Influenza

WHO Consultation and Information Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vaccines for the Northern Hemisphere 2012-2013


WHO Information Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vaccines for the Northern Hemisphere 2012-2013

23 February 2012 (morning)

Meeting venue

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Participants

Representatives from national or regional vaccine regulatory agencies, influenza vaccine manufacturers and members of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS).

Registration is required and free of charge. For registration to the information meeting, please send an email to gisrs-whohq@who.int, with subject: Registration Information Meeting on Influenza Vaccine Virus Composition

Provisional agenda

  • Opening and welcome
  • Selection of Chair
  • Summary report of influenza in the world and virus characterization
  • Vaccine serology studies
  • WHO recommendation for the composition of influenza virus vaccines for the northern hemisphere 2012-2013
  • Availability of candidate vaccine viruses and reference reagents
  • Round-table discussion
  • Closure of the meeting
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