Supporting National Independent Immunization
and Advisory Committees

The SIVAC Initiative is a project of the AMP's Health Policy and Institutional Development (HPID) center. HPID is a WHO Collaborating Center supporting evidence-based immunization policy decision-making. The SIVAC Initiative, launched in 2008, is a support project towards the creation and strengthening of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs).

SIVAC in Figures
recently established
29 countries
technical and financial support
NITAG members trained

Orientation Workshop for Members of the Zimbabwe NITAG

The SIVAC Initiative of the HPID Center and WHO are organising an orientation workshop for members of the Zimbabwe NITAG in Harare on July 18th-19th 2016.  The twenty-five (25 ) members (including core and liaison members as well as ...

Evaluation of The Moldovan NITAG's Performance

As part of its collaboration with WHO EURO to strengthen National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs), a team of the SIVAC Initiative / HPID Center visited the Moldovan NITAG from 18th to 20th May 2016. The objective was to evaluate the Moldovan NITAG’s performance through the...
Première réunion du réseau mondial des GTCV

First meeting of the global network of NITAGs

On 11 and 12 May 2016, for the first time, representatives of NITAGs from all WHO regions gathered in Veyrier du Lac (France) to discuss collaboration between themselves. During the first day of the meeting, participants reviewed the existing regional networks of NITAGs and the tools that can...

The First Ever Regional Network of NITAGs Established in South-East Asia

In 2015, South East Asia was the first WHO region to establish NITAGs in each of their countries. The 11 NITAGs since expressed a great interest in establishing a regional network dedicated to the activities of their committees and the exchange of experiences. The consultative workshop, which took...

Orientation Workshop for South Sudan and Kenya NITAGs

The South Sudan Immunization Technical Advisory Group (SSITAG) was originally established through a Ministerial order in January 2013. However, due to internal and external challenges, including the armed conflict of 2013 to 2015, the NITAG did not commence operations as intended.  The...

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