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The Department of Paediatrics recently worked with Mediaplanet on the 2019 Health Awareness: Value of Vaccines campaign. The campaign features exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices about the critical importance of full immunisation throughout life.

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Vaccination is the most effective public health intervention available, ranking second only to clean water for disease prevention. Despite the availability and affordability of vaccines, immunisation rates are falling in some countries. In the digital age of information sharing, alternative views and an emphasis on individual choice are high on the agenda, and we must recall how far we’ve come in the prevention of infectious disease, before we slide backwards.

Read more (Department of Paediatrics website)