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Immunization round-table for strengthening policies, emphasizing achievements and discussing current and future challenges

12 April 2018



WHO – world immunization week 24 – 30 April - aims to highlight the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. This year's theme:“Protected Together, #VaccinesWork”.



10:30 – 11:00 Registration

11:00 – 11:15 Greetings:

Attila Miseta, Dean, University of Pécs Medical School

István Szilárd , co-head of WHO Migration Health Collaborating Centre



11:15 Ledia Lazeri, Head of WHO Country Office in Budapest: Review of the WHO EURO migration and immunization policy

11:30 Beatrix Oroszi,  National Instiute of Public Health:  Immunization – cornerstones of public health

11:45 Balázs Lehel, Head of the International Organization for Migration Mission in Budapest: Best practices in IOM migrant vaccination programs

12:00 Zsuzsanna Molnár, National Instiute of Public Health: The Hungarian regular immunization program and its achievement

12:15 Péter Németh, Katalin Böröcz, (PTE): New challenges: long term efficiency mapping of vaccines

12:30 Antal Tíbold, (PTE) : Proposal for re-thinking the health screening of foreign university students

12:45 Zsuzsanna Orsós, (PTE): Overview of the immunization status of Roma ethnic minorities in Hungary

13:00 Zoltán Katz, - Erika Marek, – István Szilárd, (PTE): Immunization practice in line with international standards - vaccination practice and experiences in Hungarian reception centers

13:15 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 14:45 Discussion

14:45 Conclusion and closing remarks


Please send to by e-mail to your intention to participate by 21 April 2018 at the latest.