6th International Vilnius Course Update on Paediatric Infectious diseases (VICO 2012)

Venue: Artis Hotel

Location: vilnius, Lithuania

Event Date/Time: Sep 28, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 29, 2012
Early Registration Date: Aug 21, 2012
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(Preliminary topics)
Session I. Vaccine preventable diseases in XXI century.
Achievements and problems in children vaccination.
Adult vaccination – calendars are not just for children.

Session II. Influenza and influenza vaccination in childhood.
Influenza in childhood.
Influenza vaccination in childhood.

Session III. Interactive session. IT technologies in modern epidemiology of paediatric infectious diseases.
IT technologies in modern epidemiology of paediatric infectious diseases.

Session IV: Unusual approach to infectious diseases.
Infectious diseases in art.
Infectious diseases and music.

Session V. Prudent use of antibiotics.
Prudent use of antibiotics.
Antibiotic Resistance and Prescribing in European Children - ARPEK project.

Session VI. How do vaccines work?
Basics of the immune response after vaccination.
Modern epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases.

Session VII. RSV infection.
Epidemiology, clinical manifestation and treatment of RSV in young infants.
State of art of prophylaxis of RSV.

Session VIII. Pertussis.
Pertussis in the Eastern European countries. Round table discussion.


Artis Hotel
Liejyklos str. 11/23