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Select Committee on Immunisation & Vaccination Rates in Children

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:11 Jun 97
Date Ended:24 Jul 99
Committee:Select Committee on Immunisation & Vaccination Rates in Children
House:Legislative Council
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:
(1)A select committee be appointed to inquire into and report, not later than 30 June 1998 on immunisation and vaccination rates in children including, but not limited to -

(a)the current rates of vaccination and the reasons, demographic, socio-economic or otherwise, for any variations in those rates;
(b)the existence and adequacy of data quantifying immunisation rates for common, early childhood diseases;
(c)the effectiveness of vaccines and the incidence of risk;
(d)the costs of vaccines, vaccination, and cost-recovery;
(e)the methods used to provide vaccination, including public and private sector participation and cooperation, and the use of child health nurses providing vaccination in health care and educational facilities; and
(f)the adequacy and cost-effectiveness of existing programs intended to motivate and encourage parents and guardians to have children vaccinated.

(2)The Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records and to move from place to place.

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