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World Immunization Week 2021 Webinars

For World Immunization Week 2021 the VaC hosted a series of remote events focusing each day on an important area of vaccine research, science and debate. The theme of the week 2021 is  'vaccines brings us closer''.

Day 1 Vaccines against diarrhoeal illnesses

Dr Ed Parker, LSHTM & Professor Calman McLennan Oxford/BactiVaC/BMGF

Day 2 COVID-19 vaccine passports or certification: a good or bad idea?

Prof James Wilson, UCL & Dr Edgar Whitley, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Day 3 Enhancing mother’s gifts: Up and coming vaccines for pregnant women to protect their newborns from infections

Professor Kirsty le Doare, St George’s UL/MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) & Dr Fiona Culley, Imperial College London

Day 4 Human challenge models to advance vaccines against respiratory pathogens

Dr Chris Chiu, Imperial College London & Professor Robert Read, University of Southampton

Day 5 Vaccine Centre Annual Lecture:  “Vaccines and monoclonals to regain our freedom”

Dr Rino Rappuoli, GSK

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Group A Streptococcus with Professor Shiranee Sriskandan

What is Group A Streptococcus? Why isn't there a vaccine? Who is at risk from infection?

Professor Shiranee Sriskandan from the Department of Infectious Disease at Imperial College London sits down with Professor Beate Kampmann from the LSHTM Vaccine Centre to talk about Group A streptococcus and the work being done in her lab and beyond.

 


 

STI Vaccine Road Map: In conversation with Dr Sami Gottlieb (WHO)

In this podcast, Professor Beate Kampmann director of the LSHTM Vaccine Centre, sits down with Dr Sami Gottlieb from the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at the World Health Organisation (WHO) to hear more about the global road map on STI Vaccines.


 

World Pneumonia Day - November 2019

To mark World Pneumonia Day a team from LSHTM and KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme worked with Ministry of Health staff in Kilifi County, Kenya, to organise a series of events. This included five short films, two radio broadcasts and three community theatre events.


 

Nature Review article on vaccines

LSHTM academics contributed to an important article published in Nature in November: Immunization: vital progress, unfinished agenda

A summary video shares highlights from this work:


 

World Immunization Week podcasts: April 2019

To celebrate World Immunization Week the Vaccine Centre at LSHTM produced a short podcast series to showcase the important work going on in Vaccine application, innovation and evaluation at the School and beyond.

Episode 1: Progress towards a universal flu vaccine

Episode 2: Learning from Nature - protecting newborns against infections

Episode 3: TB and the story of the BCG vaccine

Episode 4: New TB vaccines - the cutting edge

Episode 5: Understanding vaccine confidence - insights from social science

Episode 6: A WHO perspective on vaccines and immunisation