COVID Vaccination in Children and Young People

Professor Helen Marshall, Professor Jonathan Craig, Dr Emily Kirkpatrick

Our expert speakers will present on evidence based research around recommendations for children globally, disease burden from COVID-19 in children, SA analysis around vaccine uptake, clinical trials of COVID-19 in children and adolescents and the proposed rollout in South Australia.

Professor Helen Marshall, Senior Medical Practitioner and Director, Vaccinology and Immunology Research Trials Unit, Women's and Children's Hospital / NHMRC Practitioner Fellow and Professor in Vaccinology, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide / Deputy Director and Research Leader, Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide - COVID-19 and kids

Professor Jonathan Craig, Vice President and Executive Dean & Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University - Clinical trials of COVID in children and adolescents

Dr Emily Kirkpatrick, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer, Department for Health and Wellbeing, SA Health - Paediatric COVID vaccine rollout in South Australia: Ensuring an evidence-based, yet a practical approach to the vaccine rollout in SA.

Professor Claire Roberts (HDA Co-Convenor), NHMRC Leadership Fellow / Professor and Matthew Flinders Fellow / Group Leader, Pregnancy Health and Beyond Laboratory (PHaB Lab), College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University.

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