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VacciNet is a knowledge repository of the Vaccines4Life platform, curating content on adult vaccination from a variety of different sources, including but not limited to journal articles, reports, media, presentations, and webinars.
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Pneumonie à pneumocoque : Ça vaut la peineLa World Coalition on Adult Vaccination demande aux professionnels, aux organismes de défense des droits des patients et à tous les ordres de gouvernement d’accroître leurs efforts d’éducation et d’exhorter les adultes plus âgés et les personnes souffrant de maladies chroniques à se faire vacciner contre la grippe et la pneumonie à pneumocoque., September 3, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Pneumococcal Pneumonia: Worth the ShotIn this joint statement, the World Coalition on Adult Vaccination calls on increased investment in educating and encouraging older adults and those with chronic diseases to be vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia., August 21, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Vaccination Against Influenza: Impact and PreventionThis document, from the Asociacion Colombiana de Gerontologia y Geriatria outlines the effectiveness and safety of the influenza vaccine and impacts of COVID-19., August 10, 2020Reportsreports files
Who’s immune to fake news? Addressing patient motivation and vaccine hesitancyThe amount of misinformation about vaccines circulating on the Internet in recent years has generated a worrying level of hesitancy or outright opposition to the use of vaccines by growing anti-vaccination groups in many countries. This has been associated with the return or increase of diseases such as measles and whooping cough. Pharmacists play a critical role in building confidence in vaccines and providing evidence-based advice., July 23, 2020Webinarwebinar files
Cocirculation of SARS CoV2 and InfluenzaA cocirculation of SARS CoV2 and seasonal influenza in the coming months strongly argues for aggressive influenza vaccination in geographies with Southern hemispherical pattern of circulation, , July 21, 2020Reportsreports files
Opportunities for pharmacists in vaccinating higher-risk populations Main goals were to emphasize the need to improve vaccination rates in "higher-risk" adults, and to provide an update on Canadian guidelines/resources available to pharmacists and other healthcare providers regarding immunization in such higher-risk groups. , , , July 2, 2020Reportsreports files
The Role of Advocacy Organisations in Promoting Health through VaccinationA consensus statement resulting from the IFA-led expert meeting in London, United Kingdom to address the role of advocacy organisations in promoting health through vaccinations., , June 18, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Forum to Explore the Role of Patient Organisations in Vaccination – ReportReport resulting from the IFA "Forum to Explore the Role of Patient Organisations in Vaccination" with focus on improving vaccination of at-risk groups in the United Kingdom, and the important role patient organisations can play in this., , June 18, 2020Reportsreports files
IFA Secondary Benefits ReportThis comprehensive literature review, conducted by Ms. Vyvyan Mishra, seeks coherence through a synthesis of the literature on the secondary protective benefits of influenza vaccination to older adults with particular focus on older people with chronic diseases such as diabetes and chronic lung disease., , June 16, 2020Reportsreports files
Vaccination in France: Changing the Public Perception Consensus StatementConsensus statement resulting from IFA expert meeting in France on changing the public perception of vaccination., , , , May 22, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Influencing Policy to Improve Adult Vaccination in Germany: Consensus StatementConsensus statement resulting from IFA-led expert meeting in Germany which aimed to identify barriers and opportunities to improve policy towards adult vaccination for at-risk groups in Germany, , , May 20, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Influencing Policy to Improve Adult Vaccination in GermanyReport from IFA-led expert meeting in Germany which aimed to identify barriers and opportunities to improve policy towards adult vaccination for at-risk groups in Germany, , April 30, 2020Reportsreports files
Vaccination in France: Changing the Public Perception ReportThis report calls for multi-pronged educational approaches to improve the life course vaccination narrative in France, where influenza vaccination rates have decreased from 60% in 2010 to 46% in 2017. This approach must be targeted to a variety of stakeholders, including policymakers, health care professionals and members of civil society., , , , April 23, 2020Reportsreports files
OECD Health Working Paper No. 101. How Much Do OECD Countries Spend on Prevention?The 2017 report uses data from across OECD countries to examine the differences in spending on prevention at both an aggregate and detailed level, and the policy implications that may result., April 21, 2020Reportsreports files
What’s Next? Coronavirus, Disease X, Maternal & Adult ImmunizationPfizer Antigen Podcast where Dr Jane Barratt, Secretary General, IFA, speaks to the importance of vaccination in later life., April 21, 2020Podcastspodcasts files
Lessons Learned from COVID-19Despite the challenges associated with the COVID19, many lessons have been learned. For World Immunization Week 2020, IFA asked World Coalition on Adult Vaccination members what knowledge they have gained from the pandemic., April 21, 2020Videosvideos files
Vaccines Work for All Because…For World Immunization Week 2020, IFA asked members of the World Coalition on Adult Vaccination: Why do vaccines work for all? Here are some of their responses., April 21, 2020Videosvideos files
Vaccination and the At-risk Population of Adults with Heart and Lung ConditionsReport resulting from IFA expert meeting, which focuses on the importance of addressing barriers to vaccination for adults with heart and lung conditions in Sweden., , , February 23, 2020Reportsreports files
Adult Vaccination in the Asia Pacific: Mobilizing Policy and Practice KnowledgeThe following report reflects discussions held by mulit-disciplinary, multi-sectoral experts and thought leaders from the Asia Pacific region at an IFA expert meeting on the barriers and good practices to improving adult vaccination uptake rates in the Asia Pacific region., , , February 23, 2020Reportsreports files
Vaccinations and the At-Risk Adult Population of DiabetesIFA report on the importance of vaccination to older people with diabetes in the United Kingdom, as a result of IFA-led expert meeting., , February 23, 2020Reportsreports files
Joint Statement: Stopping the Spread of Vaccine MisinformationJoint statement prepared by World Coalition on Adult Vaccination members for World Immunization Week 2019, which highlighted the need to raise awareness and educate communities on the importance of a life course approach to immunization, and address vaccine misinformation., , February 23, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Vaccines: Saving Lives at Every AgeJoint statement prepared by World Coalition on Adult Vaccination members for World Immunization Week 2018, which called for vaccination to be central to a life course approach to healthy ageing., , February 23, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Adult Vaccination in the Asia Pacific: Mobilizing Policy and Practice KnowledgeThe following consensus statement demonstrates the value of building bridges across professional and geographic boundaries, using one voice to advocate for improved vaccination policies and practices., , February 23, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Uniting Diverse Groups to Improve Adult Influenza Vaccination in CanadaThe following consensus statement demonstrates the importance of mobilizing knowledge on influenza vaccination for at-risk Canadians and identifies opportunities to help build capacity to influence policy across Canada, working toward equal opportunity., , , February 23, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Uniting Public Health Campaigns to Improve Influenza AwarenessConsensus statement on raising awareness on influenza vaccination resulting from the IFA-led expert meeting “Fighting the Flu through Targeted Awareness Campaigns”., , February 23, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
Adult Vaccination: A Critical Element to a Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing for Adults with DiabetesConsensus statement on the importance of a life course approach to vaccination for people with diabetes resulting from IFA-led expert meeting in Belfast., , February 23, 2020Consensus Statementsconsensus-statements files
The Need for a Lifelong Vaccination Strategy in an Ageing PopulationIFA Expert Dr Mine Durusu-Tanriover is a consultant of acute care in Ankara, Turkey and Professor of Internal Medicine at Hacettepe University., , , , February 23, 2020Videosvideos files
Ageing and Vaccine Preventable Diseases in CanadaThis webinar draws on the knowledge of two leading experts in the fields of vaccination ageing and health (Dr Melissa Andrew and Dr Shelly McNeil) to discuss how regular, up-to-date vaccinations can contribute to health and functional ability as we age., , February 23, 2020Webinarwebinar files
Vaccines are our weapon in the fight for quality of lifeVideo of Dr Mine Durusu-Tanriover at the IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing, speaking to the importance of vaccination for older adults., , , February 23, 2020Videosvideos files
Insights from a Vaccine Champion: A Conversation with Gary FinneganIFA sits down with Mr Gary Finnegan, Editor of Vaccines Today, to discuss common misconceptions when raising awareness for adult vaccinations, using digital media to reach out to older people and to encourage other organizations to join the IFA in promoting adult vaccination., , February 23, 2020Videosvideos files
Barriers to Vaccination in At-Risk GroupsIFA webinar with Dr Samir Sinha to discuss existing obstacles on vaccination coverage of influenza, pneumonia and shingles among at-risk groups in Canada., , February 23, 2020Webinarwebinar files
What is the Role for Public Policy and Technology in Increasing Immunisation Uptake Across the Lifecourse?The fourth webinar of the IFA post-conference education webinar series. It is an interactive conversation with Mr David Sinclair and Ms Lily Parsey of International Longevity Centre – UK, which discusses the adult vaccination work of governments and NGOs, as well as the use of technology in promoting or hindering adult vaccination uptake rates., , February 23, 2020Webinarwebinar files
Frailty and Vaccine Effectiveness in Older AdultsIn celebration of the 2019 UN International Day of Older Persons, IFA hosts webinar featuring Dr Melissa Andrew to explore how frailty impacts vaccine effectiveness and how this may be considered in a life course approach to immunization., February 23, 2020Webinarwebinar files
Dr Jane Barratt – A Life Course Approach to VaccinationDr Jane Barratt speaks to the importance of a life course approach to vaccination for healthy ageing., , February 23, 2020Videosvideos files
Not Just for Kids: Supporting Healthy Ageing through Vaccination in At-Risk GroupsHighlight reel from panel of experts (Dr Jane Barratt, Dr Mine Durusu-Tanriover, Dr Andrew Morris, Dr Eva Polverino) at IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing who speak to the importance of vaccination to older adults., , February 23, 2020Videosvideos files
Prevention Before AntibioticsVideo of Dr Eva Polverino at IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing, speaking to the importance of prioritizing collaborative, preventative efforts to improving vaccination uptake rates., , February 23, 2020Videosvideos files
La Vaccination en France: Changer Les Perceptions PubliquesCet échange de connaissances interactif d'une heure sert comme une plate-forme pour construire un réseau de plaidoyer durable et d'unifier les actions collectives entre les parties prenantes pour conduire le changement de politique et de pratique en France., , February 23, 2020Webinarwebinar files
The Influenza ProblemDr Bram Palache speaks to the frustration surrounding high infection and death rates due to influenza, a disease that is avoidable and preventable through vaccination in video produced by eHealth Digital Media., , February 23, 2020Videosvideos files
2019 Immunisation for All Ages Summit – Executive SummaryExecutive summary resulting from 2019 Immunisation for All Ages Summit, focused on the prioritisation of prevention., , October 20, 2019Publications, Reportspublications reports files
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