2021 Symposium on Infectious Diseases

Last updated on 23-3-2022 by Cassandre Dugailliez

Thu, 25/11/2021 - 09:30 to 12:30

Event type: 
symposium
Spoken language(s): 
English

Description

Sciensano organises each year a scientific seminar about infectious diseases. The focus of this event is on surveillance, prevention, treatment and epidemics’ management.

Programme 

Session 1 | “Other” infectious diseases

09:30 Welcome address|Christian Léonard (Sciensano)

09:40 Pneumoccocal vaccination in elderly: new recommendations | Johan Flamaing (KU Leuven) PDF icon Slides

10:05 Congenital viral infections: sense and nonsense of screening during pregnancy |Kristien Roelens (UZ Gent) PDF icon Slides

10:30 MDRO Plan: an update on the HOST project| Harun Yaras (FOD-SPFPDF icon Slides

10:55-11:15 Break 

Session 2 | COVID-19

11:15 Update on COVID vaccination | Chloé Wyndham-Thomas (Sciensano) PDF icon Slides

11:40 What have we learnt from the COVID-epidemic : laboratory aspects | Emmanuel André (UZ Leuven) 

12:05 Surveillance by network of sentinel laboratories: the impact of COVID-19 on the interpretation of results | Dieter Van Cauteren (Sciensano) PDF icon Slides

12:30 Closing address and end of seminar

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