12 September 2019
Asian Expanded Programme on Immunization managers held a meeting on Wednesday in Nay Pyi Taw. Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe attended the meeting and gave remarks.
The Union Minister stressed importance of research, capacity building, promotion of public awareness on immunization and immunization coverage. The meeting discussed Seasonal Flu, Japanese Encephalitis, Rotavirus, Cervical Cancer, Rabies, Diphtheria and Hepatitis B which can be protected by immunization.
Experts from John Hopkins Medical Institutions, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund, CDC, PATH, John Snow Inc, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Melbourne attended the meeting.
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