2019 Adult Immunisation Forum

The 4th Adult Immunisation Forum was be held in Melbourne on Friday, 1st November 2019.

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The 4th Adult Immunisation Forum was be held in Melbourne on Friday, 1st November 2019 at the Pullman, 65 Queens Road, Albert Park.

The objectives for the forum:

  • To better understand the burden of vaccine preventable diseases in adults
  • To build an awareness of the challenges and strategies for improved vaccination in adults
  • To hear the latest developments in vaccine programs for adults
  • To consider ways of improving knowledge about immunisation best practice

View the program here.

Session 1: The adult immune system

The immune system:

Meningococcal disease:

An update on influenza and influenza vaccines:

Effective influenza vaccination strategies in older people:

Pertussis vaccination in pregnant women and other adults:

Session 2: Pneumococcal disease

PBAC decision and other updates:

  • Presented by Tony Korman
  • The PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Pneumococcal disease – GP survey review:

  • Presented by John Litt, AM
  • The PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Session 3: Other viruses

RSV:

Vaccines for herpes zoster

Session 4: Travel vaccination

Overview and key issues:

Page Published: 1 November 2019 | Page Updated: 14 April 2022