Closing date for receipt: 15 November 2017
ADVAC : Organized by the Fondation Mérieux and the University of Geneva, is a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental agencies, in all fields related to vaccines and vaccination, vaccine trials, new vaccines, vaccination strategies and policies, vaccine-specific issues (including polio, measles, meningococcal and pneumococcal diseases, influenza, malaria, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, HPV, rotavirus, dengue and JE, CMV, rabies, ethical issues related to vaccine trials, financing of immunization, and communication.
The course aims to facilitate critical decision-making in vaccinology by providing participants with a comprehensive overview of the field, from immunology to vaccine development and clinical trails and the social, economic, political and ethical issues of vaccination.
Tuition is provided by over 60 top-level international lecturers and working group supervisors, all experts in vaccinology.
As done annually, European CME credits will be requested from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
Fellowships covering travel expenses, registration and accommodation fees will be available for a number of selected participants in accordance with the criteria outlined on the website.
Further information can be obtained from the ADVAC website www.advac.org