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New Zealand Influenza Symposium 2016

The presentations from the NZ influenza Symposium, held in Wellington, November 2016 are available here. Click on the title to open a pdf of the presentation.
More will be added as they become available.

Session 1: The Big picture
NZ influenza vaccination strategy – A new paradigm? Nikki Turner, IMAC
UK school based influenza programme Richard Pebody, Public Health England
Patterns of seasonal influenza in NZ Lance Jennings, Canterbury Health Laboratories
New flu vaccines, and the role of antivirals Paul Van Buynder, Gold Coast Public Health Unit
Use of antivirals for seasonal and pandemic flu Aeron Hurt, Victoria Infectious Diseases Reference Lab
Session 2: What's happening in the sectors?
SHIVERS - key learnings Sue Huang, ESR
Overview of the 2016 Influenza Programme Pt 1 Diana Murfitt, MoH
Overview of the 2016 Influenza Programme Pt 2 Barbara McArdle, NISG
Feedback from sectors – what worked well and ongoing systemic barriers to vaccine uptake
General Practice Litia Manuavai’a Pelefoti-Gibson, Porirua Union Community Health Service
Midwifery Christine Kell, Capital and Coast DHB
Pharmacy Gita Dahya, Karori Mall Pharmacy
Occupational Health Allyson Harwood, Midway Occ Health Services
Communications Brenda Saunders, Trio Communications
Session 3: Increasing DHB coverage  
Tairawhiti DHB – overcoming barriers to healthcare worker immunisation Tairawiti DHB, presented by Barbara McArdle



Last updated: May 2017