To assist healthcare providers and families with the transition to the new NIP schedule on July 1 2018, MVEC has created a reference page outlining frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) adapted from our recent Clinical Vaccinology Update- A Special Edition. For further information please refer to the following LINK
From 1 July 2018, there will be significant changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule and we are keen to ensure you have access to the information you need to implement the new schedule. Changes to the childhood immunisation schedule aim to improve protection against meningococcal, pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae type b diseases. In … Continued
The Annual Scientific Meeting for The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) was recently held on the Gold Coast in May 2018. AEFI-CAN & AusVaxSafety ran an Adult Immunisation Satellite Workshop entitled ‘Vaccination Is Not Just For Kids’: What Infectious Disease Physicians Need To Know. Fantastic presentations from this workshop are now available: Adverse Event Following Immunisation … Continued
Thankyou to all those who attended our Clinical Vaccinology Update 2018- A Special Edition. The presentations are now available online via the following LINK and can also be accessed via our Events page
Our next Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) will be held on Friday 14th September 2018 at The Royal Children’s Hospital. Closing date for registration is on Sunday 9th September 2018, 11.59pm (AEST). Please visit Events page for program and registration details.
In Victoria in 2018 the Influenza vaccine will be provided FREE for all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age. For further information and how to access the vaccine please head to our MVEC Free Influenza vaccine for children in 2018 reference page
With the roll out of the 2018 Influenza vaccine the following article may help provide some clarification regarding immunising children The Conversation: thinking about getting your child the flu vaccine? For further information regarding the Influenza vaccine please refer to our page MVEC: Influenza vaccine recommendations