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Professor pollard among the worlds most distinguished paediatricians

Professor Pollard among the world's most distinguished paediatricians

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Pollard, named as one of three 2019 Rosén von Rosenstein laureates.

Solving the riddle of the typhoid toxin

Solving the riddle of the typhoid toxin

Salmonella Typhi bacteria can invade the intestines and blood and lead to a disease called typhoid fever – a disease that affects around 11 million people each year globally.

The global value of vaccination

The global value of vaccination

We recently worked with Mediaplanet on the 2019 Health Awareness: Value of Vaccines campaign. The campaign features exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices about the critical importance of full immunisation throughout life.

Should vaccines be made compulsory

Should vaccines be made compulsory?

Dr Samantha Vanderslott (Oxford Vaccine Group), Dr Eleanor Draeger (sexual health expert and medical writer), and Professor Beate Kampmann (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) debate compulsory vaccination. Presented by Philippa Thomas on BBC World service.

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How does herd immunity work?

‘Herd immunity’ or 'herd protection' gives protection to vulnerable people such as newborn babies, elderly people and those who are too sick to be vaccinated.

Upcoming events

Introduction to Immunisations

Monday, 02 December 2019 to Tuesday, 03 December 2019, 9am - 4pm

Free 2-day Training Event for general practice nurses and health professionals new to immunisation practice who administer / promote / advise about vaccines in the Thames Valley. Funding for this event is from NHS England through Health Education England.

Introduction to Immunisations

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 to Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 9am - 4pm

Free 2-day Training Event for general practice nurses and health professionals new to immunisation practice who administer / promote / advise about vaccines in the Thames Valley. Funding for this event is from NHS England through Health Education England.

OVG Immunisation Seminar

Thursday, 19 March 2020 @ Kassam Stadium Conference Centre, Grenoble Road, Oxford, OX4 4XP

The annual Immunisation Seminar will be held at the Kassam Stadium Conference Centre, Oxford. It provides the ideal opportunity for practitioners to update their current immunisation knowledge and to hear the latest news on the topic of vaccination.