Vaccinology course 20th- 24th April 2015 :- KAVI-ICR

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                            UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

               KAVI-INSTITUTE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH

                           IN COLLOBARATION WITH

    DIVISION OF VACCINES AND IMMUNIZATION-MINISTRY OF HEALTH

              ARE OFFERING A FIVE (5) DAY COURSE ON

 

VACCINES AND IMMUNIZATION

 

Venue/Country: KAVI-ICR, Medical School, University of Nairobi,

Kenya

Date: 20th - 24thApril 2015.

 

Introduction:

Vaccines are one of the success stories in the history of public health.

Healthcare providers (HCPs) need to be well acquainted with current

vaccination knowledge and be equipped with strategies for implementing

vaccine recommendations in their clinical setting. Understanding how vaccines

are developed, how vaccines work and legal issues in vaccination are some of

the topics that will be addressed in this course.

 

Who should attend?

  • Clinicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Laboratory Scientists
  • Nurses
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Healthcare professionals interested in clinical aspects of vaccine delivery
  • Post-graduate students (public health and clinical fields)
  • Policy makers
  • Managers of vaccine program

 

Broad objective: Strengthen the capacity within Sub Saharan Africa in the field

of vaccines and immunization

At the end of this course the participants should be able to know:

  • The concepts and principles of vaccines and immunization
  • How and why vaccines are made
  • Immunological mechanisms for vaccine protection.
  • New technology and  ideas contributing to future vaccines development and
  • delivery
  • Impact of vaccines and immunization in the control of infectious diseases

 

Training Methods: Teaching will be in the form of lectures, case studies,

debates and visits to clinical research facilities. KAVI-ICR will provide training

materials to participants.

How to Register;

Fill the registration form online or Download the form attached, fill &

send to the email noted before 13thMarch 2015; Email to:

training-coordinator@KAVIUON.ORG    

 

Other Details;

  1. Registration & tuition fee US$ 500 or

equivalent Ksh.45,000/= (Forty Five Thousand Only) payable to the Institute

after acceptance and communication to the applicant about the application

success.

2. Subsistence allowance  and accommodation to be arranged & paid for by the

participants.

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Contacts

KAVI Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR)

College of Health Sciences

University of Nairobi

P.O. Box 19676 - 00202

Nairobi,

Kenya.

 

Telephone: +254-20-2717694/2725404

 

Mobile: +254-722-207417

 

Fax: +254-20-2714613

 

E-mail: kavi@kaviuon.org

 

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