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16 Oct 2013
A comprehensive report with breakdown of DHB staff who received an influenza immunisation in 2013 by occupational group and by DHB is available on the Ministry of Health website or can be downloaded from this page.  2013 Workforce influenza immunisation coverage rates by District Health Board
24 Jun 2013
Manual entry of the dTap-11Y vaccination event The Ministry of Health is enabling capability for manual entry only of the dTap-11Y vaccination event, allowing for the event to be recorded on the NIR. The child's nominated provider will receive notification of the vaccination event being loading onto the NIR in their PMS provider in-box for...
19 Nov 2012
GAVI is a unique public-private global health partnership committed to saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing access to immunisations in developing countries. Since 2001 they have helped to vaccinate 370 million children in the world’s poorest countries, helping to prevent more than 5.5 million deaths in the future....
09 Nov 2012
Adolescent catch-up vaccines Eligibilty for funded National Immunisation Schedule childhood catch-up vaccines has been extended for adolescents to their 18th birthday, in line with the  Health and Disability Services Eligibility Direction 2011. Eligibility for funded Schedule childhood vaccines for children who are refugees or migrants has been...
31 Oct 2012
The first dose of the National Immunisation Schedule vaccine is currently available through school and doses two and three available through general practice. A number of girls who started their Gardasil® immunisation course have not completed doses two and three with their GP or declined to complete the immunisation course but may still intend to...