BVAC Patna

The Basic Vaccinology Course (BVAC) was organized by the Child Health Foundation and INCLEN Trust International in collaboration with the State Health Society, Bihar on the 17th and 18th of March, 2012 at Hotel Gargee Grand in Patna, Bihar. The course was funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, State Health Society, Bihar and Medical Health and Family Welfare Services, Uttar Pradesh.

The comprehensive course provided training in epidemiology, immunology, disease surveillance, and vaccine safety and regulation, vaccination trends, challenges, and innovations specific to India. The course was attended by 30 state and district immunization program managers and 21 private pediatricians.

The course provided a wonderful opportunity for the participants to interact and learn from esteemed faculty members through a well-designed agenda encompassing various topics on Routine Immunization (RI) over the two day period.