In-service training

ADVAC – 15th Advanced Course of Vaccinology

The 15th Advanced Course of Vaccinology (ADVAC) was organised by Fondation Mérieux and the University of Geneva, at Veyrier-du-Lac, France, from 12 to 23 May 2014.

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Last updated : 11 September, 2014

TropEd Advanced Vaccinology Course

The TropEd Advanced Vaccinology Course was organised by the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health (ITMIH), Berlin, and NESI/UAntwerp, from 6 to 17 January 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The course is an accredited module (3.5 ECTS credit points) of the TropEd Masters Programme in International Health. TropEd is a network of institutions for higher education in International Health, including European and non-European institutions. This was the first time that the course was run for two weeks, following faculty and student recommendations.

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Last updated : 11 June, 2015

Workshop Vaccinology Modules

Standard training materials for vaccinology courses are currently being developed. These training materials will facilitate the learning process during vaccinology courses. In addition it will enable participants of these courses to use the modules in their lectures at health training institutions or to organise national in-service vaccinology courses.

The modules are developed according to the following reference format:

Last updated : 2 September, 2014

The 13th International Advanced Course on Vaccinology in Asia-Pacific Region

The 13th International Advanced Course on Vaccinology in the Asia-Pacific Region, organised by the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), was held from 13 to 18 May 2013, in Seoul, Korea.

The course aimed to strengthen the capacity of participants in vaccinology by providing a comprehensive overview of the vaccine continuum, from vaccine development, evaluation and regulatory principles, to production, post-licensure, introduction and policy issues.

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Last updated : 25 March, 2014

9th Annual African Vaccinology Course

Since 2005, NESI has been involved in building capacity in vaccinology for the Southern African sub-region through annual vaccinology courses with the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, as local organiser. The 9th African vaccinology course was organised in Cape Town, South Africa, from 25 to 29 November 2013, and was hosted by the Vaccine for Africa Initiative (VACFA), based at UCT's Institute for Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine.

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Last updated : 25 March, 2014

9th Annual African Vaccinology Course

Since 2005, NESI has been involved in building capacity in vaccinology for the Southern African sub-region through annual vaccinology courses with the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, as local organiser. The 9th African vaccinology course was organised in Cape Town, South Africa, from 25 to 29 November 2013, and was hosted by the Vaccine for Africa Initiative (VACFA), based at UCT's Institute for Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine.

STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION WORKSHOP: Developing Training Materials for In-Service Health Care Workers to Strengthen Delivery of Immunisation Services within the South African Expanded Programme on Immunisation

A two day national stakeholders meeting was organized by the South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre (SAVIC)/University of Limpopo and the National Department of Health in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 15 and 16 July 2013.

The workshop aimed to reach consensus on the development of immunisation training materials to improve and strengthen knowledge of current immunisation practices of in-service health care workers (doctors, nurses and other health professionals) working within the South African Expanded Programme on Immunisation.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION WORKSHOP: Developing Training Materials for In-Service Health Care Workers to Strengthen Delivery of Immunisation Services within the South African Expanded Programme on Immunisation

A two day national stakeholders meeting was organized by the South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre (SAVIC)/University of Limpopo and the National Department of Health in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 15 and 16 July 2013.

The workshop aimed to reach consensus on the development of immunisation training materials to improve and strengthen knowledge of current immunisation practices of in-service health care workers (doctors, nurses and other health professionals) working within the South African Expanded Programme on Immunisation.

TropEd Advanced Vaccinology course

The TropEd Advanced Vaccinology Course was organised by the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin, and NESI/UA, from 7 to 11 January 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The course is an accredited module (2 ECTS credit points) in the TropEd Masters Programme in International Health. TropEd is a network of institutions for higher education in International Health, including European and non-European institutions.

Sixteen students from both industrialised and developing countries attended the course.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

5th Regional Vaccinology Course for Anglophone countries

The 5th Regional Vaccinology Course for Anglophone countries was organized by WHO/AFRO in collaboration with the National Department of Health of South Africa, SAVIC/University of Limpopo, UNICEF, GAVI Alliance, USAID and NESI/UA, from May 27th to June 1st 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013