ADVAC: a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental agencies, in all fields related to vaccines and vaccination, vaccine trials, new vaccines, vaccination strategies and policies, vaccine-specific issues (including hepatitis, meningitis, polio, measles, pneumococcal diseases, influenza, malaria, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, HPV, rotavirus, dengue & JE), ethical issues related to vaccine trials, financing of immunization policy, communication
Over 60 top-level international lecturers and working group supervisors, all experts in vaccinology
The 15th Advanced Course of Vaccinology - ADVAC 15 is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net. The 15th Advanced Course of Vaccinology - ADVAC 15- is designated for up to 60 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
2014 Course: From 12 to 23 May 2014. Deadline for applications was on 15 November 2013 and the on-line application process is now closed.
Applications for ADVAC 2015 will be received from 1 July 2014. Deadline for applications will be on 15 November 2014.
Practical information on the location of the Advanced Course of Vaccinology at Les Pensières can be obtained on the Fondation Mérieux website.