Introducing Rubella Vaccine into National Immunization Programmes. A step by step guide

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2015

This document is intended for use by national immunization programme managers and immunization partners involved in operational support. General guidance about planning the introduction of a vaccine into a national immunization programme is provided in the document “Principles and considerations for adding a vaccine to a national immunization programme: from decision to implementation and monitoring” published by WHO in 2014. The specific objectives of this document are: • To guide the policy discussions and operational aspects of the introduction of rubella containing vaccine (RCV) into the national immunization programme. • To provide technical guidance, up-to-date references on global policy, technical justification, strategic issues and laboratory guidelines related to the introduction and provision of rubella containing vaccine (RCV) in the national immunization programme.