Clinical Vaccinology Update: Fri 26th Apr 2019 – WIN 30% CELEBRATORY DISCOUNT!



The Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre (MVEC) is pleased to announce that we have recently achieved more than 1,000 subscribers to the MVEC website! As a way of thanking our subscribers for your support and to celebrate this milestone together, we are giving away an exclusive, never-been-done-before 30% discount off the regular ticket (priced at AUD … Continued

Clinical Vaccinology Update: Fri 26th Apr 2019 – Program announced



The program for the 2019 Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) is now available online. The CVU will be held on April 26th in the Copland Theatre (The Spot Building) at the University of Melbourne. We will be hosting a range of topics to be presented by some fantastic speakers. Registrations will be open in February- we … Continued

Spleen Australia- updated guidelines 2019



Spleen Australia have recently updated their medical recommendations for asplenic/hyposplenic adults and children. These guidelines also detail additional immunisation recommendations, including updated information on booster doses for pneumococcal and meningococcal vaccines in this patient group. Please refer to our MVEC page for more information MVEC: Asplenia

Influenza vaccine for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people



The November meeting of the PBAC saw a positive endorsement for the extension of the influenza vaccine program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 5 -17 years. This decision supports influenza vaccine funding for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people of all ages on the NIP. Please refer to the link below for further information: … Continued

New vaccine preventable disease fact sheets



The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has developed a series of factsheets detailing various vaccine preventable diseases (VPD’s). These fact sheets provide information regarding the diseases, the number of cases reported in Australia, as well as rates of hospitalisation and deaths. The fact sheets can be found via the following link: AIHW fact sheets … Continued

Updated SAEFVIC Reporting Form (Online/ Print)



In support of the environment and sustainability efforts, MVEC encourages online reporting of adverse events following immunisations on www.aefican.org.au; online reporting ensures accuracy of information submitted to SAEFVIC.  However if a print copy is preferred, an updated SAEFVIC reporting form is now available on the SAEFVIC page.

Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) 2019



The Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre (MVEC) is proud to present the next Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) to be held with the following details: Date:    Friday, 26th April 2019 Venue: Copland Theatre (The Spot Building)              The University of Melbourne              198 Berkeley Street, Carlton … Continued