Global Alert and Response (GAR)

The use of polysaccharide trivalent ACW vaccine for the control of epidemic meningococcal disease outbreaks in countries of the African meningitis belt.
Recommendations from an international informal consultation

WHO/CDS/CSR/GAR/2003.14


The use of polysaccharide trivalent ACW vaccine for the control of epidemic meningococcal disease in countries of the African meningitis belt .Recommendations from an international informal consultation

I. Background
II. Current strategy for outbreak response
III. Decisional tree for the use of ACW trivalent polysaccharide (PS) vaccine
IV. Recommendations associated to the use of the decisional tree
V. Release mechanisms for the PS trivalent ACW vaccine
VI. Conclusions

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