Workshop to discuss the new vaccines surveillance tool VINUVA

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Written by Monique Karijopawiro   
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 12:15
Workshop to discuss the new vaccines surveillance tool VINUVA

Introducing new and underutilized vaccines in countries has been of paramount importance to the immunization programme of PAHO. Consequently support has been given to countries to initiate or enhance their surveillance system especially for rotavirus, bacterial pneumonia and meningitis in preparation for the introduction of these new vaccines specifically. In 2004, the surveillance system for rotavirus started in selected countries (Suriname, Guyana and Sint Vincent and Grenadines) and countries agreed to send weekly surveillance data and a report at the end of the year.

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