Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

SAGE Working Group to develop concept paper on optimizing the use of conjugate vaccines (April 2007 to November 2008)

Terms of Reference

  • To review existing evidence on the effectiveness of different schedules and strategies for conjugate vaccination in industrialized and developing countries.
  • To provide SAGE with a draft concept paper containing summaries and analyses needed to support its discussion and recommendation process.


SAGE Members

  • Mary-Ann Lansang
  • Hyam Bashour


  • Marc Laforce, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), France
  • Claire-Anne Siegrist, Centre Médical Universitaire, CMU, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Daniel Brasseur, Ministry of Public Health, Belgium
  • Robert Steinglass, IMMUNIZATIONbasics, USA
  • David Goldblatt, Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
  • Caroline Trotter, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

WHO secretariat

  • Marie-Pierre Preziosi
  • Ana-Maria Henao-Restrepo
  • Joachim Hombach

Last updated: 29 January 2009