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COVID-19 Education

 Vaccinating in general practice under alert levels 3 and 4 

  • This document provides guidance for practices to create a safe space to deliver childhood immunisations and other scheduled vaccines.

 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.

 2021 Influenza Immunisation Programme

2021 National Immunisation Workshop on 18th & 19th November (new date)

Click on this link for details and the draft programme

Registrations are now closed.

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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