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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Immunise Australia Program

 

Description

This program aims to increase immunisation rates for vaccine preventable diseases on a National level. This program incorporates the National Immunisation Program Schedule which currently includes vaccines against 16 diseases. Through this program, funding is available from the Australian Government to States and Territories; Medicare Australia for the Australian Childhood Register, General Practice Immunisation Incentives Scheme and the subsidisation of individual consultations through the Medicare Benefits Schedule; as well as the administration of the National HPV Vaccination Program Register. This program also provides links to publications and resources and a range of information for specialist groups including Indigenous Australians, older Australians and health professionals.

Contacts

Immunise Australia Program
Ph: 1800 671 811 (information line between 8:30am - 5pm AEST)
Email: immune.coord@health.gov.au

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Last updated: 17 August 2010
 
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