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Concern over vaccination and distrust of the process is growing, writes Ben Basger… so what can pharmacists do about it? Vaccine hesitancy is becoming increasingly recognised as an issue in …

Implementing an efficient reminder system to prompt Australians aged 65 and above to receive their free pneumococcal vaccination may be pivotal to improving the low 54% vaccination rates among this …

Discount Drug Stores has announced the company raised over $15,000 for charity partner Free To Be to help disadvantaged children in India. Discount Drug Stores administered over 7,000 flu vaccinations …

Around 38,400 of the estimated 137,460 girls aged 15 in 2013 were not fully immunised against the contagious virus that can cause cervical cancer, with coverage rates as low as …

Early results of an Ebola vaccine efficacy trial show 100% efficacy in individuals, says the World Health Organization. Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial …

A malaria vaccine could be a step closer as Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria welcomed news that the European Medicines Agency …

British GPs have hit out at England’s national pharmacy flu vaccination service, which they say will confuse patients and make more work for GPs. The UK’s Pharmaceutical Services Negotiation Committee …

Victoria is leading the nation for full three-dose coverage of the HPV vaccine among 15-year-olds, new figures reveal. New figures by the National HPV Vaccination Program Register show that for …

University of Queensland researchers are hoping to examine parents’ fears about childhood vaccinations by conducting an Australia-wide survey. A team from UQ’s Parenting and Family Support Centre is asking parents to participate …

The Lung Foundation is urging Australians to become more aware of the potentially life-threatening disease pneumonia, and encouraging vaccination. Fewer than one in seven Australian adults at risk of pneumonia …

With two influenza vaccine formulations available this winter, NPS MedicineWise is reporting a spike in calls to its Medicines Line from consumers confused about the difference between the two options, …

Grant Kardachi has outlined several exciting opportunities for pharmacy, in opening the Offshore Conference in Berlin: the Health Destination Pharmacy initiative, pharmacists in GP settings, pharmacy vaccination and the PSA-RPS …