20 August 2013
Dr Lam Mun San, Director and Infectious Disease Physician at Infectious Disease Specialists@ Novena gave an update on vaccines to health care professionals on August 20th, 2013 at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. She focused on adult immunizations and provided the participants on the newer vaccines registered. These included Zostavax (“shingles vaccine”) to reduce the morbidity associated with herpes zoster, the upcoming quadrivalent influenza vaccines which will provide greater coverage against circulating influenza strains and also the newer vaccine delivery systems such as oral and intradermal routes. It was well attended by medical specialists, family practitioners, pharmacists and nurses. Our group is committed to provide continuing medical education to our health care professionals.