Regional bodies supporting national-level evidence-informed decision-making on vaccines

A range of regional bodies support national decision-making processes related to immunisation and public health policy. This brief profiles five bodies in different geographic regions that vary in the orientation and breadth of their thematic scope: ProVac in the Americas, the Caribbean Immunization Technical Advisory Group (CITAG), South-East Asia Regional Immunization Technical Advisory Group (SEAR-ITAG), Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Programme (HITAP) through its International Unit (HIU) and the West African Health Organization (WAHO).