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2024 Meningococcal Webinar

Posted Monday 04 March 2024 | Immunisation Coalition

Meningococcal disease update

Get the latest information about Invasive Meningococcal Disease, number of cases, vaccination options and an update of the free Meningoccocal B program by State.

On completion of this educational activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Review the epidemiology of Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD) in Australia.
  • Identify the serotypes causing IMD and presentation trends according to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.
  • Describe who is eligible for free Meningococcal ACWY and B  on the NIP schedule.
  • Review recent reimbursement changes for Meningococcal B in SA and QLD.

Describe the impact of vaccination practices on IMD rates if other  States followed a free Meningococcal B vaccination program, additional to the current NIP schedule.

 

Speaker: Prof Robert Booy
Moderator: Dr Andrew Baird

Last updated: Thursday 08 February 2024