The State Council approved the joint interministerial meeting on vaccine management in a circular issued on April 2.
The meeting, led by the State Administration for Market Regulation, the National Health Commission, and the State Food and Drug Administration, is intended to enhance coordination among different departments and continue to improve vaccine management with clear responsibility and an efficient system.
According to the circular, the meeting will coordinate the layout of the vaccine industry, production, circulation, quality, safety, supply and storage, vaccination, and compensation.
It shall push forward technical innovation, process optimization and the upgrading of vaccines, regularly analyze vaccine safety, formulate emergency plans, and propose suggestions to improve work on vaccines.
The office for the meeting is located at the State Food and Drug Administration, which undertakes its daily work.