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Changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule and recommendations for pneumococcal, meningococcal and hepatitis A vaccination come into effect today. The changes have been made following recommendations from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) to improve protection against these diseases.
We have updated our resources to reflect these changes:
In addition, we have created three new immunisation schedule tables that summarise vaccine recommendations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous people:
Refer also to the Australian Immunisation Handbook and ATAGI clinical advices on these changes.
This NCIRS webinar provided an overview of the NIP Schedule changes and the key points that healthcare professionals need to know. The recording is available to view on the NCIRS website.
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