Link between Influenza and NCDs

As part of the World Medical Association’s global immunization campaign to prevent seasonal influenza outbreaks, Dr. Julia Tainijoki-Seyer and Dr. Tèa Collins co-authored an article with IFPMA’s expert on vaccines Dr. Abraham Palache about the link between non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and seasonal influenza. In the article, published in a peer-reviewed Health Journal, the authors discuss the importance of seasonal vaccinations against flu as a secondary prevention for NCDs and propose strategies to improve vaccination coverage among target groups. The article is available at: