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Latest immunisation news with a local focus

17 Sep 2015
Run by Waikato District Health Board and based on the format used for the popular annual Waikato Cervical Screening Update, the two hour session will review why some parents hesitate to have their children vaccinated, provide practical advice for having conversations with vaccine hesitant parents and encourage timely immunisation to protect...
10 Aug 2015
The local public health unit is responding to this outbreak and has provided information on immunisation and public health measures to local schools, midwives, general practitioners and practice nurses in the region. Providing a timely, free whooping cough booster immunisation to pregnant women between 28-38 weeks of pregnancy and providing on-...
29 Jan 2015
The National Immunisation Schedule provides free immunisations against some diseases. There are other vaccines you can buy that are worth considering. These will provide extra protection against other diseases not included in the Immunisation Schedule. This poster summarises these other vaccines available in New Zealand, excluding those for travel...
27 Nov 2014
The Vaccine Safety Network (VSN) is part of the World Health Organization. It provides endorsement for vaccine and immunisation related websites who meet a strict set of criteria regarding balanaced and understandable information for communities. In order to underscore the diversity of the VSN and recognise each member’s efforts to provide users...
12 Aug 2014
The Inaugural New Zealand Influenza Symposium, November 12th 2014 Tamaki Campus, The University of Auckland. We are pleased to announce a new opportunity for our clinical and academic colleagues-a one day symposium focussing upon influenza and vaccine strategies for NZ. Influenza remains a significant challenge- its chimeric changes and seemingly...