The role of HCP in HPV vaccination and screening programme implementation - Prevention and control of HPV and HPV related cancers in Romania, 15 & 16 May 2018

Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the role of the health care provider (HCP) in the vaccination program, with a focus on HPV vaccination
  • Discuss the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for HCP in different vaccination programs, e.g. school based, GP driven and vaccination clinics.
  • Provide an overview of different information and trainings materials available for HCP at various international organisations (CDC, ECDC, WHO, …)
  • Discuss country examples where HCP play an important role in the implementation and coverage of HPV vaccination and screening.
  • Propose strategies to enhance the impact of HCP towards better screening and vaccination coverage.
  • Discuss Romanian challenges, analysis of previous introduction, ways to address the issues and opportunities in prevention and control of HPV and HPV related cancers.

Tuesday 15/05/2018

Session 1    OPENING AND OBJECTIVES
                    Chairs: Pierre Van Damme, Alexandru Rafila

Session 2       HCP ATTITUDES TOWARDS VACCINATION
                        Chairs: Pierre Van Damme, Alexandru Rafila

Session 3     HCP TRAINING IN SERVICE AND PRE-SERVICE
                      
Chairs: Jo Yarwood, Paolo Bonanni             

Session 4     MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR IN SERVICE TRAINING OF HCP
                      
Chairs: Adriana Pistol, Emilie Karafillakis

Session 5     COUNTRY EXAMPLES/EXPERIENCES
                      
Chairs: Sharon Hanley, Eduardo Franco

  • Belgium/Flanders:

- Activities to train (future) HCP and vaccinators (pdf, 4.531 kB)
Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp, HPV Prevention and Control Board (Belgium)

- Summerschool on Vaccinology for European students (pdf, 2.926 kB)
Madalina Preda, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Romania)

- Flemish Vaccination Board (pdf, 488 kB)
Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp, HPV Prevention and Control Board (Belgium)

  • Discussion
  • Introduction of the break-out sessions  

Session 6     BREAKOUT SESSIONS
                      
Chairs: Adriana Pistol, Emilie Karafillakis

  • Break-out sessions: 

- Topic. SWOT of School based systems and GP based systems
Chair: Paolo Bonanni

- Topic. Should we monitor the attitudes of HCW towards primary and secondary HPV prevention/immunisation in general, if yes how;
Chair: Alex Vorsters

- Topic. Materials available for in service training. What is needed? Is other material needed? Are the available sources well-known?
Chair: Joanne Yarwood

  • Presentations from the break-out sessions & discussion

Wednesday 16/05/2018

Session 7     HPV PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN ROMANIA CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
                      Chairs:  Alex Vorsters, Corina Silvia Pop

  • Discussion

Session 8     BREAK-OUT SESSIONS ON PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF HPV AND HPV RELATED CANCERS IN ROMANIA
                      
Chairs: Marc Arbyn, Nubia Muñoz

  • Introduction of the break-out sessions
     
  • Break-out sessions: 

- Strengths
Chair: Adriana Pistol

- Weakness
Chair: Alexandru Rafila

- Opportunities
Chair: Marc Arbyn

- Threats
Chair: Patrick Achimas

Presentations from the break-out sessions & discussion

‚ÄčSession 9     MEETING CONCLUSIONS
                      Chairs:  Pierre Van Damme, Alexandru Rafila