Key dates

  • Economic Interest Groupings (EIGs)

    Creation of three economic interest groupings: GIE LAMIVAC, GIE Vaccilog and GIE

    Economics study in Benin and Ghana

    An economics study in Benin and Ghana conducts on costs, financing, and determinants of productivity of routine immunization programs and new vaccine introductions

    National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs)

    Support provided for the establishment of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) in Benin and Senegal through the SIVAC Initiative in collaboration with the West African Health Organisation (WAHO)

  • WHO Collaborating Centre

    AMP's Health Policy & Institutional Development (HPID) unit becomes a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHO CC) for evidence-informed immunization policymaking

    Centre Muraz

    Agreement signed with the Centre Muraz in Burkina Faso to set up a joint vaccinology research center called LAMIVAC


    Creation of AMP DEVELOPPEMENT, an endowment fund, and AMP SERVICES, a subsidiary regrouping AMP's primary scientific and technical expertise and project management capabilities


    ADAMA project launched in Togo and Benin to advocate for skilled human resources for health


    simCHOLERA distance learning project introduced to train health workers in cholera prevention/control in Chad and Central African Republic


    LOGIVAC project launched to enhance health logistics in Africa

    Institut Pasteur

    Agreement with the Institut Pasteur in Côte d'Ivoire to collaborate on vaccinology projects/research

  • PneumoTone

    PneumoTone surveillance study launched in collaboration with the Togolese Ministry of Health


    AMP organizes “AfriFlu” conference on influenza in Africa

  • Africhol

    Africhol established to improve cholera surveillance and prevention in Africa


    ADVIM created to enhance advocacy for immunization financing in three West African countries


    SIVAC program launched to support the creation or strengthening of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) in Gavi-eligible and middle-income countries

  • network of immunization professionals created in 11 sub-Saharan African countries

  • Yellow fever seminar

    2nd yellow fever seminar held in Bamako, Mali

  • EpiVacPlus

    EpiVacPlus program launched to improve immunization program performance in 11 sub-Saharan African countries

  • International Seminar on Yellow Fever

    AMP convenes international stakeholders in Dakar, Senegal to discuss the reemergence of yellow fever in Africa

  • Hib

    AMP conducts first Hib vaccine probe study in Lombok, Indonesia

  • Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib)

    AMP organizes international conference on Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) in Asia (Bali, Indonesia)


    Launch of EPIGEPS training program in epidemiology and health management

  • SIVA

    4th edition of SIVA held in Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire

  • SIVA

    AMP holds the 3rd edition of SIVA in Niamey, Niger in honor of Toon Van Wezel, a pioneer in vaccinology

  • IDEA

    Creation of the Institute for the Development of Applied Epidemiology (IDEA)

  • CDC

    Start of collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for training in field epidemiology

  • SIVA

    2nd edition of SIVA in Dakar, Senegal

  • eIPV

    New eIPV vaccine, against polio, proposed (containing 40-8-32 Di-antigen per dose)

  • IPV

    Beginning of collaboration with Dr. Jonas Salk, Dr. Charles Mérieux, Dr. Hans Cohen, and Dr. Toon Van Wezel on the development of a new inactivated polio vaccine (IPV)

  • Seminar on Vaccination in Africa (SIVA)

    AMP organizes the 1st International Seminar on Vaccination in Africa (SIVA) in Bamako

  • Birth of AMP