4th International Vilnius Course Update on Paediatric Infectious diseases (VICO 2010)

Venue: Narutis Hotel

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Event Date/Time: Oct 07, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 08, 2010
Registration Date: Oct 06, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jul 15, 2010
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After success of previously held International Vilnius Courses, it has extended to tradition that we hope is going to gain your interest and give a possibility to share ideas, experience and recent scientific achievements.

The aim of the course is to provide interactive training in most relevant issues and updates of infectious diseases for knowledgeable clinical trainees mainly from Eastern and Central European countries.
We look forward to greeting you in Vilnius and hope that you will enjoy the scientific sessions and have a nice time together.

Sincerely yours,
Prof. Vytautas Usonis


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Additional Information

Speakers (Preliminary topics) Francis Andre Consultant in Vaccinology, Brussels, Belgium "From individual vaccinations to the eradication of diseases: development of the programs of universal immunisation in XX century" Inga Ivaskeviciene Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania "Distribution of genotypes of rotaviruses in Europe and Lithuania" Rimantas Jankauskas Professor of Anthropology, Vilnius University, Lithuania "Infectious diseases among Napoleon solders who died in Vilnius area" Heiki Peltola Professor, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland "Vilnius, Napoleon and music" Andrew Pollard Professor, University of Oxford, UK "Control of meningococcal infection" Roman Prymula Faculty of Military Health Sciences, University of Defense, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic "Anti-inflammatory drugs and vaccination" Miguel O‘Ryan Professor, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Santiago, Chile "Viral diarrhoeal diseases" Vytautas Usonis Professor, Vilnius University, Lithuania "Antivaccinists from Jenner's era to our days" Timo Vesikari Professor, University of Tampere, Finland "Lessons of the first season of N1H1-2009 pandemy" "New possibilities and new challenges in prevention of pneumococcal diseases" Fred Zepp Professor, University of Mainz, Germany "Basics of the immune response after vaccination"