Progress in the establishment and strengthening of national immunization technical advisory groups: Analysis from the 2013 WHO/UNICEF joint reporting form, data for 2012

Author: Philippe Duclos et al.
Category: Service delivery


Highlights •Every country which has an ambition for a strong national immunization programme should benefit from a NITAG. •Process indicators related to NITAGs have been included in the WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form since the 2011 form which collected data for 2010. •By the end of 2012, 63 (33%) countries (including 38 developing countries) reported a NITAG that met six process indicators, representing a 47% increase compared with 2010. •A special approach needs to be explored to allow small countries to benefit from sub-regional or other countries advisory groups. •Progress needs to be accelerated to reach the target of the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP).


Type Journal article
Language English
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Journal Vaccine
Volume 31
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