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17 May 2024, Vol. 99, No. 20, pp. 249–270 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 249 Dracunculiasis eradication: global surveillance summary, 2023 269 Human African trypanosomiasis eliminated as a public health problem in Chad17 mai 2024, Vol. 99, No. 20, pp. 249-270 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE ...

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5 minute read MAY 15, 2024 IN THIS ISSUE Message from the Executive Director AIRA 2024 National Meeting Recap Register Today for AIRA’s Discovery Session Featuring #AIRA2024 National Meeting Highlights Register Today for Sanofi’s Webinar Information Requests South Carolina police field calls from residents alarmed by noisy cicadas &nb...

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Dates: 17/04/2024 Participants: The World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office (WHO WPRO) Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Immunization (VDI)/Division of Programmes for Disease Control (DDC) organized the hybrid ceremony, attended by WHO regional and country office staff from various programs, and featured keynote speeches from immun...

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Washington, D.C., April 16, 2024 - In the context of the 22nd Vaccination Week in the Americas, celebrated from 20-27 April, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is sharing more than 15 innovative experiences that countries in the Region have implemented to promote vaccination in their communities. The slogan of the week this year is Engage ...

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The Office of Health Economics (OHE), an independent health economics research organisation, released a first-of-its-kind analysis, commissioned by The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA), investigating the health and socio-economic benefits of adult vaccination programmes. The report focuses on ...

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The GPEI "Integration: Polio Resources Responding to Community Needs & Strengthening Health Systems" fact sheet has been updated to include information through April 2024. The fact sheet provides a concise overview of the global Integration function, GPEI Integration priorities and examples from a number of key countries. For additional informa...

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Dates: 11- 14 July 2023 Venue: Lomé (Togo), West Africa Participants: almost 250 participants, mainly from the Ministries of Health of the 17 West African countries covered by IST West Africa, as well as numerous partners, including UNICEF, Gavi, WAHO, AMP, PATH and other immunization, health system, reproductive health, emergency support teams. Ob...

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Dates: 16-18/01/2024 Participants: Chairperson and members of the South-East Asia Regional Expert Panel for Verification of Hepatitis B Control, Chairperson of the South-East Asia Regional Validation Committee for Elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV, Syphilis and Hepatitis B, representatives of national programmes of India, Maldives ...

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Dates: 19-29 March 2024, Bhuthan. Participants: National ITAG members and medical officers, WHO and UNICEF country office technical officers, subject experts from US-CDC, WHO SEARO, UNICEF ROSA and a representative of the NITAG Thailand Overview: This joint national/international Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) and vaccine preventable dise...

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Dates: 18-26/03/2024 Participants: Participants from the ministries of health of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Dominican Republic Uruguay, as well as staff from PAHO’s Special Program on Comprehensive Immunization (CIM) Overview: PAHO CIM, in collaboration with the PAHO’s Healt...

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Dates: 23-24/04/2024 Venue: Colombo, Sri Lanka Participants: A total of 60 participates representing nine member States (MOH, EPI and Surveillance focal points), 10 WHO offices (EPI, Surveillance, and data focal points) and partners (BMGF, USCDC, UNICEF, WHOHQ) attended the meeting. Overview:The meeting was organized by WHO Regional offices...

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From 20 to 27 April 2024, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), together with the countries and territories of the Region of the Americas and its partners, celebrated the 22nd annual Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) and the 13th World Immunization Week (WIW) under the call to action: Engage now to protect your future. #GetVax During VW...

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No images? Click hereVolume 18, Issue 4 - April 2024The Measles and Rubella Bulletin is a monthly publication reporting progress towards achieving measles and rubella elimination in the Western Pacific Region. Inside each issue, we present the latest reported data by country on measles and rubella incidence, surveillan...

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!Global Guidance for Conducting Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance in the Context of Polio Virus Eradication, 2024Since 1996, all WHO Regions and several countries have produced AFP guidelines based on the “Field guide for supplementary activities aimed at achieving polio eradication”.Read more in the...

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10 May 2024, Vol. 99, No. 19, pp. 225–248 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 225 Malaria vaccines: WHO position paper10 mai 2024, Vol. 99, No. 19, pp. 225-248 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE NUMÉRO 225 Note de synthèse: position de l’OMS à propos des vaccins antipaludiques Download!--Dow...

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    What you may have missed Resources News Events The PtD Global Indaba The Global Indaba page is now live Relive one of the highlights of 2024! On the new Global Indaba page not only will you find links to the conference photos and videos, but you will also find the post conference report, which gives an overview of the event, presents the ...

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3 May 2024, Vol. 99, No. 18, pp. 203–224 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 203 WHO position paper on dengue vaccines – May 20243 mai 2024, Vol. 99, No. 18, pp. 203-224 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE NUMÉRO 203 Note de synthèse: position de l’OMS sur les vaccins contre la dengue – mai 2024 Down...

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7 minute read MAY 1, 2024 IN THIS ISSUE Weekly Update is Taking a Break Official Agenda Now Available and Less than 1 Week Until #AIRA2024 Mark Your Calendars for AIRA’s May Discovery Session Register Today for Sanofi’s Webinar Information Requests A Message from Our Partners Measurement & Improvement (M&I) Initiative E-Badges...

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View this email in your browser VACCINE ACCESS DIGEST | APRIL 2024!--->NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS !--->Celebrating World Immunization Week 2024 As we celebrate World Immunization Week and the 50th anniversary of the Expanded (Essential) Programme on Immunization, we celebrate one of the greatest accomplishments...

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Dear all,I am opening this monthly update with the opportunity to apply to be a SAGE member. The call for application is still open until May 8th and this is a unique opportunity to bring your wealth of knowledge and expertise while growing competencies and contributing to global policy-making. NITAG members are highly encourage to apply. P...

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