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HPRU in Immunisation Annual Scientific Meeting

19 September, 2016

LSHTM and the Vaccine Centre hosted an open meeting on 19th September 2016 for scientists and non-scientists interested in vaccination and the work of the HPRU in Immunisation

Theme 1: Electronic Health Record Research – Sara Thomas

‘The impact of rotavirus vaccination – the continuing story’

Theme 2: Modelling, Economics, Evidence-synthesis – Albert Jan van Hoek

‘Should England’s elderly get the pneumonia vaccine that we give children?’

Theme 3: Vaccine Delivery and Confidence – Pauline Paterson

‘Why do some Jewish parents in London delay or refuse vaccination? Findings from a mixed methods study’ – Rehana Ahmed, NHS England

‘Causal or not? Lessons from vaccine safety world Hanna Nohynek, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland


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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Immunisation is a unique partnership between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Public Health England creating a dynamic fusion of academic research and public health implementation that rapidly translates scientific advances in immunization into measurable benefits for society.