Webinar #39 | “Who Should Not Be Vaccinated for COVID-19?”

The University of the Philippines in partnership with UP Manila NIH National Telehealth Center
and in cooperation with UP Philippine General Hospital would like to invite you to join the Fight Against COVID-19!

Webinar #39 “Who Should Not Be Vaccinated for COVID-19?”
February 5, 2021 (Friday) 12nn

Dr. Regina Berba
Associate Professor, UP College of Medicine
Head of Hospital Infection Control Unit, Philippine General Hospital

Dr. Shelley Ann F. Dela Vega
Director, Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health, UP Manila

Dr. Inday Dans
Clinical Epidemiologist and Pediatrician
Philippine General Hospital

Asst. Secretary Noel Macalalao
DSWD Assistant Secretary for Standards and Capacity Building and Chairperson,
DSWD TWG on COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Program

Opening Remarks:
Dr. Carmencita D. Padilla
University of the Philippines Manila

Closing Remarks:
Dr. Teodoro J. Herbosa
Executive Vice President
University of the Philippines
Special Adviser, National Task Force on COVID-19

Special Topic
Vaccination against COVID-19 will be rolled-out within the next few months and health care workers as well as older persons are high priority groups for these first jabs.
What are the contraindications for COVID-19 vaccination? If a person has an underlying disease should the vaccine be given? Can a person with previous infection be vaccinated? Should all senior citizens receive the vaccine? What ages of health workers will be vaccinated? Will children be vaccinated in the future?
These and many other questions about who should not be vaccinated and how to screen patients will be answered by Dr Nina Berba, Infectious Disease expert and Professor of Medicine UP PGH and Dr. Shelley-Ann dela Vega, leading Gerontologist and expert in aging and health of the UP National Institutes of Health. Dr. Inday Dans, pediatrician and clinical epidemiologist will share her views on what we know about vaccination for children.
Join us for another informative session to equip ourselves and prepare for vaccination role out.
Stay Safe. Stay Healthy. Stay Connected.
Together we can STOP COVID DEATHS!

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