Report of the regional workshop on influenza vaccines
Other TitlesWHO-SEARO, New Delhi, 2-4 April 2012
AbstractWHO assists Member States of the South-East Asia Region to periodically review and discuss various issues relating to national immunization programmes. Deliberations on these issues lead to tangible improvements in the management of national immunization programmes. This publication is the report of the regional workshop on influenza vaccines held at the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia in New Delhi, India on 2-4 April 2012. The objective of the workshop was to strengthen efficient deployment of pandemic influenza vaccines and introduction of seasonal influenza vaccines in Member States of the South-East Asia Region. The report covers the experiences from the deployment of pandemic influenza vaccines by Member States during the influenza A/H1N1 (2009) pandemic. The report also includes recommendations for consideration of Member States to help them in their efforts to achieve rapid and efficient pandemic vaccine deployment in future influenza pandemics, introduce seasonal influenza vaccines and strengthen influenza surveillance based on the experiences of VPD surveillance network.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2012). Report of the regional workshop on influenza vaccines. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206280