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NZ Influenza Symposium 2015

11th Nov 2015 : the 2nd New Zealand Influenza Symposium

Presentations now available below:


Session one: The big picture
What's happening in the world with influenza Marc-Alain Widdowson, CDC
Influenza vaccine protection:current evidence and unresolved issues (pending) Heath Kelly, ANU and VIDRL
The ecology of influenza viruses and what it means for humans Richard Webby, St Judes Children’s Research Hospital 
What’s happening in NZ with influenza Sue Huang , ESR 
Session Two: Influenza vaccination service delivery
The Ministry of Health overview of the Influenza Programme Diana Murfitt, MoH
Evaluation of the 2015 influenza campaign Michelle Kapinga, NISG   

Primary health care perspective (Martin)

Influenza, a General Practice perspective (Medlicott)

Richard Medlicott, & Margo Martin, Island Bay Med Centre

DHB strategies: Occupation health and the use of masks by unimmunised staff (no powerpoint used)

Nigel Murray, Waikato DHB
Canterbury DHB Phil Schroeder, Canterbury CPRG strategy
Pharmacy update Bob Buckham, Pharmaceutical Soc.
Session Three: Prevention and minimisation
Infection control – prevention and minimisation Carolyn Clissold, Infection Control, Community Service, CCDHB     

Last updated: May 2017