May 6, 2019
On April 24, 2019, a forum "Vaccination - a step towards protection" was held in the student club of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University "Karazin Student Hall". Valentina D. Makarenko, Candidate of Medicine, Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatrics of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University acted as a speaker and explained to the forum participants what happens in the body after vaccination. Everyone liked the creative approach of a specialist - the information in the poetic form was perceived remarkably.
The organizer of the forum “Vaccination - a step towards protection” was the student of the School of Medicine Taisiia Sazonova together with the students of Kharkov National Medical University Irina Nechiporuk, Kyrill Degtyar, and Daria Malakhova as part of the project “4vaccine”. The project is implemented by UNICEF Ukraine and the Foundation "Professional Development of Kharkiv" with the support of the European Union
The first part was devoted to the problem of a sharp increase in the incidence of measles in Ukraine and Kharkov, and also the participants were introduced to what vaccines are, about their composition and mechanism of action.
The final part of the forum was devoted to facts that confirm that vaccines do not cause autism and are not the cause of deaths. After that, the team shared with the audience the next steps of implementation of the project.