Report of the inter-country capacity building workshop for National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) on evidence informed policy-making on immunization (Dakar, 24-27 September 2013).

EVIPNet and the WHO Collaborating Centre for evidence informed immunization policy-making (Health Policy and Institutional Development--HPID Unit, Agence de Médecine Preventive, France), organized on 24 to 27 September 2013 a workshop in Dakar, Senegal to train National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) on the development of evidence informed recommendations on vaccine and immunization. Eleven participants from African francophone countries (Ivory Coast, Senegal and Benin) were trained. The workshop was led by women facilitators: Antoinette Ba-Nguz from SIVAC Initiative (Agence de Médecine Préventive), Salimata Ki/Ouedgraogo from Ministry of Health and EVIPNet Burkina Faso, Bineta Ndir Diop from Ministry of Health (future EVIPNet Senegal) and Isabelle Wachsmuth (EVIPNet WHO Global Secretariat).

  • WHO
  • Africa
  • Benin
  • decision making
  • health policy