Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia 2006–2010

Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2006 to 2010’ is the third in a series of reports published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence. It provides data on disease notifications, hospitalisations, deaths and childhood vaccinations, comparing rates in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people. It identifies areas of success and improvement, and areas that need further attention.

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Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia 2006–2010


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This report was prepared at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases (NCIRS) by:

Latika Naidu

Clayton Chiu

Andrew Habig

Christopher Lowbridge

Sanjay Jayasinghe

Han Wang

Peter McIntyre

Robert Menzies

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead University of Sydney

Communicable Diseases Intelligence Australian Government Department of Health

NCIRS is a collaborating unit of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare