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Celebrating World Immunisation Week 2024: Lessons learned and future priorities

25th Apr 2024
4:00 - 5:30pm (GMT)
25th Apr 2024
4:00 - 5:30pm (GMT)
Online event
Attendance certificate available
Free
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Description

ICHG Research and Advocacy Webinar jointly hosted with ISSOP

"Celebrating World Immunisation Week 2024: Lessons learned and future priorities”.

Thursday 25th April, 5-6pm BST (please note the earlier time).

Dr. Baleng Wutor is a research clinician and paediatrician at MRC Unit the Gambia. He will be discussing his work and reflecting on The challenge of undertaking infant vaccine trials in low- and middle-income countries: Experiences from a large cluster-randomized trial in rural Gambia.’

Dr. Emilie Karafillakis is an Assistant Professor and the European Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project at the Vaccine Confidence Project™, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Antwerp. She will be sharing her insights into ‘Vaccine confidence: challenges and opportunities.’

Zoom link:

https://lshtm.zoom.us/j/98596224412?pwd=b2tEbWJ3ZHJmS3Z2ZE1FbC9rMGhadz09

Meeting ID: 985 9622 4412

Password: 282343

Summary

This exciting teaching session is a celebration of World Immunisation Week 2024! The discussion will offer valuable lessons and highlight future priorities in the field of immunisation. Dr. Baleng Wutor is a research clinician and paediatrician at MRC Unit the Gambia. He will be discussing his work and reflecting on ‘The challenge of undertaking infant vaccine trials in low- and middle-income countries: Experiences from a large cluster-randomized trial in rural Gambia.’ Dr. Emilie Karafillakis is an Assistant Professor and the European Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project at the Vaccine Confidence Project™, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Antwerp. She will be sharing her insights into ‘Vaccine confidence: challenges and opportunities.’ Zoom link: https://lshtm.zoom.us/j/98596224412?pwd=b2tEbWJ3ZHJmS3Z2ZE1FbC9rMGhadz09

Learning objectives

1. To understand the challenges associated with conducting vaccine trials in low and middle-income countries, particularly in infant populations. 2. To draw insights and lessons from the real-world experiences of a large cluster-randomized vaccine trial conducted in rural Gambia. 3. To gain a comprehensive understanding of the factors that impact vaccine confidence globally, and the unique challenges and opportunities this presents for future immunisation efforts. 4. To explore potential strategies and interventions for improving vaccine confidence and uptake, particularly in light of the ongoing 2024 World Immunisation Week. 5. To promote a discussion on future priorities in immunisation, particularly in the context of public health and policy, considering the lessons learned from past experiences and the challenges ahead.
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25th Apr 2024
4:00 - 5:30pm (GMT)
Online event
Attendance certificate available
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ONLINE