Registrations have now closed.
For any enquiries please contact Theo Brandt: [email protected]
This Conference and Workshop provide fantastic opportunities to share research and experience to contribute to better understanding of vaccine-preventable disease control and immunisation delivery services in New Zealand. We will welcome local and international presenters, including Keynote speaker, Kathryn Edwards, a Professor of Paediatrics specialising in paediatric infectious disease and vaccination in pregnancy at the Vanderbilt University in Nashville, USA.
GSK Breakfast session
Saturday 7 September, 7:15 am to 8:30 am, Owen G Glenn Building level 1.
All Conference delegates are warmly invited to attend this free session, provided by our Major Conference Partner, GSK. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast whilst catching up on the latest information regarding meningococcal disease in New Zealand.
Spaces are limited, please click here to register.
The Latest on Meningococcal Disease in NZ: Epidemiology and Prevention
The past few years New Zealand has seen an increase in meningococcal cases and experienced a number of serious outbreaks. Join Dr Sharon Wong as she provides the most up-to-date information on meningococcal disease and the vaccines available to help protect against this disease.
Dr Sharon Wong
Sharon is a paediatrician at Waitemata District Health Board and a clinical senior lecturer at The University of Auckland, Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health. Sharon has an interest in infectious diseases and vaccines, and the health and wellbeing of Asian children and young people. She has been involved in research in these areas, completed a PhD and was involved with the New Zealand serogroup B meningococcal vaccine initiative which led to the national immunisation programme in 2004. Other areas of interest include clinical education and paediatric training.