Introduction of the Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine into routine immunization in Senegal: the NITAG is getting ready

Senegal
NITAGs
18 October 2016

Requested by the Minister of Health to issue a recommendation on the introduction of the Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine into routine immunization, the Advisory Committee on Immunization in Senegal (CCVS) has established a working group to prepare a technical dossier to guide experts in their deliberations. The Working Group (WG) met in a workshop in Mbour from 12th to 14th October 2016.

With technical support from SIVAC initiative of HPID Center, the working group finalized the recommendation framework which specify critical data to support Senegal NITAG opinion on the relevance of the introduction of the meningococcal A conjugate vaccine into routine childhood immunization in Senegal. The working group also identified relevant studies from which evidence will be collected. The quality of this evidence will be assessed and data synthesized and analysed to prepare a strong technical dossier which will later form a basis for experts to make an informed decision on the subject. 

Flag_of_Senegal.svg.png

Related News & Events

  • Mali
    NITAGs

    The Ministry of Health of Mali designates the NITAG members

    04.09.2018

    In 2014 the Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene of Mali signed a decree to establish the NITAG. Four years later, the Ministry of Health nominates the 13 core members as well as the ex-officio and liaision members.

    Read more
  • United Kingdom
    NITAGs

    JCVI recommends to extend vaccination against HPV to boys

    18.07.2018

    The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisations (JCVI) has recommended that the HPV immunisation programme should be extended to cover boys.

    Read more
  • Ghana
    NITAGs

    Ghana inaugurates the NITAG

    11.07.2018

    On 16th May 2018, the Honorable minister of Health inaugurated NITAG-Ghana at the MoH conference room. Thus, Ghana took a bold step to join GAVI-eligible countries in sub-Saharan Africa to establish a National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG).

     

    Read more