Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Cholera Vaccine meeting

6 June 2009, Annecy (France)

The Cholera Vaccine meeting held from 14 to the 17 April at Les Pensières Conference Centre in Veyrier-du- Lac welcomed about 55 participants among experts, academy, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, research institutes and industry representatives.

The meeting addressed through sessions the current disease status, epidemiology and means to control Cholera disease burden and the recent developments and research findings concerning cholera vaccines providing an understanding of the impact of immunization implementation strategies for the prevention of Cholera disease specially in high endemic settings.

This initiative, with the help of WHO, aimed at presenting updated data, discuss views, strategies and to formulate recommendations for the use of Cholera vaccines as part of national and global efforts to control both endemic and epidemic cholera.

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