NESI website

NESI website contents: Information and materials contained in the website are from peer reviewed scientific journals and websites whose information reporting is evidence-based. Where applicable, references are provided.

In addition, NESI shares some of its educational and operational research work on the website, including summaries of vaccinology courses/workshops/meetings. Training materials developed by NESI and partners are thoroughly reviewed by immunisation experts from e.g. the World Health Organization and academia.

Links to other websites providing information on vaccines and immunisation are also shared (e.g. World Health Organization and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance).

The website master is responsible for the day to day management of the website. The NESI Director provides final oversight to the overall management of the website, including its contents. 

Depending on the content or type of training materials the following experts are involved in the reviewing process:


Rose Burnett: MSc, PhD

Professor and Head of the South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre (SAVIC)

Department of Virology, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University -  South Africa


Benjamin Kagina: MSc, PhD

Research Officer/Vaccinologist, Vaccines for Africa (VACFA)

Department of Public Health & Family Medicine, University of Cape Town - South Africa 


Anwar Hoosen: MSc, MD, FCPath, MMed

Consultant Pathologist, JDJ Diagnostics - South Africa


Other immunisation experts e.g. WHO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. 




Last updated : 7 February, 2020