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31st ECCMID. Surviving invasive meningococcal disease (IMD), the long term impact and future preventive perspectives. Sanofi Pasteur.
Dear Healthcare Professional,
We are delighted to invite you to our Sanofi Pasteur sponsored integrated symposium at ECCMID 2021:
the long-term impact and future preventive perspectives
Chaired by Prof. Jean-Paul Stahl and Dr Emma Cecilia Wall
Starting live on Sa‌turday 10‌th Ju‌ly 20‌21, 0‌8:‌30 – 1‌0:0‌0 am CEST
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IMD is a rare but potentially deadly disease that can result in severe
complications and lifelong disability.1 But what do these outcomes really
mean for both IMD survivors and the clinicians responsible for their care?
Tune in as a diverse panel of experts provide their perspectives on
the care and follow-up of IMD survivors, including the requirements
for long-term medical management. Together, we will also explore the
epidemiology of IMD in the context of COVID-19 and introduce recent
advances in IMD prevention options.
Here is what the Symposium Chair has to say about this event:
Video preview
We look forward to you joining us on the day.
Opening and welcome
Prof. Jean-Paul Stahl and Dr Emma Cecilia Wall
08‌:30 – 08‌:35 am CEST
Out of Time video presentation and live panel discussion
Chairs and all faculty members
08‌:35 – 09‌:05 am CEST
IMD prevention in the COVID-19 era: lessons learned
and future directions
Prof. Julio Vzquez
09‌:05 – 09‌:25 am CEST
Advances in IMD prevention options
Prof. Marco Safadi
09‌:25 – 09‌:45 am CEST
Discussion and Q&A
Chairs and all faculty members
09‌:45 – 10‌:00 am CEST
Prof. Jean-Paul Stahl  
Session Chair Prof. Jean-Paul Stahl
Professor Emeritus, Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales,
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble,
CHU Grenoble, France
Dr Emma Cecilia Wall  
ESCMID-appointed Chair Dr Emma Cecilia Wall
Senior Research Fellow, Francis Crick Institute and
University College London Hospital
Prof. Marco Safadi  
Prof. Marco Safadi
Pediatric Division Head, Santa Casa de So Paulo
School of Medical Sciences, Brazil
Prof. Julio Vzquez  
Prof. Julio Vzquez
Director of the National Centre of Microbiology,
Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid, Spain
Elena Moya  
Elena Moya
Vice President of the Spanish Association against
Meningitis (AEM), Spain
Prof. Robert Cohen  
Prof. Robert Cohen
Professor of Pediatrics, Crteil Hospital,
University of Paris, France
Please also join us for our other symposium on
Importance of influenza vaccination in the COVID-19
environment on Friday 9th July at 16:15 CEST
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1. Olbrich K, Mller D, Schumachr S, et al. Systematic Review of Invasive Meningococcal Disease: Sequelae and Quality of Life Impact on Patients and Their Caregivers. Infect Dis Ther 2018;7:421–438.
MAT-GLB-2102232 (v2.0)
June 2021
This satellite symposium specifically intended for healthcare professionals (HCPs) is sponsored by Sanofi on the occasion of the 31st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 9–12 July 2021. Individual medicinal products that may be referred to during this session may not be authorised/licensed or available in all countries. Content, where applicable, is based on the European Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC). Please consult prescribing information in your country of practice, current to the date of viewing this session, as information may vary from country‑to‑country.

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