Expanded programme on immunization

Fifth Biregional Meeting on Japanese Encephalitis Prevention and Control

30 May - 1 June 2011 - Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic


  • To review progress in establishing the WHO JE surveillance and laboratory networks and to develop action plans for strengthening quality of surveillance, networks coordination and their sustainability
  • To review findings from JE surveillance and country plans for JE vaccine introduction or expansion, and to identify ways to improve the use of JE surveillance data to inform programme decision-making
  • To review experiences of countries implementing JE vaccination programmes, share the lessons learnt with countries planning vaccine introduction, and to develop action plans for evaluating programme impact.