2024 Meningococcal Webinar
Monday 04 March 2024
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