Immunization

Vaccine supply and quality

Courtesy of Bio Farma

Immunization programmes have become more successful by protecting an increased proportion of populations throughout South-East Asia. As programmes become better at protecting populations an increased level of attention and expectation have required scaling-up efforts in the area of vaccine safety, quality and management.

Myanmar workshop on adverse events following immunization

Courtesy of MoH Myanmar

As part of Pentavalent vaccine introduction, the Ministry of Health, Myanmar, with the technical support of WHO conducted a national workshop on Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) Monitoring, Investigation and Causality Assessment. The workshop aimed at strengthening the capacity of national programme managers, national AEFI committee members and the Food and Drugs Administration to detect, investigate, manage, and respond to AEFI cases and conduct causality assessment.

Contact

Immunization and Vaccine Development
WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Indraprastha Estate
Mahatma Gandhi Marg
New Delhi 10002

Telephone: +91 11 2337 0804
Fax: +91 11 2337 0106
Email: searivd@searo.who.int