From today, there are changes to the NIP designed to improve protection against meningococcal and pneumococcal disease.
We have updated our immunisation reference pages affected by the 1 July 2020 NIP changes.
No Jab, No Pay and No Jab, No Play mandatory policies may have motivated attendance to a tertiary service, but they don’t appear to be changing vaccination behaviour.
In episode 6 of our COVID19 Road to a vaccine series, our host, Associate Professor Nigel Crawford, speaks to Professor Paul Offit. Professor Offit is an infectious diseases physician and Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHoP) Vaccine Education Center (VEC). The VEC website inspired the creation of the Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre, the … Continued
On the 1st July 2020 important changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) and recommendations for pneumococcal, meningococcal and Hepatitis A vaccinations will come into effect. NCIRS hosted a webinar about these changes which is now available to view online: NCIRS: Upcoming NIP changes: what you need to know
In episode 5 of our COVID19 Road to a vaccine series, our host, Associate Professor Nigel Crawford speaks to Professor Terry Nolan. Professor Nolan is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor at the Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. He heads up VIRGO, the vaccine and immunisation research group, a collaboration between Murdoch Children’s Research Institute … Continued
In episode 4 of our podcast series, Associate Professor Nigel Crawford discusses the specific virus characteristics of a SARS-CoV-2 with Professor Kanta Subbarao, Director of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza.