The Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) is a global forum of scientists and immunization experts working to save lives and reduce suffering by advancing typhoid vaccination in high burden communities; populations affected by complex emergencies and natural disasters; and persons at risk for typhoid or its transmission as a result of their occupation or travel.
As part of a comprehensive and integrated approach to the control of enteric fever, the aim of the CaT is to expedite and sustain rational, evidence-based decisions regarding the use of typhoid vaccines. This aim will be achieved through:
The CaT Secretariat was created to serve as a convener, advocate, and resource-builder to achieve the aim of the CaT. Although the Secretariat supports CaT members in all work plan-related policy, program, research and advocacy activities, the Secretariat was specifically tasked by CaT members to:
Participation in CaT is open to any institution interested in contributing to the prevention and control of typhoid fever. Please contact the CaT Secretariat directly: firstname.lastname@example.org