Archive 2010

4th International Vilnius Course “Update on Paediatric Infectious diseases” took place on 7-8th October 2010 in Vilnius, Lithuania

The course was held in Artis Centrum Hotel, which is situated in the heart of the Lithuanian capital’s Old Town. The Course was organised by Vilnius University, supported by ESPID (The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases) and BALTIPA (Baltic Immunoprophylaxis association).

The following speakers and moderators have attended the meeting:

  • Francis Andre, Consultant in Vaccinology, Brussels, Belgium
  • Roman Chlibek, Professor, Czech Republic
  • Inga Ivaskeviciene, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Ligita Jancoriene, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Rimantas Jankauskas, Professor of Anthropology, Vilnius University, Lithuania
  • Francesco Gesualdo, Rome, Italy
  • Miguel O‘Ryan, Professor, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Santiago, Chile
  • Heikki Peltola, Professor, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • Andrew Pollard, Professor, University of Oxford, UK
  • Robert Steffen, Switzerland
  • Vytautas Usonis, Professor, Vilnius University, Lithuania
  • Timo Vesikari, Professor, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Fred Zepp, Professor, University of Mainz, Germany

97 participants in total attended the 4th International Vilnius Course “Update on Paediatric Infectious Diseases”. The international background of participants who came from 18 countries already proves the course to be considered useful on an international level. Participants represented the following countries: Austria, Republic of Belarus, Bulgaria, Chile, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine and United Kingdom.