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Vaccination in Children: Evidence, Ethics, and Equity
A #CovidUnknowns webinar from The BMJ and the IEU

4.00 Welcome Fiona Godlee (The BMJ)
4.05 Phil Hammond (doctor, author), MC, introduces Katie Parsons (University of Hull): ‘Rights of the child and the voices of Children and Young people’
Session 1 ‘Childhood vaccination: issues and evidence’ (chaired by George Davey Smith, Bristol University)
4.15 Russell Viner (Great Ormond Street/ UCL) ‘Key issues in childhood vaccination for covid
4.35 Shamez Ladhani (St George's Hospital/ Public Health England) ‘What do we know about SARS-COV2 infection and immunity in children--transmission, mitigation, the robustness of immune systems in children
4.45 Emma Duncan (Kings College, London) ‘Post-covid conditions in children’
4.25 Adam Finn (Bristol University) ‘Pros and cons of childhood vaccination.
4.55 Valtýr Stefánsson Thors - (University of Iceland)- uptake and experience, and post vaccination infection etc

Session 2 ‘Childhood vaccination and overall immunity’ (chaired by Allyson Pollock)-
5.05 Christine Benn ((U. Southern Denmark) ‘The unknowns in relation to child COVID-19 vaccination’
5.15 Chadi Saad-Roy (Princeton U)/Caroline Wagner ((Princeton U/ McGill U) ‘Modelling vaccination: variants and equity’
5.25 Rustom Antia (EmoryVaccine Center) ‘Transition to endemicity and role of infection in childhood?’

Session 3 ‘Equity, sustainability, ethics’ (chaired by Kamran Abbasi)
5.35 Sridhar Venkatapuram (KCL) ‘Global equity and childhood vaccination - what are the issues?’
5.45 Peter Doshi (U. Maryland, The BMJ) ‘Transparency of vaccination data’

5.55 Questions (Chaired by Phil Hammond)
Audio questions from children and young people followed by questions from general audience
6.15 Close

Sep 9, 2021 04:00 PM in London

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