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Conference Presentations 2015

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Friday 4 September 2015: Immunisation Conference Day One

0900

Plenary Session 1: Communicating the issues

 

Vaccine Hesitancy, how can healthcare workers improve vaccine acceptance? Noni MacDonald

 

The NZ experience, getting the message right Helen Petousis-Harris

 

Communicating the science of immunisation Peter Griffin

1045

Morning tea

1115

Concurrent Session 1

1. Communicating immunisation

2. Aspects of HPV vaccination

3. Aspects of pertussis immunisation

 

Baby, Facebook and Me: Pregnant Women’s Knowledge, Attitudes and Experience of Immunisation

Bonnie Jones

Population HPV Immunisation Targets: The importance of the big picture view, attention to detail and data

Natalie Desmond & Karen Wilks

Influencing factors considering by women regarding the pertussis-containing (Tdap) vaccine during pregnancy

Linda Hill

 

Vaccination uptake by vaccine-hesitant parents attending a Specialist Immunisation Clinic in Australia

Margie Danchin

Unvaccinated, uninformed and at risk: knowledge of HPV and vaccine acceptability among gay and bisexual males

Adrian Ludlam

Pertussis mortality is Australia - implications on national policy (presentation not available).

Melina Georgousakis

 

Flu can be anywhere

Darren Quirk & Michelle Kapinga

Success of New Zealand's HPV Immunisation Programme: What's next?

Chris Millar

Pertussis Control Strategies - A consistent approach for New Zealand

Diana Murffit

1230

Lunch

1330

Concurrent Session 2

1. Targeting at risk groups

2. Reviewing programmes

3. Vaccine safety and effectiveness

 

Analysis of the Auckland 2014 Measles Outbreak Indicates that Adolescent & Young Adults Could Benefit from Catch-up Vaccination.

Gary Reynolds

Waikato: Going where no vaccination programmes have gone before

Felicity Dumble

AusVaxSafety: Engaging parents in vaccine safety surveillance using new technologies provides timely data on annual influenza vaccine safety in young children

Alexis Pillsbury & Kristine Macartney

 

Reducing Missed Opportunities for Elderly Vaccination: Authorised Vaccinators for Aged Residential Care (ARC)

Louise Lewis

Vaccine cold chain management in New Zealand

Diana Murfitt

SmartVax - towards a nationwide active vaccine safety surveillance system using SMS technology

Alan Leeb

 

Increasing influenza vaccination rates for patients with developmental disability at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

Sonja Elia

Who did pharmacists vaccinate in Australia’s first Pharmacist Immunisation Pilot?

Lisa Nissen

Interim estimates of the effectiveness of seasonal trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in preventing influenza hospitalisations and primary ca re visits in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2015

Ange Bissielo

1445

Afternoon tea

1515

Plenary Session 2: Policy informing programmes

 

Immunisation programs on the move: an update from Australia Kristine Macartney

 

Policy into practice: Improving Immunsation coverage in NZ Pat Tuohy

 

WHO - an update from the Western Pacific Regional Office Mark Jacobs

1720

A Summary of Day One Lynn Taylor

 

Saturday 5 September 2015: Immunisation Conference Day Two

0900

Plenary Session 3: The impact of VPDs in adulthood

 

Herpes Zoster Lynley Hood

 

Panel Discussion: Challenges in adult vaccination Tim Corbett, Mark Thomas, Felicity Dumble, Gary Reynolds

1015

Morning Tea

1040

Concurrent Session 3

1. Vaccine Impact

2. Overcoming barriers

3. Cultural and ethnic perspectives

 

Microbiology of otitis media and nasopharyngeal flora in children in the era of changing pneumococcal vaccination (presentation not available).

Emma Best

Approaching the immunisation target - Insights into ‘Declined’ and ‘Partially immunised’

Lynn Taylor & Sarah Radke

Effective General Practice: Audit and Feedback for the Immunisation Primary Series at Three Ethnically Different General Practices

Gary Reynolds

 

Impact of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines on otitis media related hospitalisations in New Zealand (presentation not available).

Helen Petousis-Harris

A Review of Outreach Immunisation Services in New Zealand

Loretta Roberts

Immunisation Training for Aboriginal Health Workers - A Western Australia experience

Reena Reddy

 

Does the current pertussis immunisation schedule provide sustained protection to New Zealand toddlers? (presentation not available).

Sarah Radke

Declining care: a child’s journey through the immunisation pathway in Northland

Juliet Rumball-Smith

TAPUAKI Pacific pregnancy and parenting programme

Mary Roberts

 

Measles Elimination in NZ

Tomasz Kiedrzynski

Reaching the Missing Children

Bridget Lester &  Sally Wright

 

1215

Lunch

1300

Plenary Session 4: Closing the gaps

 

The Experience of Rotavirus disease in the Waikato David Newman

 

Persistent gaps in immunisation uptake Ester Willing

1345

Wrapping it up

 

Immunisation for the whole of life Noni MacDonald

 

Conference Conclusions Lynn Taylor

Last updated: Sep 2017