VACFA is a partnership of concerned individuals and organisation who have come together with a goal of increasing awareness of and promoting uptake of vaccines on the African continent. VACFA provides a forum for the exchange of accurate, up-to-date and fully researched information on vaccines and immunisation practices relevant to Africa for health professionals, policymakers, programme managers, parents, and the general public. As an academic unit, VACFA also participates in the training of postgraduate students who are registered for public health studies.
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Vaccines for Africa Initiative (VACFA)
Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine (IDM)
Wernher & Beit North Wing, Room N2.09A
University of Cape Town
Faculty of Health Sciences
Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa