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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 Australia
The Niche
11 Aberdare Road 
Nedlands WA 6009
Freecall: 1800 250 223 
Ph: (08) 9346 7399
Email: info@meningitis.org.au

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Last updated: 8 June 2017
 
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