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COVID-19 Education

Join the IMAC team  – Position available in South Island

Regional Immunisation Advisor – South Island

Are you an experienced New Zealand registered nurse (or equivalent public health training) with practical experience of working with health professionals in immunisation and /or child health. Do you have experience in education and staff management? Do you have a passion for immunisation and protecting our community from vaccine preventable diseases?

Here’s an opportunity for you to enhance your career in immunisation education and management and to contribute to improving New Zealand immunisation rates.

This role is 0.8-1 FTE in the South Island region working from a home office base

 For further information please visit the position advertisement on our Uniservices Careers webpage.

Applications close Tuesday 22nd June 2021

 2021 Influenza Immunisation Programme

 Immunisation Handbook 2020

  • The Handbook is only available electronically from the Ministry of Health website, click on the above link and save the page to your browser favourites.

PCV10 (Synflorix) vaccine schedules webpage

The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) is a nationwide organisation based at The University of Auckland.

We provide New Zealanders with independent, factual information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the benefits and risks of immunisation. We also provide training for health professionals, national immunisation coordination and policy advice and research.

For questions about immunisation and vaccination-preventable diseases you can call us free on: 0800 IMMUNE (0800 466 863), weekdays 9am-4.30 pm, or contact us.

 This section provides some guidance around informed decisions and choosing sources of information.

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There are a number of diseases that, in most cases, can be prevented through protection from timely immunisation. 

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Vaccines help the immune system to recognise diseases, and fight them. Like any medication, vaccines are assessed and proven to be safe before they are approved for use.

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IMAC is committed to supporting the immunisation information and training needs of all health professionals.

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