Influenza vaccine and egg allergy update

Based on the latest guidelines from the Australiasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, influenza vaccines can be safely administered in community vaccination clinics (which may or may not have direct medical practitioner supervision) to those with and without egg allergy (including … Continued

Gardasil 9

With the transition from Gardasil® to Gardasil 9® on the National Immunisation Program in January 2018, MVEC has created a new Immunisation Reference page on Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Please follow the link for details MVEC Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Clinical Vaccinology Update 2018

Our annual CVU will be held on Friday 14th September 2018, 9am to 3pm, at The Royal Children’s Hospital. Click on to Events to book your tickets now! 

AEFICAN.ORG.AU the new national surveillance website

We would like to advise you that the SAEFVIC website address has changed to aefican.org.au which is a national surveillance website *Please note saefvic.org.au will be temporarily redirected to the new aefican.org.au website.   Your existing login details will still … Continued

Zoster vaccine (Zostavax®) FAQs

SAEFVIC has updated its Zoster resources and developed a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for use by providers. The Zoster vaccine FAQs page provides answers to questions on the use of Zostavax® and can be used in conjunction with … Continued

Update Meningococcal page

MVEC’s Meningococcal disease and vaccines page has been updated. Please note, we have now combined the pages for all Meningococcal vaccines under the one Immunisation reference page. Meningococcal disease and vaccines



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Welcome to MVEC

The Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre (MVEC) is a new web-based initiative, providing up-to-date immunisation information for healthcare professionals, parents and the public.

It is a collaboration between The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and its Melbourne Children’s campus partners (Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The University of Melbourne) and Monash Health.

MVEC aims to address common queries around vaccines and to promote the benefits of immunisation for both children and adults.