Thirtieth session


Immunization Services and their Evaluation

         The Regional Committee,

         Having considered the report presented by the Regional Director;*

  1. NOTES the need for national evaluation of immunization services, as a means of:
    (1) ensuring efficient management of those services to reach the target population; and
    (2) providing information for the regional expanded programme on immunization;
  2. RECOMMENDS that Member States should strengthen the evaluation component of their immunization services within the overall framework of the national health management information system;
  3. REQUESTS the Regional Director to:
    (1) take steps to build a regional information system for the expanded programme on immunization, through intensified collaboration with Member States in information sharing;
    (2) provide collaboration in developing national capability in the evaluation of immunization programmes.

* WPR/RC30/19

05 October 1979

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