Le NRC rejoint le réseau pour la sécurité des vaccins (VSN)

November 30, 2016

Le NITAG Resource Center (NRC), site web dédié aux GTCV et géré par le centre collaborateur « Politiques de Santé et Développement Institutionnel », a récemment été évalué par le réseau...

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SIVAC Back CCVS Experts in their Recommendation on the Introduction of MenAfriVacTM Vaccine

October 14, 2016

Set up in 2013 by ministerial decree, the Advisory Committee on Immunization in Senegal (CCVS), composed of national experts, put in place a workgroup to help them come to a decision on the introduction of the vaccine against meningitis A in the routine immunization program for children under two...

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Orientation Workshop for Members of the Zimbabwe NITAG

August 03, 2016

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 ...

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Evaluation of The Moldovan NITAG's Performance

July 18, 2016

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...

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First meeting of the global network of NITAGs

May 25, 2016

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...

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

April 29, 2016

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...

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Orientation Workshop for South Sudan and Kenya NITAGs

April 29, 2016

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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Informing Vaccine Decision Making with Economic Evidence

March 31, 2016

The HPID Center organized a training workshop to support NITAGs in understanding the role of economic evidence in the development of immunization recommendations. The workshop, which took place in Abidjan on March 29th and 30th, gathered the CNEIV-CI and its secretariat, the NITAG of Cote...

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Strengthening the Armenian NITAG

February 01, 2016

In the framework of the joint HPID and WHO-EURO work plan to support NITAG in the European Region, the HPID Unit visited the Armenian NITAG and stakeholders on February 11th and 12th. The purpose of this visit was to present the findings of the evaluation of the performance of the Armenian...

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Capacity-Strengthening Workshop for NITAG-Burkina on the Preparation of Recommendation Notes

February 01, 2016

AMP's SIVAC Initiative facilitated a capacity-strengthening workshop for the Burkina Faso National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG-Burkina) from February 10 to 12, 2016, on the development of recommendation notes. The specific objectives of this workshop were to train the members...

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Participation in the Meeting Implementing the Collaboration Between European Union NITAGs in Berlin

December 01, 2015

The SIVAC team was invited to a meeting implementing the collaboration between the European Union NITAGs organized on December 2 and 3, 2015  by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Berlin (Germany). The need to collaborate can be explained by the fact that many...

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Participation in the Sri Lankan ACCD Meeting

December 01, 2015

The Sri Lankan Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases (ACCD) has been in existence since the 1960s, and serves as the country’s NITAG, issuing recommendations on vaccine-preventable diseases, as well as other communicable diseases. The Epidemiology Unit acts as the secretariat. The...

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