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PHO Grand Rounds: Vaccines: Not just for kids
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

Childhood immunization programs have been extremely successful, yet vaccines are not just for kids. We have been less successful in achieving high immunization coverage among adults. This presentation will focus on adult vaccination and two vaccine-preventable diseases: pneumococcal disease and herpes zoster. For each disease, we will review vaccine recommendations as well as disease characteristics.  

Presenters: Dr. Shelley Deeks and Dr. Natasha Crowcroft

Shelley Deeks is the medical director of Immunization and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases at Public Health Ontario and an associate professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.
Natasha Crowcroft provides senior leadership to Public Health Ontario as the chief of Infectious Diseases. She is also an associate professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

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