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Adult Vaccination: A Canadian Perspective Webinar Series

The Adult Vaccination: A Canadian Perspective webinar series is part of an ongoing dialogue to spur interest and investment in adult vaccination. It will explore pertinent issues related to adult vaccination in the Canadian context. This includes ageing, immunization among at-risk groups, barriers to vaccination and solutions.

Webinar 1 – Ageing and Vaccine Preventable Diseases in Canada

Now Available: Webinar Recording | Presentation Slides 

Presented by:

  • Dr. Melissa Andrew – Associate Professor of Medicine and Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Dr. Shelly McNeil – Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Dalhousie University
Webinar 2 – Barriers to Vaccination in At-Risk Groups

Now Available: Webinar Recording | Presentation Slides

Presented by:

  • Dr. Samir Sinha – Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Geriatrics and Director of Geriatrics, Sinai Health System and University Health Network
  • Moderated by Dr. Jane Barratt – Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing
Webinar 3 – Addressing Barriers to Adult Vaccination

 

Now Available: Webinar Recording | Presentation Slides

Presented by:

  • Presented by:  Dr. Allison McGeer – Clinician Scientist at Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute of Sinai Health System and Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

This webinar series is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer Canada.

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