Reducing the Burden of Influenza

In the Asia Pacific Region

Asia-Pacific Alliance

for the Control of Influenza


Symposium on Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Policy Development & Implementation


Beijing, China 17-18 June 2017 

beijing1APACI is working with the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association (CPMA) in association with the China CDC to hold a symposium on Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Policy Development and Implementation in Beijing on 17 - 18 of June 2017.

The meeting will be of relevance to Public Health Officials, Clinicians, and Epidemiologists from the Asia Pacific Region, and the rest of the world.

Topics will include:

  • Global seasonal influenza disease burden estimates on risk groups in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Influenza Seasonality in the Tropics and Subtropics
  • What the WHO GISRS and vaccine strains recommendations mean for influenza vaccine policy makers
  • Analysis on seasonal influenza vaccine policy and implementation in tropical and subtropical regions
  • Influenza vaccine policy development and implementation in other parts of the world

More information will be made over the coming weeks.

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