WHO Consultation on the Composition of Influenza Vaccine for the Southern Hemisphere 2011

29 September 2010: Information meeting (Morning)

WHO Information Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Vaccines for the Southern Hemisphere 2011

Geneva, Switzerland:

Ramada Park Hôtel, avenue Louis-Casaï 75-77, 1216 Cointrin, Tel. 022 710 30 00


Representatives from national drug regulatory agencies, influenza vaccine manufacturers and members of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance Network.

Registration required: Registration is free of charge. For registration, please send an email to, with subject: Information Meeting on Influenza Vaccine Compositions for Southern Hemisphere 2011

Provisional agenda items

  • Opening and welcome
  • Selection of Chair
  • Influenza in the world and virus characterization
  • Vaccine serology studies
  • WHO recommendation for the composition of influenza vaccines for use in the Southern Hemisphere 2011
  • Availability of vaccine reassortant viruses and reference reagents
  • Round-table discussion
  • Summary of round-table discussion
  • Closing