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FSI Learning Explorations ~ Immunization and children with special health care needs
November 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDTFree
SESSION INFO: Dr. Manish Sadarangani, the director of Vaccine Evaluation Centre at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute will share information on immunization including two main important ones for Fall 2021 – COVID-19 and influenza. We ask that families submit questions/concerns via a survey prior to the session and Dr. Sadarangani will cover them during the session. There will also be time for questions and answers.
Manish Sadarangani MRCPCH, DPHIL, BM.BCh, MA is Director of the Vaccine Evaluation Center at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, UBC Department of Pediatrics. He has worked in pediatrics throughout the world, including in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Australia, North America and Europe. His research links clinical trials with basic microbiology, immunology and epidemiology to address clinically relevant problems related to immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases.