Expanded programme on immunization (EPI) review : Indonesia, 19-30 October 2009
AbstractDescription: WHO assists Member states of the South-East Asia Region to periodically review their surveillance systems and national immunization programmes. These reviews provide an insight into the programme strengths and limitations. Additionally, WHO encourages countries to identify strategies to harness strengths and utilize the available resources to improve the quality of surveillance and immunization. In October 2009, national and international experts reviewed the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of Indonesia and also the surveillance system that was in place for detecting vaccine preventable diseases This report summarizes the progress made in vaccine preventable disease surveillance, immunization service delivery and coverage, injection safety, vaccine supply, cold chain management, and advocacy and communications. It also provides recommendations for the consideration of the Government of Indonesia and development partners in their efforts to achieve the national goals for immunization.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2010). Expanded programme on immunization (EPI) review : Indonesia, 19-30 October 2009. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205034