Joint vaccine training programme: lessons from Asia and WHO (Mark Jit, Teo Yik Ying, Raymond Hutubessy)

Mark Jit ( is the Professor of Vaccine Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (@LSHTM) and in the Modelling and Economics Unit of Public Health England, and a core member of the Vaccine Impact Modeling Consortium (@vaccineimpact). His work in epidemiological and economic modelling of infectious disease control interventions has informed immunisation policy on a range of vaccines in both developed and developing countries.

Raymond Hutubessy ( is a Senior Health Economist at the World Health Organization (WHO). He is the Executive Secretary of the WHO Immunization and Vaccines related Implementation Research (IVIR) Advisory Committee. As the lead economist at the Immunization, Vaccine and Biologicals Department, he sponsors and conducts research in vaccine economics and modelling of vaccine preventable diseases (@WHO). 

Teo Ying Yik ( is the Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore (@NUSingapore). , and concurrently the iOmics Programme Leader at the Life Sciences Institute, and an Associate Faculty Member of the Genome Institute of Singapore. Prof Teo has served as the Director for the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, where the Centre works closely with the Ministry of Defence to develop capabilities for disease surveillance, consultation and research to deter and to control potential infectious disease outbreaks.