Sixth ad hoc Meeting of PAHO's Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Vaccine-preventable Diseases. USA (virtual meeting). 16 November 2020


PAHO’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Vaccine-preventable Diseases held its sixth ad-hoc virtual meeting on 16 November 2020, to follow-up on the last ad-hoc virtual meeting held 3 months prior on the COVID-19 pandemic. The specific objectives of the meeting were to provide an epidemiological update on COVID-19 and its impact on national immunization programs (NIPs) in the Americas; review recommendations from WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on immunization regarding the value framework and roadmap for prioritizing the use of COVID-19 vaccines in the context of limited supply; update participants on the progress made through planning components for the introduction of COVID-19 vaccines; and discuss key priority activities to support countries in the Region.