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Synflorix UMV: recommended by more and more national and local public health authorities 1-8

The use of Synflorix is supported by an increasing number of national and local public health authorities.

In 2018, 39 countries worldwide included Synflorix in their UMV/NIP programs.9

Here’s what some of them reported in support of their decision making:

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  1. Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee (PTAC) [New Zealand]. Immunisation Subcommittee of PTAC. Meeting held 28 October 2015 (minutes for web publishing). Available at: [accessed May 2018].
  2. Superior Health Council of Belgium (Conseil Supérieur de la Santé). Avis du Conseil Supérieur de la Santé Nº 8813. [Vaccination of children and adolescents against pneumococcus]; May 2015. Available at: [accessed May 2018].
  3. Health Council of the Netherlands. Executive summary. Vaccination of infants against pneumococcal infections; 2013. Available at: [accessed May 2018].
  4. Conseil Supérieur des Maladies Infectieuses (CSMI) [Superior Health Council of Infectious Diseases, Luxembourg]. [CSMI opinion for universal pneumococcal vaccination: 10 or 13-valent vaccine?]; September 20, 2016. Available at: [accessed May 2018].
  5. National Institute for Health and Welfare (Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos; THL) [Finland]. Tendering process for pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Available at:[accessed May 2018].
  6. Polskiego Towarzystwa Wakcynologii [Polish Society of Vaccinology]. [Position of the Board of the Polish Society of Vaccinology of 30/01/2017 on the selection of a vaccine for the general free vaccination of children against pneumococcus in Poland under the Protective Vaccination Programme]. Available at: [accessed May 2018].
  7. Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) [National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, Canada]. [Opinion on the optimal timing of vaccination of children against pneumococcal disease in Quebec]; September 2017. Available at: [accessed May 2018].
  8. Ministerio de Salud [Ministry of Health, El Salvador]. [Twitter tweet]; March 17, 2018. Available at: [accessed June 2018].
  9. GSK Data on File 2018N371700_00

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