980
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2014) 198,537
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2012) 117/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2012) 182/1000
World Bank Index, IDA (2012) 3.26
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2012) 580
Co-financing status (2013) Low-income
No. of districts/territories (2013) 14

GAVI support for Sierra Leone

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)
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Cash Support (CASHSUPP) $170,000 $195,000 $170,000 100%
Health system strengthening (HSS 1) $2,215,500 $2,215,500 $1,684,750 76%
Health system strengthening (HSS 2) $1,995,550 $4,718,608
HPV Demo (NVS) $355,281 $355,281 $341,390 96%
Immunisation services support (ISS) $2,655,440 $2,655,440 $2,655,440 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $272,660 $272,660 $272,660 100%
Penta (NVS) $14,617,934 $16,035,434 $14,671,040 100%
Pneumo (NVS) $16,579,752 $20,481,752 $16,005,022 97%
Rotavirus (NVS) $1,505,500 $2,747,000 $1,460,581 97%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $393,500 $393,500 $393,500 100%
Yellow Fever (NVS) $2,087,090 $2,316,090 $2,120,874 102%
Total $42,848,207 $52,386,265 $39,775,258

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

Sierra Leone DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013)

Grade of confidence
92%

N/A
DTP3 - Official country estimates (2012) 91%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2014) 1.02
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for male (2013) 77.80%
Household survey: DTP3 coverage for female (2013) 77.90%
Household survey: Last DTP3 survey (2013) 78%
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2013) 93%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2013) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 83%
Polio WHO/UNICEF estimates (2013) 92%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
13% 87%
$5,176,350 $34,598,904

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to Sierra Leone

23 March 2014

Sports Relief

UK public support for Sport Relief to help vaccinate children in Africa and Asia

Support for GAVI Alliance in the race to immunise children announced at London 2012 Olympic stadium.

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.

07 August 2013

Sabin Institute

At Dakar conference, countries showcase increased efforts to fund their own immunisation programs

Sabin Vaccine Institute convenes government officials to discuss progress on sustainable immunization financing programs (News release: Sabin Vaccine Institute).

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