The Sabin Vaccine Institute in partnership with Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia convened the Vaccine Information Session in Lima, Peru on April 14 – 15, 2011. The two day meeting was organized for journalists currently reporting on Global Health and attracted 30 journalists from 17 countries in the Region of the Americas.

Sessions were designed to disseminate information regarding the life-saving potential of vaccines and their ability to prevent needless suffering of millions of people around the world. Journalists heard the most up to date information on vaccines and the process of delivery. An interactive session also addressed various issues the reporters have faced in their professional careers with the group brainstorming potential solutions.

Schedule and presentations

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 14, 2011 to Friday, April 15, 2011
Event Location: 
Lima, Peru