2021 SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
We would like to thank the following sponsors and exhibitors for their support of the 17th National Immunisation Conference 2021.
Premier Sponsor & Scholarship Program Supporter
WA Department of Health
Palee Holdsworth, Senior Program Officer
The Department of Health is a Western Australian government department responsible for regulating and advancing health within the state. It manages a system of multiple Health Service Providers which make up Western Australia's public health system.
The Communicable Disease Control Directorate works to protect the health of Western Australians from the social and economic impacts of communicable disease.
Department of Health
Darius Everett, Assistant Secretary
A: Immunisation Branch, GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601
T: 02 6289 7367
The Australian Government Department of Health, in partnership with key stakholders, protects the health of the Australian community through effective national leadership and coordination of the National Immunisation Program (NIP).
The NIP is a joint initiative of the Australian Government and the State and Territory governments, making free vaccines available to eligible individuals through a range of vaccination providers, including general practice, community clinics, Aboriginal Medical Services, and aged care facilities. More information on the NIP can be found at https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/immunisation.
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better and live longer. In Australia, we offer a broad portfolio of innovative and established vaccines and medicines in respiratory disease, HIV and oncology.
Our vaccines have been at the heart of the Australian National Immunisation Program from the time it began, helping to protect infants and children from multiple serious diseases. Beyond childhood, our vaccines help to protect Australians throughout life whether at home or travelling overseas.
In 2020 we invested over $9 billion in research and development globally, focusing on science related to the immune system, human genetics and advanced technologies.
For more information visit au.gsk.com.
Seqirus, a CSL company, is a leading provider of essential vaccines and pharmaceuticals. We have served Australia’s healthcare needs for over a century and today we operate Australia’s only local manufacturing facility for seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine. Seqirus produces a range of unique medicines in the National Interest, and also in-licences a broad range of paediatric and adult vaccines and specialty pharmaceutical products.
For over a century, Sanofi Pasteur has been committed to protecting life through vaccination.
Our history is grounded in life science pioneers who discovered how infectious diseases work. They unlocked the public health potential of vaccination and developed efficient mass production methods to ensure the broadest access to vaccines. We currently supply one billion doses to people around the world each year, and work hand in hand with our public health partners so our vaccines can help protect as many as half a billion lives annually . Our diverse portfolio of high-quality vaccines help protect children, adolescents and adults against influenza, meningitis, travel and endemic diseases.
Sanofi Pasteur is part of the broader Sanofi Group which provides innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.
Together with our public and private partners, we are all driven by a common goal: protect health and empower life.
Breakthroughs that change patients’ lives™
Throughout Pfizer's 170 year history, and over 60 years in Australia, we have remained dedicated to discovering and developing new and better ways to prevent and treat disease, and improve the health and wellbeing of people around the world.
At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines. Our diversified global health care portfolio includes human biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer products.
For more information visit www.pfizer.com.au
Professional Development Sponsor
Armchair Medical TV is revolutionizing continuing medical education in Australia. It gives Health Care Providers almost unlimited choice in what, when and where they learn. Education providers can partner with Armchair Medical TV to greatly increase the impact of their educational events.
School of Population & Global Health (FHMS), University of Western Australia
Colleen Fisher, Head of School
A: M431 - SPGH, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009
T: 6488 2193
The School of Population and Global Health (SPGH) in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive academic organisation giving material expression of the belief that excellence in research underpins excellence in educations and community partnerships. The School has a reputation for an evidence based approach to research and education that influences policy and practice development.
National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS)
The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) undertakes objective expert research and provides trusted advice, services and support to partners at local, national and international levels.
Research and surveillance activities include the surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases, monitoring of vaccination coverage, vaccination program evaluations, vaccine safety monitoring and social research. NCIRS also provides technical support for the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation, including production of The Australian Immunisation Handbook.
NCIRS brings together experts in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, paediatrics, internal medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology and quantitative and qualitative survey methods.