Developing a seasonal influenza vaccine recommendation in Kenya: Process and challenges faced by the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG).

Affiliation

Supporting Independent Immunization and Vaccine Advisory Committees (SIVAC) Initiative, Agency for Preventive Medicine (AMP), Paris, France. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

In 2014 the Kenya National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (KENITAG) was asked by the Ministry of Health to provide an evidence-based recommendation on whether the seasonal influenza vaccine should be introduced into the national immunization program (NIP).

Keywords

Immunisation,Influenza vaccination program,Low- and middle-income country,Policy,