Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology

Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 2015 / Article

Commentary | Open Access

Volume 26 |Article ID 431428 | 3 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/431428

Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization: Celebrating 50 Years

Abstract

Vaccines have saved more lives than any other innovation in modern medicine. National immunization committees play a vital role in the development of evidence-based recommendations for the use of vaccines. The present article describes the evolution and work of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization in Canada as the group marks its 50th anniversary. The article also provides insight into the future challenges that the committee is likely to face.

Copyright © 2015 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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