Vaccines bring us closer

21 April 2021

Vaccines bring us closer

Invitation for online scientific roundtable

Within the frame of the World Immunization Week programs – as a tradition – the WHO Collaborating Centre at University of Pécs Medical School is organizing a scientific roundtable:

COVID pandemic: how to include the most vulnerable groups of people into the immunization programs?

The event will take place on MS TEAMS platform on                                                          

Monday, 26 April between 10 – 13 (CET)


10:00 Prof. Dr. Tamás Tényi, Vice-Dean of University of Pécs Medical School: Greetings

10:05 Prof. Dr. István Szilárd: Greetings on behalf of the World Health Organization Collaboration Centre at University of Pécs Medical School

10:10 Prof. Dr. Levente Emődy, chair of the event: Introductory notes

10:15 Dr. Ledia Lazeri (WHO): COVID-19 pandemic and WHO immunization programs

10:35 Dr. Davron Mukhmadiev (IFRC): Role and actions of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies in Europe region on COVID-19 vaccination

10:55 Prof. Dr. István Kiss, Zsuzsanna Orsós (University of Pécs Medical School): Knowledge and attitudes of Roma people towards Covid-19 vaccination

11:15 Dr. Zoltán Katz, Dr. Erika Marek and Dr. István Szilárd (WCC at University of Pécs Medical School): Refugees and migrants’ access to vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic

11:35 – 12:15 Open discussion

12:15 Closing remarks

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