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Title: Preparing for dengue vaccine introduction in ASEAN countries: Recommendations from the first ADVA regional workshop
Authors: Usa Thisyakorn
Maria R. Capeding
Daniel Yam Thiam Goh
Sri Rezeki Hadinegoro
Zulkifli Ismail
Terapong Tantawichien
Sutee Yoksan
Tikki Pang
Chulalongkorn University
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Universitas Indonesia
Shah Alam
Mahidol University
NUS - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Keywords: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology;Immunology and Microbiology;Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2014
Citation: Expert Review of Vaccines. Vol.13, No.5 (2014), 581-587
Abstract: The independent, scientific and educational The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States Dengue Vaccination Advocacy Steering Committee (ADVASC) was established in 2011 to address the practical challenges faced by ASEAN countries as they prepare for the eventual introduction of a dengue vaccine. ADVASC convened a workshop in September 2012 that drew together public health representatives and dengue experts from seven ASEAN countries in order to make practical recommendations to improve current surveillance and diagnostics for dengue to enable countries to assess consistently, and accurately communicate, the impact of a dengue vaccine. The workshop compared surveillance and diagnostic capacity in these ASEAN countries and made recommendations to streamline and harmonize key elements of these systems. In particular, attendees recommended the need for reconciliation and harmonization of the different World Health Organization guidelines, in use in ASEAN countries for case definition and surveillance of dengue. © 2014 Informa UK, Ltd.
ISSN: 17448395
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2011-2015

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