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Immunisation news - June 2016

Keep up to date with vaccine information and recommendations.

Australian Immunisation Register - into the future

The development of an Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) to cover all ages is to be implemented in stages from 2016. You are invited to a one-day workshop on 26 August 2016 in Sydney to discuss the functionality of an AIR to best support the National Immunisation Program and related activities. For further information contact

SmartVax monitors vaccine safety in real time

SmartVax is an app which uses SMS and smartphone technology. The app extracts immunisation data from practice software and sends a series of SMS messages inquiring if patients have experienced an adverse event. Yes responses receive an SMS link to an online survey that takes less than two minutes to complete.

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