07 April 2021 | NewsUpcoming webinar: COVID-19 vaccine uptake and acceptanceRead the full article
This exclusive, extended webinar covers the latest developments in the journey towards COVID-19 vaccines – for both Australia and the world.
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Dr Melanie Saville, Director of Vaccine Research & Development, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)
Melanie Saville joined CEPI in November 2017 initially as Head of Clinical development and is now Director, Vaccine Research and Development. Melanie is a physician specialised in virology with more than 18 years’ experience in the development and licensure of vaccines for the developed and developing world. Over the years, she has contributed to the development and licensure of several vaccines for seasonal and pandemic influenza, pediatric combinations, rabies, Japanese encephalitis and dengue in Europe, the United States of America and internationally.
Associate Professor Christopher Blyth, Co-Director, Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist
Dr Chris Blyth is a clinical academic and NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow. He is Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Western Australia and Co-director of Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Telethon Kids Institute. He leads the Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases at Perth Children's Hospital. The majority of his research is in influenza, vaccine-preventable respiratory tract infection, pneumonia and vaccine safety.
Discussion panel (speakers joined by):
Professor Paul Kelly, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Australian Government Department of Health
Dr Stephanie Williams, Australian Ambassador for Regional Health Security, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Professor Kristine Macartney, Director, NCIRS
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