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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 polio, measles, meningococcal & pneumococcal diseases, influenza, malaria, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, HPV, rotavirus, dengue & JE, CMV, rabies), ethical issues related to vaccine trials, financing of immunization, communication...

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ADVAC - Advanced Course of Vaccinology

Due to the COVID-19 situation,
the 21st ADVAC planned for 11 to 22 May 2020 has been cancelled
The 21st ADVAC will now be held from 10 to 21 May 2021.

Thursday, 2 April

WHO Geneva

Date: 2 April 2020
Time:  14h30 Geneva time 

  Play Webinar


Discussion topic:

Discussion topic:  Vaccine development platforms: application to coronavirus (progress and challenges)

Presenters: Dr Barney Graham, NIH, USA and Dr Melanie Saville, CEPI

Documents and links:
pdfPresentation of Barney Graham: Prototype pathogen approach to pandemic preparedness. (pdf file)
pdfPresentation of Melanie Saville: Covid-19 vaccine development platforms. (pdf file)

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ADVAC has partnered with other training institutions to compile a listing of existing vaccinology courses available globally.

Click below to access the Global Vaccine Training e-Portal.


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