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GVIRF Webinar: mRNA Vaccine Technologies for Global Health

Thursday, October 14, 2021

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GVIRF is the central forum for research related to the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) and its successor, the Immunization Agenda 2030 (IA2030).

GVIRF is the only global meeting that brings together the entire Vaccine and Immunization Research community, from basic immunology to implementation research, and from low to high income countries.

GVIRF will:

  1. Track progressin vaccine research and development
  2. Identify gapsopportunities and actions to maximize the benefit of immunization
  3. Foster networking and collaboration to accelerate progress
  4. Support implementation of Immunization Agenda 2030

GVIRF will be:

Influential: Featuring high level keynotes and speakers from the forefront of immunization research
Timely: Reviewing progress in vaccines for COVID-19
Balanced: Discussing COVID-19 in context of overall immunization and relationship with other diseases
Equity-oriented: Aiming to foster global participation and address global needs

GVIRF is hosted every two years by World Health Organization, the US National Institutes of Health, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

For information on previous forums, please click here

Meeting videos and presentations from GVIRF 2021 are available on the TechNet Resource Library


Is there a cost to attend?

The GVIRF is free to all participants.

Who can attend?

Researchers, practitioners, and students in vaccines and immunization.

What languages will be available?

GVIRF will be conducted in English.

Will the proceedings be available online?

Videos of sessions will be posted to the TechNet Resource Library as they become available.

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