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Ms Telphia Joseph

National Indigenous Immunisation Coordinator
National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Disease (NCIRS)
Locked Bag 4001, Westmead Children's Hospital
Westmead NSW, 2145
Tel: (02) 9845 1433


Telphia Joseph, a Yamitji woman from Western Australia, has qualifications in Community Development which led to her initial interest in environmental health and otitis media. Telphia has a qualitative research base and now acts in a liaison position between the National Immunisation Committee and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and other service providers offering immunisation programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Telphia has enrolled in a Master of Philosophy and will conduct a study evaluating the reporting mechanisms of Aboriginal Medical Services to the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register. Telphia will continue her collaborations with State and Territory based studies.

Last updated: 23 September 2011
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