Third Regional Workshop on Surveillance and Laboratory Networks for New Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
24-26 October 2012 - Manila, Philippines
- to share country lessons learnt in implementing rotavirus and IB-VPD surveillance including laboratory quality assurance;
- to provide technical updates and introduce revised standard operating procedures for rotavirus and IB-VPD surveillance and laboratory testing;
- to review findings from the global and regional rotavirus and IB-VPD surveillance and laboratory networks and programmatic use of the data; and
- to make recommendations for network strengthening and develop short- and medium-term country action plans to improve the quality of new VPD surveillance.