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Eurovaccine 2013, 6 November 2013

About Eurovaccine

The 5th Eurovaccine conference was held on 6 November 2013 at Stockholm Waterfront Conference Centre.

Eurovaccine 2013, which was held in conjunction with ESCAIDE, covered two themes: vaccination during pregnancy, and the new vaccine against meningococcus B.
 
 
The conference is accessible on demand here (for PC/Mac only).  
 

 

 

 
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
Room: C1+C2
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09:00-09:10 Welcome and introduction to the programme​
 Johan Giesecke, ECDC
09:10-12:00​
EuroVaccine session 1:  Vaccinations during pregnancy
    Moderator: Lucia Pastore Celentano, ECDC​
Room C1 and C2​
09:10 – 09:20​
Physiological and immunological background, and indications and contra-indications for vaccinations during pregnancy (see summary of presentation)
Willem van Eden, UU, Netherlands​
09:20 – 09:30
Questions and answers​
09:30 – 09:40​
Strategies to reduce pertussis incidence in Europe: conclusions of pertussis workshop, Barcelona, 2012
Robin Biellik, Consultant​
09:40 – 09:50
Questions and answers​
09:50 – 10:00
Pertussis vaccination during pregnancy in England (see summary of presentation)
Helen Campbell, PHE, United Kingdom
10:00 – 10:10​
Questions and answers​​
10:10 – 10:20​​
Vaccination against pertussis during pregnancy in Israel
Emilia Anis, Israel
10:20 – 10:30
Questions and answers​
10:30 – 10:40
Hospitalizations related to inter-pandemic influenza in pregnant women in Sweden
Hanna Merk, SMI, Sweden​
10:40 – 10:50 ​ Questions and answers​​
10:50 – 11:05​ Coffee break
11:05 – 12:00
Panel discussion: Benefits and risks of vaccination during pregnancy 
 
Moderator: Lucia Pastore Celentano ECDC
Panelists 
Gunnar Nylen, SMI Sweden
Jose Navarro, MOH Spain
Alenka Kraigher, MOH Slovenia
Anders Tegnell, SMI Sweden
Daniel Levy-Bruhl, InVS France
Giovanni Rezza, ISS Italy
Eran Koppel, Israel
12:00 – 13:30      ​
Third Eurosurveillance scientific lunchtime seminar:  Should we fire healthcare workers who decline vaccinations?
Moderator: Pierluigi Lopalco ECDC
                            
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Rooms C1 and C2​
12:00 – 12:20
Lunch
12:20 – 12:30​ Welcome​​
12:30 – 13:00​
Presentation: Should we fire healthcare workers who decline vaccination?Moderator: Pier Luigi Lopalco ECDC
Presenters
Ines Steffens, Editor in Chief, Eurosurveillance
Emmanouil Galanakis, UOC Greece

Panelists
Marianne van der Sande, RIVM Netherlands
 
Anders Tegnell, SMI Sweden
13:00 – 13:30 
Expert panel discussion​
13:30 – 17:00​
EuroVaccine session 2: Meningococcal B vaccine introduction      
     Moderator: Niklas Danielsson
Rooms C1 and C2 ​
13:30 – 13:40
Burden of Meningococcal B disease in Europe 
James Stuart, LSHTM United Kingdom
13:40 – 13:50 ​
Questions and answers​
13:50 – 14:00
European Medicines Agency (EMA) Bexsero assessment report
14:00 – 14:10
Questions and answers
14:10 – 15:30
 
 
14:10 – 14:30
 
 
14:30 – 14:50
 
 
14:50 – 15:10
Strategies for decision making on Meningococcal B vaccine use in Europe: country perspectives
• Spain country perspective (see summary of presentation)
Questions and answers
• France country perspective
Questions and answers
• Belgium country perspective
Questions and answers ​
 
 
 
Aurora Limia, MOH Spain
 
 
Daniel Levy-Bruhl, INVS France
 
 
 
Tine Grammens MOH Belgium
15:10 – 15:30​  Coffee break​
15:30 – 17:00 ​
 Panel discussion: Meningococcal B vaccine introduction in the EU 
 Moderator: Niklas Danielsson, ECDC 
 
Panelists
Mircea Popa, MOH Romania
Darina O'Flanagan, HPSC Ireland
James Stuart, LSHTM United Kingdom
Paola Stefanelli, ISS Italy
Piotr Kramarz, ECDC​
17:00​ Closing remarks  Johan Giesecke​​
 
 
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