Session 1 - Opening Session

Introduction and Welcome - Bruce Gellin, Sabin Vaccine Institute

Welcome Address - Nada Al Marzouqi, Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE

Session 2 -  Global frameworks and programming in adolescent health and immunization 

Identifying adolescent health priorities and interventions - Jai Das, The Aga Khan University

Goals and purpose of an adolescent immunization platform, Immunization across the lifespan - Paul Bloem, WHO

Adolescent immunization: Best practices, challendes and opportunities - Salah Al Awaidy, Ministry of Health, Oman

Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA) implementation and guidance  - Paul_Bloem, WHO

Session III - Regional and country experiences with adolesecent immunization and establishing an adolesent platform

Update on immunziations in EMRO and status of adolescent immunziations - Rana A. Hajjeh, WHO EMRO (delivered by Salah Al Awaidy)

Country spotlight: United Arab Emirates - Laila Al Jasmi, Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE

Country spotlight: Lebanon - Beatrice Khater, Arab Coalition for Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut 

Country spotlight: Saudi Arabia - Muslim Abu Hasan, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

Regional spotlight: Southeast Asia - Neisha Sundaram, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Session IV – Adolescent health and the role of schools/civil society organizations

Schools: Places for health education and health intervention - Mohamad Ratib Surour, Ministry of Health (former), Jordan

Country spotlight: United Arab Emirates - Haya Merai, Friends of Cancer Patients, UAE

Country spotlight: Oman - Faiqa Ali Al Sinaw, Ministry of Health, Oman

Country spotlight: Egypt  - Mamdou Whahba, Egyptian Society for Adolescent Medicine

Session V - Adolescent vaccine hesitancy panel

Panel participants: Najwa Khuri-Bulos, Jordan; Adel Al-Sayyad, Bahrain; Ghassan Dbaibo, Lebanon; and Suzanne Farhoud, Egypt

Session VI – Workshop: Implementation research

Group work: Implementation research – Daniele Charlet

Session VII – Workshop: Current adolescent immunization status

Current adolescent immunization status overview - Salah Al Awaidy, Ministry of Health, Oman

Group work: Challenges and opportunities

Session VIII – Workshop: Adolescent priorities and gaps

Data gaps and research priorities, vaccine hesitancy overview - Bruce Gellin, Sabin Vaccine Institute

Group work: Data gaps and research priorities, vaccine hesitancy 

Session IX – Summary and closing remarks