Public Seminar: Vaccines in emergency situations

Vaccines in emergency situations: will they sort things out?


13th December 2018, 16:00-17:30  

Manson Lecture Theatre 

LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT


**To join us remotely please use the livestream link** 

The Vaccine Centre  invites you to attend the final event of the year, a fascinating selection of short talks from front line experts who are helping to tackle crises in different parts of the world using vaccines as an important tool. Following the 4 presentations, we look forward to your questions and comments. All welcome!


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”




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