06 February 2012
Advocating for efforts to protect African children, families and communities from the threat of infectious diseases
Cape Town, South Africa, 9 to 11 November 2012
Hosted by the Vaccines for Africa Initiative (VACFA), University of Cape Town (UCT), the conference is jointly organized by UCT and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD/NHLS). The conference chairs are Prof Gregory Hussey (UCT), Prof Shabir Madhi (NICD/NHLS), Prof Barry Schoub (NICD/NHLS).
The conference will focus on critical vaccine and immunisation issues for Africa and the world as we approach the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals including research, policy, advocacy, and communication. It will provide a forum for discussion on vaccinology in Africa, including science, clinical, public health and health systems research.
Call for abstracts: These can now be submitted on the conference website, www.vacfa.com
Deadline for submission: 31 March 2012
For more information see flyer : Vaccine Conference 2012