Report of the meeting of second South-East Asia regional technical advisory group on immunization (SEAR ITAG)
Other Titles(New Delhi, India, 2-3 March 2011)
AbstractThe WHO-SEAR Technical Consultative Group (TCG) on Polio Eradication and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases was established in 1994. The TCG was an advisory body providing guidance to WHO on immunization matters. In 2008 the terms of reference for the TCG, as well as its membership, was revised and it became the South-East Asia Regional Technical Advisory Group (SEAR-ITAG). The ITAG consists of experts from various technical areas related to immunization and vaccine development. This publication is the report of the Second Meeting of the South-East Asia Regional Technical Advisory Group on Immunization held on 1-2 March 2011 in New Delhi, India. This report includes a review of the progress made in strengthening routine immunization, polio eradication, measles control, introduction of new vaccines, injection safety etc. it provides recommendations for the consideration of Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region in their efforts to achieve the World Health Assembly endorsed Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS) goals.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2011). Report of the meeting of second South-East Asia regional technical advisory group on immunization (SEAR ITAG). WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206260