Pediatric Infectious Diseases Course

The course is free to attend and a certificate of attendance will be provided by the Excellence in Pediatrics Institute for those who will attend all sessions of the course. Visit the link to each session below and register to access the live session or the recorded video if the session has been organised.

ONLINE SESSION PID-S1: Spotting the Early Signs of Malaria in Children - The returning traveller

♦︎ Date: Friday, Oct 19, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central European Summer Time)
♦︎ Language: English
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Infectious Diseases at Imperial College, and honorary Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, UNITED KINGDOM
♦︎ Learning Objectives: (1) Understand common presentations of malaria (2) Review diagnostic tests available for malaria (3) Consider pragmatic approaches to risk stratification and diagnosis

This session has been organised and recorded. Click here to access the video

ONLINE SESSION PID-S2: The Evolution of Meningitis Vaccines and the Impact of Advocacy

♦︎ Date: Friday, Nov 23, 2018 (2:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central European Time)
♦︎ Language: English
♦︎ Presenters:

  • JAMES STUART, Chair of CoMO’s Scientific Advisory Group, Consultant for the WHO, Honorary Professor at the University of Bristol and Chair of Meningitis Research Foundation's Scientific Advisory Panel, United Kingdom 
  • SAM NYE, Executive Director of the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (CoMO), United Kingdom 
  • JANE PLUMB, MBE, Chief Executive of Group B Strep Support (GBSS), United Kingdom 

♦︎ Learning Objectives: (1) Identify how and why meningitis vaccines have evolved and are still evolving (2) Recognise the importance of patient advocacy and the impact it has had on the development of existing and new vaccines (3) Learn what the future may hold for Group B strep vaccines

This Session has been organised and recorded. Click here to access the video
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