APACI Influenza Workshop 2021



The Influenza Workshop in Malaysia will be rescheduled to 2021. We will be running a series of virtual meetings with the details yet to be finalised. The meetings will be interactive, and international in their scope.

This meeting will be of interest to Healthcare Professionals, Virologists, Microbiologists, Epidemiologists, and Government & Public Health Officials.

APACI is intending to utilise the following speakers and cover these topics:

Lance Jennings (New Zealand) - Global impact of influenza

Wan Noraini Wan Mohamed Noor (Malaysia) - Surveillance systems & epidemiology of influenza in Malaysia

Yasmin Gani Malaysia (Malaysia) - Clinical impact of influenza in Malaysia

Zamberi Sekawi (Malaysia) - Vaccination program in Malaysia

Zulkifli Ismail (Malaysia) - Vaccination hesitency

Navin Kumar Devaraj (Malaysia) - Paediatric Influenza Vaccination, individual protection and herd immunity

Holly Seale (Australia) - Influenza & healthcare workers

David Smith (Australia) - Development of antivirals as treatment for influenza

Robert Booy (Australia) - Controlling institutional outbreaks of influenza

John Tam (Hong Kong, China) - WHO pandemic preparedness plans

Suchitra N.Pandit (India) - Vaccination of pregnant women to protect the mother and the infant

Philip Poi Jun Hua (Malaysia) - Influenza vaccination for older people

Jamal I-Ching Sam (Malaysia) - Molecular diagnostics of respiratory viruses in Malaysia

Gary Grohmann (Australia) - Effectiveness of rapid diagnostics


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