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Vaccines in emergency situations- will they sort things out?

LSHTM Vaccine Centre

Before we all head to the comfort of holidays and Christmas Celebrations, The Vaccine Centre invites you to attend a fascinating selection of short talks from frontline experts who are all helping to tackle crises in different parts of the world using vaccines as an important tool:

Professor Jimmy Whitworth, Professor of International Public Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Public Health (LSHTM)

Title: “The problems with conducting vaccine trials for epidemic diseases: The case of Zika”

Dr Conall Watson, Honorary Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health (LSHTM), Consultant in Health Protection (Public Health England)

Title: “The design of a successful vaccine trial: The case of Ebola in Guinea”

Dr Flavio Finger, Research Fellow in Epidemiological Modelling, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health (LSHTM)

Title:  "Real-time analysis of the diphtheria outbreak amongst forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals in Bangladesh"

Dr Hana Rohan, Assistant Professor in Social Science, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team, Faculty of Public Health and Policy (LSHTM)

Title: “The challenges of designing a vaccine trial for the next pathogen: The case of Lassa”

Vaccine Lecture speakers - 13 Dec
Jimmy Whitworth, Conall Watson, Flavio Finger and Hana Rohan

Following their presentations, we look forward to your questions and comments.

Please join us on December 13th at 16-17:30 in the Manson Lecture Theatre



Free and open to all