Abstract Topics

Disease-specific vaccines

  • Enteric vaccines e.g. Cholera, Typhoid and Rotavirus
  • Mosquito-borne viruses e.g. Dengue, Japanese encephalitis, Zika, Malaria and Chikungunya
  • Respiratory viruses e.g. Influenza, Respiratory Syncitial virus
  • Polio
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella
  • Hepatitic viruses
  • COVID-19

Evidenced-based introduction of new vaccines

  • New vaccine introduction process
  • Health economics of vaccines
  • Programmatic issues and barriers to immunization

Monitoring and surveillance

  • Disease surveillance
  • Health Information Systems and Immunization Registries
  • Meeting and monitoring vaccination coverage targets
  • Vaccine safety monitoring and vaccine pharmacovigilance

Targeted vaccination strategies

  • Pregnant mothers
  • Adolescents
  • Infancy and childhood
  • Elderly
  • School-based programs

Vaccine implementation

  • Advocacy
  • Communications and social mobilization
  • Implementation of the Global Vaccine Action Plan
  • Immunization legislation and insurance

Vaccines in specific settings

  • Travel vaccines
  • Vaccination in conflict zones and disaster areas
  • Vaccines for special groups
  • Vaccines for COVID-19

Vaccines in development

  • New vaccine pipeline
  • New and underused vaccines