19th Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Immunization and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the Western Pacific Region
23-27 August 2010 - Manila, Philippines
The 19th Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) in the Western Pacific Region was held from 24 to 27 August 2010 in Manila, Philippines. A meeting of the Regional Interagency Coordinating Committee was convened concurrently with the TAG Meeting.
The objectives of the meeting were to identify challenges and provide recommendations for the Region and Member States in the context of strategies outlined in the Global Immunization Vision 2006–2015. These aimed to achieve measles elimination and the hepatitis B control milestone by 2012 (twin goals), plus maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination (MNTE) and maintaining poliomyelitis-free status.