Recorded: EIP 2015 ● Language: English ● Duration: 20 minutes Topic: Pediatric Rare Diseases


Speaker: PAT TOOKEY, Epidemiologist and Senior Lecturer , Population, Policy and Practice Programme, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

  Learning Objectives: At the end of the session participants will learn: (1) understand the challenges and benefits of long term national surveillance of two very different infections in the context of changing management strategies and epidemiology; (2) learn the benefits of the parallel obstetric and paediatric HIV reporting systems; and (3) understand the continued importance of national surveillance even though there are only one or two congenital rubella cases currently reported each year in the UK