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Statewide PHN Immunisation Forum November 2022

The Victorian Primary Health Network’s are pleased to invite primary healthcare professionals to attend this statewide PHN immunisation forum. 

This online immunisation forum will provide updates on the National and Victorian Immunisation program, vaccine catch-up doses and travel vaccinations. 

Topics and Presenters 

National and Victorian Immunisation Program update including Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV), Monkeypox (MPX), Shingles and Meningococcal vaccines 

Presenters from the Immunisation Unit, Communicable Disease, Health Protection Branch, Public Health Division, Victorian Department of Health: 

  • Catherine Radkowski, Senior Technical Specialist Senior Manager 
  • Megan Beasley, Clinical Manager, Immunisation  
  • Nick Wilson, Manager Projects and Policy  


Vaccine catch-up doses, resources and lived experience


  • Sonja Elia, Nurse Practitioner Immunisation, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne 
  • Abby McGrath, Founder of meningococcal awareness charity, 4EK 


Travel Immunisations 


  • Professor Karin Leder, Infectious Diseases Consultant, Monash University 


This event is brought to you by the Victorian Primary Health Networks (PHN) – Western Victoria PHN, Murray PHN, Gippsland PHN, North Western Melbourne PHN, South Eastern Melbourne PHN and Eastern Melbourne PHN.