2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of Spanish Flu. The deadly influenza (flu) pandemic infected some 500 million people and resulted in deaths of between 50 and 100 million people.
‘The role of vaccines in the fight against antimicrobial resistance’ was the event held in the European Parliament on 27th June 2018, hosted by the Coalition for Life-Course Immunisation.
New research ‘An Economic Analysis of Flu Vaccination’ paints a picture of lives saved and costs averted, but more needs to be done to increase uptake.
From big data to blockchain, and gamification to AI and robotics, can technology help increase uptake of adult immunisations?
ILC-UK have today published a think piece which explores how technology is beginning to influence the delivery and uptake of adult vaccination.
The new infographic from Pfizer explains how vaccines can help people live healthier, more productive
The most important achievements in public health occurred during the last century. Together with clean water, sanitation and the use of antibiotics, vaccines are an essential part of these achievements.
Doctors and health professionals are regularly paying hundreds of pounds for their teenage sons to receive a vaccination against cancer that girls already receive for free on the NHS, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. Is boys’ health being put at risk?
From Big Data to the Internet of Things: Can technology help increase uptake of adult immunisations?
Living longer can provide significant positive opportunities both for individuals and society; yet, without good health and the ability to do what is valued, growing older can be a double-edged sword. Disease prevention is a vital pillar of sound public health strategies that brings with it significant social and economic benefits particularly in the field of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs).
Here are 5 facts that help illustrate the benefits of vaccinations and its role in helping prevent disease.