Influenza

WHO Consultation and Information Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vaccines for the Northern Hemisphere 2014-2015


WHO Information Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vaccines for the Northern Hemisphere 2014-2015

20 February 2014 (morning)

Meeting venue

Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland

Participants

Representatives and individuals from vaccine regulatory agencies, influenza vaccine manufacturers, members of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), and other interested institutions.

Registration is required and free of charge. For registration to the information meeting, please send an email to gisrs-whohq@who.int, by 9 February 2014 with subject: Registration Information Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vaccines

For security reasons, failure in registration before the deadline may result in rejection of admission into the meeting venue.

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 2014-2015
  • Availability of candidate vaccine viruses and reference reagents
  • Round-table discussion
  • Closure of the meeting
Publication date: 23 December 2013
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