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International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision for Epidemic Meningitis Control. Report of the ninth meeting. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 15-16 December 2003

WHO/CDS/CSR/GAR/2004.17


International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision for Epidemic Meningitis Control. Report of the ninth meeting. Ougadougou, Burkina Faso, 15-16 December 2003

1- Summary
2- Opening address, description of meeting objectives and adoption of the agenda
3- Country reports on the previous epidemic season
4- Report on the activities of the ICG's executive Subgroup during the epidemic season
5- Global availability and management of ICG items
6- Specific research studies
7- Discussion and recommendations
8- Conclusions
Annex 1- Agenda
Annex 2- List of participants
Annex 3- Working groups composition
Annex 4- Decision tree for the use of ACW trivalent polysaccharide (PS) vaccine in the African meningitis belt countries

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