The youngest NITAG in West Africa is being trained
The SIVAC initiative is supporting the Togo NITAG, the youngest to be established in West Africa where 7 countries are still without NITAG. Targeting over 25 participants, the training on issuing evidence-based recommendation notes is being held in Lomé from April 4th to 6th, 2017.
Established by ministerial decree in June 2015, the Togo NITAG was only officially launched in January 2017. The work plan for the year 2017 is already quite full. 6 recommendation notes need to be developed on national priority topics, including one on MenA vaccine and another one on Hepatitis B at birth.