VACCINATION LIVE HIGHLIGHTS


November 2020 - Travel Health and Vaccination Update


Discover key insights from our Vaccination Live webinar - 'Travel Health and Vaccination Update'.
Watch the full presentation on-demand, explore highlights from the event and discover key resources to help you in your day to day practice.


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Travel Health and Vaccination Update

50 minutes - Recorded from session on 27th November 2020

Join Joanna Lowry as she discusses best practice when conducting a risk assessment for travellers, explores the key considerations for vaccine preventable diseases and shares her expert insights on how to manage a range of clinical scenarios.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)


Event Highlights

Key considerations when vaccinating for travel

 

Watch as Joana discusses the importance of primary immunisations and shares points to consider when deciding whether to vaccinate for travel.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)

 

Case study: tetanus

 

Joanna explores the need for tetanus vaccination in a woman visiting Thailand and a woman visiting Gambia for holidays.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)

Case study: typhoid

 

Joanna shares how to approach typhoid vaccination in two travellers visiting Malaysia.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)

Case study: rabies

 

Joanna explores what rabies advice should be given to a teenager joining a trip to Nepal.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)

 

Case study: yellow fever

 

Joanna discusses the need for yellow fever vaccination in two couples visiting South America and Gambia.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)


Useful resources


Discover more information from the following resources, as presented by Joanna during the webinar.

For HCPs


For travellers



Joanna Lowry


Joanna Lowry  
  • A specialist Nurse in Travel Health with a Diploma in Tropical Nursing from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Certificate of Travel Medicine (LSHTM).
  • Member of the Faculty of Travel Medicine
  • Previously worked in Harley Street as a Travel Health Nurse, as a Specialist Nurse for The Travel Doctor New Zealand and set up and managed Winchester Travel Health from 2005 until 2016



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Date of preparation: January 2021  | MAT-GB-2004966(v1.0)