march, 2018

26mar6:00 pm9:00 pmInfluenza 2018 Session for GPs and Vaccine Providers6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Brisbane Technology Park, 1 Clunies Ross Ct, Eight Mile Plains

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Event Details

REGISTER: Click here to register. Registration closes March 19 2018.

2017 was Australia’s worst flu season on record with over 217,000 laboratory confirmed cases. Each year, seasonal influenza causes significant mortality and morbidity in the community. This session will provide GPs and vaccine providers with an update on influenza and the vaccination program for 2018.

SPEAKERS:  

  • Professor Robert Booy MBBS (Hons), MSc, MD, FRACP, FRCPCH Head of Clinical Research, National Centre for Immunisation Research 
  • Dr Kari Jarvinen Metro South Public Health Unit Physician 

TOPICS:  

  • Will 2018 be a better year for flu prevention? 
  • Serological testing and management with antivirals  
  • Influenza virus, transmission, infection control 
  • Identifying high risk groups and eligibility 
  • Local epidemiology 

Time

(Monday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Brisbane Technology Park

1 Clunies Ross Ct, Eight Mile Plains

Organizer

Brisbane South PHNevents@bsphn.org.au First Floor, Building 20, Garden City Office Park, 2404 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains Qld 4113

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