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Jessica Kaufman, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Margie Danchin, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, take a look at how everyone can spread the pro-vaccination message The World …

by Peter Hobbins, University of Sydney At Sydney’s enormous Rookwood Cemetery, a lichen-spotted headstone captures a family’s double burden of grief. The grave contains the …

A measles outbreak in NSW – where pharmacists have just been granted the ability to administer the MMR vaccine – has prompted health stakeholders to …

Rubella has been officially eradicated in Australia, the World Health Organization has announced “The elimination of rubella is a great day for public health in …

An immunisation expert has rejected a Guild call for pharmacists to vaccinate adolescents against whooping cough But for adults, pharmacists could be doing much more …

A frequent critic of profession says expanded pharmacist vaccination is just an opportunity for pharmacies to sell complementary medicines Dr Evan Ackermann, GP and Chair …

Leading pharmacists have expressed disappointment at doctors’ reaction to the announcement of expanded pharmacist vaccination in Victoria And stakeholders in NSW remain disappointed at the …

Victoria has announced vaccination reforms which will see pharmacists able to administer vaccines to 16-year-olds   The announcement comes as new PSA research reveals that …

Not all doctor stakeholders share the belief that pharmacist vaccination may put patients at risk, says the Guild’s David Quilty Writing in this week’s edition …

Canadian pharmacist trashes his shop on eviction; new NZ code of ethics ignored; jail for failing to report TB Belle River, Ontario: A pharmacist who …

Three pharmacies are listed among locations visited this month by a number of people with confirmed cases of measles On Wednesday 7 March, a man …

Childhood immunisation rates are higher than ever – but it’s no cause for complacency New data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare …