Imraan Munshi | Executive Director and Global Communications Lead for Vaccines
Merck & Co Inc

Imraan Munshi, Executive Director and Global Communications Lead for Vaccines, Merck & Co Inc

Imraan Munshi is Global Communications Lead –Vaccines for Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) leading the development and implementation of global communications strategies and programs in support of the Company’s vaccine brands, portfolios, and investigational vaccines. Munshi develops and conducts vaccine confidence and social media workshops across stakeholder networks for the company, and serves as counselor, leader and key resource to senior executives, regions and subsidiaries for product and executive communications.
Before joining MSD in 2012, Munshi was senior director of Pfizer’s Policy, External Affairs and Communications group and communications lead for the Emerging Markets Business Unit. He relocated from Johannesburg, South Africa to New York, where he was appointed senior director in Worldwide Communications and supported businesses in Japan/Asia, Canada, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
In his previous role as public affairs director for Pfizer Southern Africa, Munshi led government relations, external affairs, drug/medicines access, corporate citizenship, internal communications and media affairs for the region. He has also served as a radio and television sports anchor on International Cricket for the national broadcasting service in South Africa.


April 16 Day 2 - 10 Co-conferences @ 09:40

Strategies to enhance vaccine acceptance in future generations

  • How have non-medical exemptions affected vaccine uptake in the US?
  • The vaccine education project: Laying the groundwork to ensure children and young adults are more accepting of vaccines in the future – what are the reasons that people are influenced by the anti-vaccine movement?
  • Developing a vaccine education curriculum for physicians to increase vaccine acceptance
  • What is the current and future role of digital/social media in shaping public perception around vaccination?
  • How can the media be used as a tool to aid scientists in getting out their message accurately? How can scientists communicate with journalists more effectively?
last published: 20/Mar/19 16:35 GMT

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