The 11th Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) will be held in the Copland Theatre of the SPOT building, Melbourne University, on Wednesday 15th April 2020. 

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This event is designed to bring together immunisation health care providers and other industry related professionals to meet and discuss new vaccines, vaccine preventable disease epidemiology and vaccine safety. 


9.00am – 9.05am   Welcome Note A/Prof Nigel Crawford
9.05am – 9.35am An Influenza Update for 2020 Professor Ian Barr    Deputy Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza
9.35am – 10.05am Meningococcal B Update Professor Jim Buttery Head of Infectious Diseases, Monash Children’s Hospital
10.05am – 10.30am Pharmacists and Immunisation Annie Cobbledick Pharmacist, RCH Immunisation
10.30am – 11.15am Morning Tea
11.15am – 11.45am Refugee Immunisation Dr Shidan Tosif            RCH Immunisation Fellow  Consultant Paediatrician, The Children’s Private Medical Group
11.45am – 12.30pm TBC Catherine Hughes      Light for Riley Project, Co-Founder/Director Immunisation Foundation of Australia
12.30pm – 1.45pm Lunch
1.45pm – 2.00pm MVEC Highlights Francesca Machingaifa Research Nurse, SAEFVIC
2.00pm – 2.30pm The Vulnerable Young People Catch-Up Vaccination Project Belinda Tominc          Clinical Nurse Consultant, Youth Health Immunisation Outreach
2.30pm – 3.00pm Measles A/Prof Nigel Crawford Director, SAEFVIC  Consultant Paediatrician, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The Royal Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Private Medical Group

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