0800 Immune

0800 466 863

Click here for the latest measles and MMR vaccination information

-- This fact sheet is being revised to reflect the latest Ministry of Health priority groups (17 September)

Quick answers to frequent MMR questions during the 2019 measles outbreaks

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.

Find out more

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

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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

Find out more
Measles and MMR vaccine
Measles and MMR vaccine