PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Influenza session for MENA Countries  

Hilton Barcelona Hotel

DAY-I, September 29
9:00 am- 17:00 pm
Country Action Plan Presentations
  Sessions Speaker
9:00-9:30 Welcome-Opening Meral Akçay/Serhat Unal
9:30-11:00 Workshop: What and how to communicate, with policy makers with evidence based information to put influenza vaccination on their agenda İpek Özel
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
  11:15-13:00 Workshop Continues 
  13:00-14:00 Lunch Break 
  14:00-17:00 Action Plan Preparations 
       
DAY-II, September 30
9:15 am- 16:45 pm  
  Sessions Speaker
9:15-10:00 Influenza Vaccination: Herd Immunity Concept Mark Loeb, Canada
10:00-10:15 QA 
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break  
10:30-11:15 Success of Influenza Vaccination Programme in Risk Population: Dutch Vaccination Programme as an Example John Paget, The Netherlands
11:15-12:00 Ongoing international initiatives to advocate for seasonal influenza vaccination Atika Abelin, SP
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-16:45 Action Plan Presentations
13:30-13:45 Algeria
13:45-14:00 Afganistan
14:00-14:15 Egypt
14:15-14:30 Iran
14:30-14:45 Cofee Break 
14:45-15:00 Lebanon
15:00-15:15 Libya
15:15-15:30 Morocco
15:30-15:45 Oman
15:45-16:00 Cofee Break 
16:00-16:15 Saudi Arabia
16:15-16:30 Tunisia
16:30-16:45 Turkey
       
DAY-III, Ocrober 1
9:30 am- 13:30 pm  
  Sessions Speaker
9:30-10:30 Evaluation and Wrap up of the Meeting 
10:30 Leave and transfer to Hospital Clinic of Universitat de Barcelona for TIHUD Session
11:45-12:30 Adult Vaccination in Diabetic Patients Serhat Ünal
12:30-13:30 Lunch and End of the Meeting