In May 2017, IFPMA brought together industry leaders, senior policymakers, and representations from the diplomatic community, as well as key global health stakeholders attending the World Health Assembly, to discuss immunisation and prevention.
26 antibiotics, including colistin, proved ineffective against the superbug that killed a 70 US woman.
The WHO has published the results of an online Q&A discussion about vaccination and antibiotic resistance.
The UK Food Standards Agency’s use of social media to map outbreaks of the norovirus holds lessons for how to target vaccine awareness and outreach campaigns.
Speaking at an International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) event in London, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Gina Radford, argued that too few of us wash our hands properly, despite the importance of doing so to reduce the risk of infections. She argued that “On a day to day basis, you should wash your hands with soap and water for the length of one verse of God Save the Queen or two times through Happy Birthday”.
British man who contracted pneumococcal virus recalls his story as new film highlights the dangers of pneumococcal infection.
David Sinclair, Director of ILC-UK discusses healthy ageing and the importance of adult immunisation.
The ECDC Vaccine Schedule hosts the latest vaccine schedules across Europe. The online tool allows you to compare vaccination schedule by diseases and country.
Research published in the BMJ in 2015 highlight the challenges associated with vaccinating adults.
Public Health England hope increased immunisation rates will protect against meningitis W, fatal in 1 in 10 cases.