In August 2017, the ILC-UK and IFA hosted vaccine experts from around the world to discuss how to increase uptake. This report provides a summary of the discussions that took place, key messages and next steps.
Angela Burns AM said that ending the availability of free painkillers in Wales could free up more than £16 million a year to fund the HPV for boys.
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.