Cath and Greg Hughes in collaboration with the Department of
Health have developed a video discussing Pertussis booster
vaccinations during pregnancy. As parents of a 5 week old baby lost
to Whooping Cough, this is a topic close to their hearts.
For more information about the Pertussis Vaccine during
pregnancy, click here to visit the Healthy WA
Elmo gets vaccinated! Every one's favourite puppet was in the
news next week because he had a bit of a chat with America's
Surgeon General, Dr Murthy. Elmo shares his fears and worries with
the Surgeon General, who calmly explains the value of immunisation
to him. Well done to Sesame Street for providing a stong, honest
segment supporting vaccination for children!
The Immununisation Alliance of Western Australia is pleased to
announce our newest resource launch - the Aboriginal Children Immunisation
Resources! A matched set of posters, fridge magnets and flyers
featuring beautiful artwork by Bernie Narkle.
You can order yours from our website, or
email firstname.lastname@example.org for more
Who we are
We are an independent diverse
group, committed to promoting the benefits of immunisation. We
are parents, health professionals and other concerned people within
the Western Australian community who are passionate about
immunisation. Have a look at our Team Immunisation and Board
Members pages and say hello!
To promote immunisation in the Western Australian community
Vision of The Alliance
To see the Western Australian community protected from
vaccine preventable diseases through immunisation.
- Blue and green represent the Earth's land and
sea. We are now part of a global community and it is
crucial we are aware of this and keep our Global Village in mind.
Infectious diseases travel everywhere and people travel abroad on
holidays, migrate and work overseas all the time. No longer are our
countries completely seperate landmasses! We can travel the world
in less time than it takes for the Influenza virus to develop in a
- The circle represents vaccination protection for
the people in our community. The circle includes Herd
Immunity, which is the goal we are striving for. Sometimes people
cannot be vaccinated and they are protected by the control of the
preventable diseases by the immunised herd. Vaccinating not only
protects our nearest and dearest but also others in our
- The human shapes represent people of all ages,
colours, sizes and shapes. The one thing we want is
for them all to be immunised! We hope to help educate people from
all over Western Australia and help get those immunisation rates