The Republic of Guinea-Bissau expresses the wish to create a NITAG

Guinea-Bissau
21 July 2015

In a letter sent on June 26th to Director General of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), the Ministery of Health expresses the wish to create a NITAG.

Flag_of_Guinea-Bissau.svg.png

The country is also requesting technical support to explore the feasibility of such creation. The SIVAC initiative along with WAHO are working together to organise a meeting in the country.

Related News & Events

  • NITAG training

    Read more on NITAG training in resource-constrained settings

    20.06.2019

    Antoinette Ba-Nguy and Adeel Shaah, ex-SIVAC staff and experienced NITAG trainers,  wrote an article on the NITAG trainings delivered through the Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI) program.

    Read more
  • SAGE

    new Interim Recommendations on Vaccination against Ebola Virus Disease from SAGE

    13.05.2019

    Over the last four weeks, the Ebola outbreak in the Eastern Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has deteriorated with a large increase in the number of cases1. A major factor in this rise is an increase in critical security incidents that have dramatically affected the ability to identify, follow up and vaccinate contacts successfully. This context challenges the implementation of ring vaccination based on the identification of contacts and contacts of contacts, as recommended by SAGE in April 2017 and confirmed by SAGE during its April 2019 meeting. Further, a potential vaccine shortage may manifest in case the outbreak expands further and/or is prolonged.

    Read more
  • Network

    Are you the next GNN chair?

    26.03.2019

    The secretariat of the Global NITAG Network is proud to announce an open call for nomination for the new chair for a 2 year mandate.  The vacant will be generated when Pr Anthony Harnden ends his term in June 2019.

    Read more