2014 Partners Convene in Atlanta

PIVI Group Photo Dec 2013 MeetingOn December 3-4, 2013, the Task Force for Global Health’s Center for Vaccine Equity convened a meeting in Atlanta to formally launch the Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI). Founding partners engaged new partners and provided a forum for the 2014 participating countries to work with technical experts from CDC and other organizations to develop their program plans for the coming year. Partnership co-chairs Dr. Alan R. Hinman, Director for Programs at the Center for Vaccine Equity, and Dr. Joseph Bresee, Chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch for Influenza Division in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at CDC, welcomed more than 60 participants to the two-day meeting.