APACI Influenza Workshop
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PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Sultan Ismail

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 50250

Malaysia

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The Asia-Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI), in partnership with the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA), the Malaysian Society for Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy (MSIDC) and the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Malaysia (OGSM), is holding a 1 day Influenza Workshop in Kuala Lumpur on 24 October 2016.

Registration is free and you are now invited to register.
We encourage early registration as numbers will be limited.

The meeting is ideal for Healthcare Professionals, Medical Students, Virologists, Epidemiologists, and Government & Public Health Officials.

The meeting objectives are to:
  • Assess official influenza control policies within the Asia-Pacific region, and consider policy approaches to improve influenza vaccine uptake.
  • Review surveillance in the region and measures used to determine burden of disease.
  • Provide updates on best practices for prevention and treatment of influenza.
  • Highlight new developments in Malaysia.

Topics will include:
  • Global impact of influenza
  • Surveillance systems and epidemiology of influenza in Malaysia
  • Clinical impact of influenza in Malaysia
  • Vaccination of pregnant women (to protect the mother and infant)
  • Paediatric influenza vaccination
  • Vaccine effectiveness and new vaccines
  • Current treatment and management of influenza
  • Animal and zoonotic influenza
  • WHO pandemic preparedness plans

Confirmed speakers:
  • Dr John Tam (Hong Kong)
  • Prof Lance Jennings (New Zealand)
  • Dr Fadzilah Binti Kamaludin (Malaysia)
  • Dr Anahita Chauhan (India)
  • Dr Tony Walls (New Zealand)
  • Dr Mark Simmerman (Thailand)
  • Prof Paul Van Buynder (Australia)
  • Prof Ben Cowling (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Tawee Chotpitayasunondh (Thailand)
  • Dr Paul Tambyah (Singapore)
  • Clin Prof David Smith (Australia)
  • Dr Hui-Ling Yen (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Wenqing Zhang (WHO)


Click here for more information: apaci.asia


Event guests requiring parking at the hotel will be entitled to a flat rate of RM6.00nett per day subject to a validation stamp located at the pre-function foyer of the event.
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PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Sultan Ismail

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 50250

Malaysia

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