Mission to assess measles supplementary immunization activities (SIA) in Georgia

24–28 February 2014, Georgia

In response to an outbreak of measles, Georgia conducted a second phase of supplementary immunization activities (SIAs) in the period September 2013 through January 2014. A mission to assess these activities will be carried out on 24–28 February 2014 by two experts from WHO/Europe.

The aims of the mission are to review the outcomes and identified challenges, discuss extension of the SIAs, suggest modifications and possible inclusion of additional susceptible populations.