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IA2030 Scorecard

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SP 2: Commitment & Demand
2.1

Political and financial commitment

What Does this Indicator Measure?

IA2030 aims to encourage strong political commitment for immunization at all levels. Vaccination laws or other legislation reported by countries as part of this indicator could include written laws or regulations, orders, or decrees established by public authorities and enforceable by law. Relevant legislation may be specialized for immunization or contained in other general public health legislation. Policies must consider securing financing for immunization programmes at all levels, including the purchase and timely availability of vaccines in accordance with national planning, training, supervision, outreach activities, and information systems.

How Will Progress be Measured?

Prior to 2021, there was no global effort to track the presence of laws underlying a commitment to provide government-funded immunization to populations. From 2021 onward, advocates hope to see an increase in the proportion of countries reporting on the presence of vaccine commitment laws.

Proportion of countries with legislation in place that is supportive of immunization as a public good—Global

= Yes
= No
= Countries reported no data, not relevant, or did not report, excluded from analysis

Summary Table

Number of countries2021
Total with response149 out of 194
With vaccination or other legislation that is supportive as a public good99 out of 149
Without vaccination or other legislation that is supportive as a public good50 out of 149
No response40 out of 194
No data3 out of 194
Not relevant2 out of 194
Definition: Proportion of countries with legislation in place that is supportive of immunization as a public good.
Measurement approach: The existence (or not) of a legislative basis underlying the commitment to provide government-funded immunization to the population. This will be measured through self-reporting (Yes/No) and a request to provide supporting documentation.
Calculation: Proportion of countries reporting yes or no. Countries that did not report data (no data, not relevant, and no response) are excluded from analysis.
Data source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form on Immunization (JRF)