In light of the WHO Influenza strategy, the ILC-UK (International Longevity Centre – UK), the specialist think tank on the impact of longevity on society, will be holding a lunch event at the World Health Assembly to launch new research findings on attitudes to vaccination among older adults.
Policymakers should do more to tackle negative misconceptions of vaccinations and improve access to vaccines.
Experts in health and infectious diseases will today argue that a combination of antimicrobial resistance, complacency, austerity, climate change, urbanisation and migration are increasing the risk of infectious diseases and pandemics.
Research published by the Pacific Research Institute in San Francisco argues that Pharmacists could play a useful role in increasing uptake of adult vaccination.
New research published in the Journal of Public Health questions whether the use of community pharmacy to deliver vaccination has the effect of increasing uptake.
The WHO and ECDC have expressed concern about the drop in coverage of influenza vaccination among high-risk groups in Europe.
The European Commission has issued an “Open Public Consultation on “Strengthened cooperation against vaccine preventable diseases””
The European Commission has published a roadmap on “strengthened cooperation against vaccine preventable diseases”