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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

The continuing adventures of Wanda Woman: issue two - pneumococcal's gang (2009)

Author

The Meningitis Centre

Publisher

The Meningitis Centre

City

West Perth, WA

Type

Resource package

 

Description

This comic book aims to raise awareness about pneumococcal disease among Indigenous peoples. The comic features a character called 'Pneumococcal' who is seeking to spread the bacteria that causes meningitis, blood infections, and pneumonia. The comic also features Wanda Woman, a character who works to stop Pneumococcal from spreading the bacteria. The comic also aims to promote the importance of vaccination against pneumococcal disease and highlights the availability of free vaccination for Indigenous children.

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Contact details

The Meningitis Centre
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
100 Roberts Road
Subiaco WA 6008
PO BOX 855
West Perth WA 6872
Freecall: 1800 250 223
Ph: (08) 9489 7791
Fax: (08) 9489 7705
Email: meningitis@ichr.uwa.edu.au

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Last updated: 27 March 2014
 
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