Abstract

Article published in the Indian Pediatrics journal, 17 November 2009, Vol. 46, pages 945-954. The Hib and Pneumococcal subcommittee of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) in India met in April 2008. This paper focuses on the discussions regarding Hib vaccine introduction; the pneumococcal vaccine discussion is being published separately. The subcommittee reviewed the available published and unpublished literature as well as consulted prominent Hib experts to make an informed decision regarding the introduction of Hib vaccine into the routine Universal Immunization Program (UIP) in India. Source: http://www.indianpediatrics.net/nov2009/945.pdf

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