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Given mOPV2 and bOPV to eligible child during campaign

Dear all I encountered operational challege were during SIA, specifically OBR using mOPV2 antigen. I observed that the fixed post team were given only bOPV which is the right antigen for routine while ignoring the purpose of the campaign (mOPV2 not given). They were intructed to give both mOPV2 and bOPV concurrently in other to ensure children received RI and SIA doses. When we reffered to the stakeholders it was revealed that guideline stipulated that, child should receive only mOPV2...

Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization October 2016 meeting report

The SAGE October 2016 meeting report has been published in the WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record. SAGE reviewed relevant data and evidence, advised and made recommendations on various complex and critical issues including: Global Vaccine Action Plan: 2016 mid-term review of progress and recommendations Maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination (MNTE) and broader tetanus prevention Measles and rubella elimination Hepatitis B vaccination Schedules and strategies for human papillomavi...

Where are we with the implementation of the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) at mid-term of the Decade of Vaccines?

Every year, the Decade of Vaccines secretariat[1] prepares a report which summarizes the progress against each of the GVAP goals (coverage, disease elimination, vaccine prices, NITAGs…). This report is the best source of information available to have a clear picture of the situation in all the areas of work of the Immunization world (research, procurement, logistic, delivery, demand…). This year, the GVAP Secretariat report 2016 is composed of several pieces: 1) The usual GVAP...

Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization April 2016 meeting report

The SAGE April 2016 meeting report has been published today in the WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record. SAGE reviewed relevant data and evidence, advised and made recommendations on various complex and critical issues including the:

Use of dengue vaccine;
Progress towards polio eradication;
Implementation of immunization in the context of Health Systems Strengthening and Universal Health Coverage;
Second-year-of-life immunization platform;
Missed opportunities...

New publications on the SAGE Global Vaccine Action Plan GVAP assessment report 2014

We are pleased to inform you that several publications featuring the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) Assessment report 2014 are now available for dissemination. - WHO Executive Board 136 report on GVAP: http://apps.who.int/gb/e/e...

Summary of the SAGE October 2014 meeting

The meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization took place in Geneva from the 21-23 October 2014. The full SAGE meeting summary is available online at:

Weekly epidemiological record: SAGE special (No. 20 , 2013 , 88 , 201–216)

The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization was established by the Director-General of the World Health Organization in 1999. It is the principal advisory group to WHO for vaccines and immunization and is concerned not just with childhood vaccines and immunization, but all vaccine-preventable diseases.

The Group met in Geneva from 9 April to 11 April 2013. The topics listed below were discu...

Report of November 2010 SAGE Meeting

Many thanks to Simona Zipursky for sharing this with TechNet21 readers. Please note that the full report of the November 2010 meeting of WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization was published in English and French in the WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) today and can be accessed through
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