New immunisation reference page: Melbourne immunisation drive-through clinics

Staying up to date with immunisations remains essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerning results from the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) National Child Health Poll, indicate that 1 in 5 children have had vaccinations delayed since March 2020. Families are encouraged to attend local providers for immunisations, noting that drive-through clinics are also available.

Check your knowledge on the July 2020 NIP changes

The Victorian DHHS Immunisation section and MVEC are excited to share the new “July 2020 National Immunisation Program changes” quiz which aims to check immunisation provider knowledge on the recent changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

Africa declared free of wild polio

The region of Africa has been declared free of wild poliovirus meaning that there are only 2 countries worldwide who continue to see transmission of wild poliovirus.

COVID19 Road to a vaccine episode 11: Associate Professor Margie Danchin and Professor Julie Leask

In episode 11 of our COVID19 Road to a vaccine series, our host, Nigel Crawford, speaks to experts in vaccine confidence, Associate Professor Margie Danchin and Professor Julie Leask. Margie is a consultant paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, an Associate Professor within the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, … Continued