Journal article

A field based evaluation of adverse events following MenAfriVac® vaccine delivered in a controlled temperature chain (CTC) approach in Benin


An estimated one hundred million African meningitis belt residents have received MenAfriVac(®)meningococcal serogroup A conjugate vaccine. Since October 2012 the vaccine has been licensed for use in a controlled temperature chain (CTC) approach, at temperatures of up to 40°C for up to four days. The Benin Ministry of Health conducted a pilot evaluation in one of its 34 health districts to assess whether the CTC approach was associated with increased adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs). 



  • English

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  • Programme management


  • Meningococcal meningitis


  • Benin


  • Controlled temperature chain (CTC)

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