Supported by: Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA), Myanmar Pediatric Society (MPS), and Industry Partners

13 September 2019, Friday
13:00 – 13:30 Registration & Lunch
13:30 – 13:35 Welcome & Introduction – Objectives and Program Overview
Chairperson
13:35 – 14:05 History and Impact of vaccination
Topics:
History of vaccines and vaccination
Impact and Value of vaccines
Ethics of vaccination
14:05 – 14:45 Basic vaccine immunology
Topics:
How and why vaccines work: Basics of immune responses
Adjuvants: What are they and how do they work
Concept of cross-protection and herd immunity
Fundamentals of vaccine clinical trials – Safety, efficacy and effectiveness
14:45 – 15:15 Implementing vaccination programmes
Topics:
Communication strategies
Importance of disease surveillance in vaccination strategies
Debunking the myths and countering the anti-vaccine movement
15:15 – 15:35 Coffee Break
15:35 – 16:35 Vaccination through the ages
Topics:
Vaccinations in infants
Vaccination in adolescents
Vaccination in pregnancy
Vaccination in the elderly
16:35 – 17:35 Focus on specific vaccines – Updates & Highlights
Topics:
Dengue vaccine
Rotavirus vaccine
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)
Influenza virus vaccine
Human Papillomavirus vaccine (HPV)
17:35 – 18:00 Practical aspects of vaccines – Clinical Cases and Quiz
Topics:
Clinical Cases & Quiz
18:00 – 18:20 Vaccines: The Future
Topics:
New vaccines in the pipeline
Developments in vaccine technology: The vaccines of the future
Advances in vaccine delivery technology: Novel strategies of the future
18:20 – 18:30 Q&A and Closing
Faculty Panel
Chairperson