Immunisation - Nikki Turner

Date Published: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Dr Nikki Turner talks about immunisation in primary care. Nikki is director of the immunisation advisory centre (IMAC). She is an Associate Professor in theDepartment of General Practice and Primary Healthcare at the University of Auckland. Her special interests are in immunisation, preventative child health and child poverty.


  • New Zealand’s child immunisation programme
  • Changes to the programme
  • Vaccinations from outside of the programme
  • Main challenges in NZ
  • Vaccination uptake and barriers to immunisation
  • Vaccination decliners
  • Tips for communicating the benefits of Vaccination
  • Immunisation myths
  • Immunisations for primary healthcare professionals
  • Future changes to the immunisation programme


Dr Nikki Turner
Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre

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