Global Action Plan at the Options Influenza Conference
5 – 10 September 2013, South Africa - Recent progress, achievements and next steps under the GAP were presented in the Cape Town “Options for the Control of Influenza VIII Conference”, 5 – 10 September 2013, attended by more than 950 participants.
The Options Influenza Conference series, organized with 3-4 year intervals, is the largest scientific meeting devoted to influenza and covers many disciplines, including vaccines. WHO delivered respectively a poster, an oral presentation on WHO's influenza vaccine manufacturing capacity building program and a keynote presentation in the final plenary session on global vaccine policy by Dr Marie-Paule Kieny.
An extensive abstract book of the Conference addressing many aspects of relevance to the three pillars of the GAP is accessible through the Conference website.