Mérieux Foundation co-organized event

5th Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) – Working Group on Oral Cholera Vaccine

December 5 - 6, 2018 - Les Pensieres Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)

Background

5th Global Task Force on Cholera Control annual meeting

We are celebrating this month the first anniversary since the launch The meeting will be an opportunity to get an update on the implementation of the Ending Cholera Roadmap in countries. More specifically the proposed objectives and topics for discussion are as follows:

To provide an update on the implementation of the Ending Cholera Roadmap and integration of OCV in cholera control plans including:

  • Perspectives from participating countries
  • Lessons learnt and way forward to engage countries in cholera control

To discuss perspectives on OCV use moving forward including:

  • Outcomes of the Gavi Vaccine Investment Strategy and long term support for OCV
  • Update on supply availability for 2019 and beyond
  • GTFCC support to countries and OCV use – follow up from the 2018 GTFCC annual meeting and discussions on the process to access OCV
  • Standard approach for M&E

To review and validate the OCV research agenda:

  • Feedback from the GTFCC research agenda meeting and cholera research priorities – updates from other GTFCC WGs
  • Update from partners on research projects
  • Validation of the OCV WG research priorities
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