First meeting of regional technical advisory group (RTAG) on dengue
AbstractDescription: The First Meeting of the Regional Technical Advisory Group on Dengue (RTAG-Dengue) was held at the Club Andaman Beach Resort, Phuket, Thailand from 17 to 18 September 2007. The meeting was organized to provide technical guidance to the Regional Director, South-East Asia Region, on prevention and control of dengue. The meeting was attended by TAG members and staff from Tropical Disease Research, WHO/HQ, the Regional Offices for the South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions, and country offices of Member countries. The meeting reviewed the global dengue situation and the state of the disease in the South-East Asia and the Western Pacific; the draft Regional Strategic Plan for Prevention and Control of Dengue (2007-2015), prepared by the Regional Office for South-East Asia and the draft logframe prepared by the Regional Office for the Western Pacific. Each element of the strategy has been reviewed and endorsed. There were also discussions on newly developed technology and approaches. Consensus was also achieved on a single harmonized Asia-Pacific Strategic Plan for Dengue Control (2008-2015).
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2008). First meeting of regional technical advisory group (RTAG) on dengue. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205095