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  1. Human papillomavirus (HPV) – immunisation

    08 Feb 2019

    The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine helps prevent infection with HPV that causes cervical cancer...

  2. Meningococcal disease – immunisation

    01 Feb 2019

    Meningococcal group vaccines provide good protection against meningococcal group diseases...

  3. Who provides immunisations in Victoria

    11 Dec 2018

    Immunisations in Victoria are provided by local councils, GPs and specially qualified nurses in medical clinics and community health services, some Maternal and Child Health nurses, travel clinics and...

  4. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

    07 Dec 2018

    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a bacterium that causes a life-threatening infection that can lead to serious illness, especially in children...

  5. Travel immunisation

    Travel immunisation

    If you are travelling overseas, check with your doctor well in advance to find out what immunisations you need...

  6. Flu (influenza) – immunisation

    06 Dec 2018

    Influenza immunisation is recommended for people in known high risk groups...

  7. Pneumococcal disease – immunisation

    05 Dec 2018

    Immunisation can substantially reduce the risk of pneumococcal disease, especially in young children...

  8. Pregnancy and travel

    27 Nov 2018

    Travelling to developing nations is not encouraged during pregnancy, due to the risk of disease and the standard of medical facilities...

  9. Immunisation history statements for children

    21 Nov 2018

    By law, parents or guardians must provide an Immunisation History Statement when enrolling children in any childcare service, kindergarten or primary school in Victoria...

  10. Childhood immunisation

    19 Nov 2018

    Being immunised from an early age helps protect your child against serious childhood infections...