Philippines event

In the Philippines, should we be doing more?

February 23, 2018 | 12:00-1:00pm
Crown Plaza Manila, Philippines

At this conference, ROTA Cuncil will be hosting several sessions focusing on the epidemiology and the burden of rotavirus vaccine, the history of vaccine inclusion in the Philippines and other Asian countries, the challenges and opportunities of vaccine introduction, and why Asian countries have been lagging behind in vaccine introduction. Learn morePhoto courtesy of Photoshare.

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New opportunities for preventing rotavirus in the region

October 5, 2017 | 12:00-4:00pm
Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, Hong Kong
Held in conjunction with 13th Congress of the Asian Society for Pediatric Research, October 6-8, 2017

This advocacy workshop will allow participants to learn more about the evidence for including rotavirus vaccines as part of a comprehensive diarrhea prevention strategy and to develop the skills and tools to effectively advocate for rotavirus vaccines in their countries and the broader Asia Pacific region. Learn more.

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Building the investment case for rotavirus vaccines through evidence

April 27, 2017 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Concorde Hotel, Singapore
Held in conjunction with the Asian Vaccine Conference (ASVAC)

A technical workshop to engage clinicians, researchers, and programmatic leaders from Asia in reviewing available evidence on rotavirus vaccines, discussing challenges and opportunities for rotavirus vaccine introduction in middle-income countries in Asia, and identifying key evidence gaps to support decision-making.

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Common, Severe, Preventable: Rotavirus disease and the role of the media

April 27-28, 2017

Concorde Hotel, Singapore

A media training session to engage journalists from the region.  Discussions will include: the impact of rotavirus disease globally, morbidity and mortality, challenges and opportunities for the media and how scientists and journalists can work together.


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ROTA Council Session

May 28-30, 2017

Mangochi, Malawi

In conjunction with the 11th African Rotavirus Symposium.