Health Research Policy and Systems
[Accessed 10 Oct 2020]
Content type: Research
Strengthening National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups in resource-limited settings: current and potential linkages with polio national certification committees
Authors: Sharon A. Greene, Blanche-Philomene Melanga Anya, Humayun Asghar, Irtaza A. Chaudhri, S. Deblina Datta, Morgane E. Donadel, Koffi Isidore Kouadio, Abigail M. Shefer and Kathleen F. Cavallaro
6 October 2020
Countries are transitioning assets and functions from polio eradication to integrated immunization and surveillance activities. We assessed the extent of linkages between and perceptions of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) and National Certification Committees (NCCs) for polio eradication to understand how linkages can be leveraged to improve efficiencies of these expert bodies.