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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 e.kpozehoven@unsw.edu.au

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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