Preliminary Programme

  • Day 1. Tuesday, November 28
  • Registration

  • Opening. Vytautas Usonis (Artis Centrum Hotel, Vilnius, Lithuania)

  • Session I. Paediatric infectious diseases in Europe. Chair Vytautas Usonis (Lithuania)

  • Evolution of infection. Vytautas Usonis (Lithuania)

  • Questions & Answers

  • Can normal host be compromised in regard to pneumococcus? Ron Dagan (Israel)

  • Questions & Answers

  • Coffee break

  • Session II. Interactive discussion.

    Vaccination hesitancy: we see what we believe rather than believing what we see.  Eugenijus Laurinaitis (Lithuania), Dace Zavadska (Latvia)

  • Lunch

  • Session III. Influenza vaccination in childhood: Chair: Dace Zavadska (Latvia)

  • Paediatric influenza vaccination in Europe. Suzanna Esposito (Italy)

  • Questions & Answers

  • New horizons of paediatric influenza vaccination. Hanna M. Nohynek (Finland)

  • Questions & Answers

  • Afternoon tea

  • Session IV. Interactive cases. Moderators – VICO-2017 Faculty speakers.

  • Interactive case presentation by VICO-2017 participants.

  • General discussion. Closing of the Day 1. Vytautas Usonis (Lithuania)

  • Day 2. Wednesday, November 29
  • Session V. Paediatric HIV/AIDS. Chair: Anna Turkova (UK)

  • Paediatric HIV/AIDS in XXI century Europe.

  • Questions & Answers

  • Paediatric HIV: from birth to adulthood. Anna Turkova (UK)

  • Coffee break

  • Session VI. Childhood tuberculosis in XXI century. Chair: Steven Welch (UK)

  • Update on paediatric TB. Steven Welch (UK)

  • Questions & Answers.

  • Childhood TB through clinical cases. Parvati Nair (India)

  • Questions & Answers.

  • Lunch

  • Session II. Prudent use of antibiotics. Chair: Ron Dagan (Israel)

  • The history of antibiotics and the new antibiotic pipeline. James Hatcher (UK)

  • Questions & Answers

  • Antibiotics in treatment of children diseases. Where we are? Stephane Paulus (Belgium)

  • Afternoon tea

  • Session VIII. Underused vaccination programmes. Chair: Inga Ivaškevičienė (Lithuania)

  • Men-B vaccination. UK experience. Shamez Ladhani (UK)

  • Questions & Answers.

  • Pertussis: can we win the race? Vytautas Usonis (Lithuania)

  • Questions & Answers.

  • Summary of the course. Evaluation and closing of the Course. Vytautas Usonis (Lithuania)

  • Farewell tea
    Course certificates