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TropEd Advanced Vaccinology Course

The TropEd Advanced Vaccinology Course was organised by the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health of Berlin, Germany, and the Network for Education and Support in Immunisation/University of Antwerp, Belgium, from 10 to 14 January 2011 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 33 European institutions and 7 non-European institutions).

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Last updated : 2 August, 2017

Introduction of New Vaccines-Experience Exchange Meeting

The Experience Exchange Meeting on the introduction of new vaccines took place in Pretoria, South Africa, from 28 to 30 July 2010, and was organised by SAVIC/University of Limpopo Medunsa Campus in collaboration with the University of Pretoria and the Network for Education and Support in Immunisation (NESI)/University of Antwerpen. This meeting was convened at a time when countries are augmenting their strategies to reach UN Millennium Development Goals.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Development of training DVD for Introduction of Pneumococcal Vaccine

Kenya is the first African country to introduce the new pneumococcal vaccine, PCV10, into their national immunisation programme. The recommended schedule to administer the vaccine is at 6, 10 and 14 weeks, at the same time as the pentavalent vaccine (DTP-HepB/Hib). This pneumococcal vaccine is presented in a liquid form in a two-dose vial without preservative.

Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Workshop to develop Vaccinology Modules

In April 2009, a first workshop was organized to develop generic training materials and handouts for vaccinology courses. During this meeting, a list of 40 vaccinology modules was developed and two key facilitators for each module were identified.

Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Southern Africa Vaccinology Course

NESI has been active in building capacity in immunisation for the Southern African sub-region since 2005 through annual vaccinology courses with the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, as local organiser.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Francophone Regional Vaccinology Course

The second regional vaccinology course for francophone countries was organised by WHO/AFRO in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Benin, UNICEF, USAID and NESI, from 23 to 28 august in Cotonou, Benin.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Advanced Course on Vaccinology in Asia-Pacific Region

This annual vaccinology course was organised for the 10th time by the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, from 10 to 15 May in Seoul, South Korea. The course is intended for scientists and decision-makers involved in vaccine development, in the implementation of new vaccination strategies or in policy decisions related to the introduction of new vaccines in public health programmes. It is relevant for both the public and private sectors.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Troped Advanced Vaccinology Course

The TropEd advanced vaccinology course was organised by the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin, GSK Biologicals and NESI/UA, from 10 to 15 January 2010 in Rixensart, Belgium. There was a collaboration with 3 Universities of South Africa (Cape Town,  Pretoria and Limpopo) and the University Cheikh Anta Diop (Senegal). The course is an accredited module (2 ECTS credit points) in the TropEd Masters Programme in International Health.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

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