International workshop on development of vaccines for SARS and new human influenza vaccines
1-2 March 2004, Beijing, China
Co-sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the World Health Organization
The Ministry of Science and Technology of China and the World Health Organization held a joint workshop on the development of vaccines against SARS and avian influenza. The workshop was attended by over 60 experts – scientists, physicians and ethicists -- from China and around the world. The week included parallel meetings and visits to several institutions, related to various aspects of the vaccine programmes on SARS, Influenza, HIV/AIDS, Japanese Encephalitis and Malaria. All this has allowed for a fruitful exchange of information and views on vaccine development in China.