Guide to introducing HPV vaccine into national immunization programmes

Author: WHO
Tags: Polio , WHO

Abstract

As one of its four major objectives, the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 (the Endgame Plan) calls on countries to introduce at least 1 dose of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) into routine immunization schedules, strengthen routine immunization and withdraw oral polio vaccine (OPV) in a phased manner, starting with OPV type 2 As part of the Endgame Plan and as recommended by WHO, all 126 countries which at the start of 2013 were only using OPV, committed to introduce at least 1 dose of the IPV into routine immunization schedules as part of preparations for the global withdrawal of the type 2 component of OPV in “the switch” from trivalent to bivalent OPV in April 2016.

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Link https://www.who.int/immunization/diseases/poliomyelitis/endgame_objective2/inactivated_polio_vaccine/en/
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