Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI)

Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) meeting agenda.

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Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) 61st Meeting - October 2016

Conflict of Interest Declarations of ATAGI members can be viewed here.

Agenda – Day 1

Agenda Item Purpose
1.0 Welcome and Apologies and General Committee Business

1.1 Conflict of Interest (CoIs) and Confidentiality

Information

1.2 Actions arising from previous meeting

  • Publication of CoIs
Information

1.3 Out of session items including correspondence

Information
2.0 Human papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine
2.1 Pre-submission advice for HPV vaccine
Endorse
3.0 Potential vaccine schedule changes and technical advice on key policy issues

3.1 Pertussis

Endorse

3.2 Pneumococcal vaccines for older adults and at risk cohorts

Discuss

3.3 Pneumococcal vaccination schedule for young children

Endorse

3.4 Vaccination amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Discuss
4.0 Department Updates

4.1 Department of Health

  • Immunisation Program Update
  • Communications
Information

4.2 Therapeutic Goods Administration / Advisory Committee on the Safety of Vaccines Update

Information
5.0 Communicable Disease Network of Australia (CDNA) business

5.1 CDNA Report and Epidemiology of Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Information

5.2 Emergence of meningococcal W infection in Australia

Discuss

5.3 Rabies Working Party decisions on scope of updating of the Series of National Guidelines (SoNG) and Immunisation Handbook for rabies post exposure prophylaxis

Information

5.4 Advice on unregistered Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) vaccine products

Discuss
6.0 Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC)

6.1 PBAC Update

Discuss

6.2 PBAC / ATAGI Interaction

Discuss
Meeting closed

Agenda – Day 2

Agenda item Purpose
Recap of day one
7.0 Australian Immunisation Handbook  

7.1 Discussion of 2017 Handbook Update

Discuss

7.2 Influenza Chapter update

Discuss

7.3 Meningococcal Chapter update

Discuss

7.4 Report of the Australian Immunisation Handbook Working Party

Discuss
8.0 Influenza Vaccine  

8.1 Response to Health request for advice on influenza vaccination communication messages

Endorse
9.0 ATAGI Strategic Directions  

9.1 ATAGI Strategic Intent

Endorse
10.0 Report from Chair and Members on ATAGI Business  

10.1 Report on recent meetings and other business

Discuss

10.2 ATAGI Work Plan

Discuss
11.0 NCIRS Report Information
12.0 New Zealand Government – Pharmaceutical Management Agency  

12.1 NZ Immunisation Strategy for at-risk groups and funding arrangements

Information
13.0 Other Business  

13.1 No Jab, No Pay & No Jab, No Play

Discuss

13.2 Dates for 2017 ATAGI meetings

Information
Meeting closed

Endorse = a decision is to be made at this meeting
Discuss = a decision is to be made at a future meeting or out of session
Information = no decision points at this stage