A NITAG in Zambia
The National Immunisation Technical Advisory Group ( NITAG) will serve as the principal advisory group to the immunisation programme and country for development of policy related to vaccines and immunisation. The main roles of the NITAG includes :
- Offering a credible, transparent, and independent decision-making process regarding vaccination;
- Propose recommendations adapted to suite Zambia;
- Strenghtening of national immunisation programmes through synergy.
The NITAG is also intented to add value to existing immunisation committees such as National Certification Committee for Polio Eradication ( NCC); National Polio Experts Committee ( NPEC) , Natioanl Task Force ( NTF), National Epidemics Committee ( NEC), Inter –Agency Coordination Committee ( ICC)