VACCINATION – PAST & PRESENT

 

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A half-day symposium by the Vaccine Centre and Centre for History in Public Health


With guest speakers Anne Hardy, Dora Vargha, Tracey Chantler and Pauline Paterson

Anne Hardy is an honorary professor at the Centre for History in Public Health and will be speaking about smallpox vaccination in the 19th century.
Dora Vargha (Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Reluctant Internationalist Project, Birkbeck, University of London) will detail the local challenges in a global vaccination in the Cold War through the story of the Salk vaccine.
Pauline Paterson and Tracey Chantler from the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Immunisation and the Vaccine Confidence Project will talk about ‘Trust in vaccines – past and present’.

17 June 2015 | 3pm – 5pm | Free admission
John Snow Lecture Theatre (B)

Followed by a wine reception. All welcome. To attend, please contact ingrid.james@lshtm.ac.uk

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