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1 Ageing and immunization Roman Prymula University Hospital Hradec Kralove Prague 31 May 2012

2 Adult population is exposed to: Vaccine preventable diseases Chronic diseases and comorbidities Ageing Waning immunity and immunosenescence New vaccines for adults and older people VZV, HSV, CMV, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, various carcinomas Vaccination coverage in adults is low Perception on vaccines is low Why immunization of adults? In US 350x more adults die on vaccine preventable diseases than children! ČSÚ: Projekce obyvatelstva České republiky, available at: Prague 31 May 2012 Ratio of age cohorts 0-14 and 65+ in the Czech population in time

3 3 Ratio of older people in population, (Europe) Kinsella K, He W. US Census Bureau, International Population Reports, P95/09-1, An Aging World: 2008, US Government Printing Office: Washington, DC; Age (Years)

4 Kyaw MH et al. JID 2005; 192: Risk of pneumococcal diseases development is multiplied in chronic ill adults

5 ChildrenAdolescents Adults Older people Vaccination in adults 1.Boosting after primary schedule in childhood 2.Primary immunization in adults and older people 3.Boosting in adults and older people 4.Vaccination of travellers Prague 31 May 2012

6 Higher mortality on pneumonia (community acquiered included) starts since 45th year of age (WHO Statistics. Mortality Database. Accessed June 10, 2009.) United Kingdom, Mortality according to age, ,9570,9 Prague 31 May 2012

7 Conclusion Rising importance of adult and older people vaccination Persistent low coverage of older people Implementation of adult immunization calendar Development of national guidelines Accessibility to adult vaccines Role of GPs Vaccination is very important for prevention of diseases and generaly for life protection. Prague 31 May 2012


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