Insights 15/15 from the 3rd Asia Dengue Summit

As per global strategy for dengue prevention and control, 2012-2020, WHO objectives include reduction in dengue mortality by at least 50% by 2020 and reduction in dengue morbidity by at least 25% by 2020. (WHO Global strategy for dengue prevention and control 2012-2020) The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on immunization acknowledges that an integrated approach for dengue prevention and control should include sustained vector control, best evidence-based clinical care and vaccination. (WHO Weekly epidemiological record, 2018)