Regional Immunization Technical Advisory Group (RITAG) Meeting

South Africa
WHO
10 November 2017

The regional Immunization Technical Advisory Group (RITAG) Meeting is held on December 5th - 7th in Johannesburg.

Practical informations
5-7 December 2017
WHO AFRO
Johannesburg, South Africa

The agenda include sessions on:

  • WHO STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR RESEARCH ON IMMUNIZATION
  • POLIO ERADICATION & END-GAME STRATEGY
  • AFRICA REGIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN FOR IMMUNIZATION (RSPI) 2014-2020
  • CHOLERA CONTROL
  • MNT Elimination
  • DRAFTING RITAG RECOMMENDATIONS (CLOSED DOOR SESSION)

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