2022 Meningococcal Disease Webinar

This webinar for healthcare professionals will provide the latest facts about Meningococcal Disease and vaccination.

Immunisation Coalition

PLEASE NOTECertificates and CPD points are only available if this webinar has been viewed directly from the Praxhub website here.


When: This webinar was held on 23rd February 2022

Hosted by the Immunisation Coalition, this webinar is produced by Praxhub and is for HCPs. To view the recording and receive CPD points, you will be required to have a login account with Praxhub. When you log in, you will be automatically directed to the webinar page by using the link below.

This is an ACRRM and RACGP accredited webinar (ACRRM Activity ID 25134 and RACGP Activity ID 321546).

NOTE: To receive these points, the recording must be viewed directly from the Praxhub website here.

About the Webinar

Invasive Meningococcal Disease is increasing. 

With the latest facts about Meningococcal Disease and vaccination, this webinar covers everything you need to know about the disease and available vaccines.

Learn about:

  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Possible progression pathway of disease
  • Meningococcal Disease in Australia
  • Risk Factors
  • Vaccination recommendations
  • Different vaccines
  • Vaccine effectiveness and safety
  • Management of Meningococcal Disease

Moderated by: Dr Andrew Baird

Andrew is a General Practitioner in Elwood, Melbourne and a tutor in Professional Practice for medical students at University of Melbourne. He has a background in rural general practice. His interests are in general practice and medical education.



Presented by: Prof Robert Booy

Robert is an infectious diseases paediatrician. Since 2005 he has worked at the University of Sydney in the fields of vaccinology, epidemiology and infectious diseases. He is currently a Senior Professorial Fellow at the University of Sydney Children’s Hospital Westmead Clinical School. From 2005 to 2019 he held the position of Head of Clinical Research at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) at Westmead Children’s Hospital and remains an Affiliate of NCIRS. 

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