Third meeting of the South-East Asia regional imunization technical advisory group (SEAR ITAG)
Other TitlesA Report New Delhi, India, 29–30 March 2012
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 were revised and it became the South-East Asia Regional Immunization 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 Third Meeting of the South-East Asia Regional Advisory Group on Immunization (SEAR ITAG) held from 29 to 30 March 2012 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, and injection safety, etc. It provides recommendations for the consideration of Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region on 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. (2012). Third meeting of the South-East Asia regional imunization technical advisory group (SEAR ITAG). WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206491