Research and surveillance activities include surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases, vaccination coverage and adverse events, vaccine safety and program evaluations and social research. NCIRS also provides technical support for the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation, including production of The Australian Immunisation Handbook.
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We acknowledge that the National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS) is on the land of the traditional owners the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the First Australians, and recognise their culture, history, diversity and their deep connection to the land. Together, through research and partnership, we aim to move to a place of equity for all. NCIRS also acknowledges and pays respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nations from which our research, staff and community are drawn.
* ‘Indigenous’ is used on these pages to incorporate all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
World Immunisation week is 24-30 April. Visit the World Health Organisation website for more information.
The NCIRS NSW Immunisation Specialist Service Clinic is holding a World Immunisation week information stall in the galleria of The Children's Hospital at Westmead from 10 - 2pm on Thursday 27th April. Please come along if you are in the Westmead area on the day.
We have updated our Meningococcal disease factsheet
The full list of NCIRS factsheets can be viewed on our website – click here