Geneva, Switzerland, 20-21 January 2020
The Steering Group on Influenza Vaccination was honoured to participate in the International Federation on Ageing(IFA) and International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) network meeting entitled “Creating an Action Plan to Address Gaps in Global Influenza Control” held on 20-21 January 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The meeting gathered leaders from across disciplines and sectors to exchange best practices on what their organisation improving influenza vaccination uptake rates, especially among at-risk populations. During the meeting we had a great opportunity to share the actions our organisation has taken toward influenza vaccination rate improvement from as well as barriers we have faced along the way.
Combating the burden of influenza is a challenging goal that no organisation can achieve alone. Therefore, the Steering Group hopes to deepen our collaboration with organisations and individuals that are dedicated to achieving this goal in order to protect the most vulnerable members of our society.