Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

WHO Region: South-East Asia region World Bank Income Group:  Lower-middle-income country Gavi Co-financing Status: Fully self-financing Immunisation System Highlights:

  • The government of Sri Lanka self procures its vaccines.
  • An Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases (ACCD) acts as an independent technical body to strengthen decision-making on new vaccine introductions
  • Sri Lanka has developed the new e-based immunisation information system for their National Immunisation Programme, which will link with the WHO Vaccine Adverse Events Monitoring System (VAEMIS).