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) 62nd Meeting - February 2017

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 (CoI) and Confidentiality

Information

1.2 Actions arising from previous meeting

  • CoI Policy and Deed of Confidentiality
Information

1.3 Out of session items including correspondence

Information
2.0 Potential vaccine schedule recommendations and technical advice on key immunisation issues
2.1 Pneumococcal vaccines for older adults and at risk cohorts
Discuss

2.2 Pneumococcal vaccination schedule for young children

Discuss

2.3 Vaccination amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and special risk groups

Discuss

2.4 Pertussis vaccines on the National Immunisation Program

Discuss

2.5 Influenza

Information

2.6 Meningococcal B Vaccine Carriage Study Overview

Information

2.7 Current status of meningococcal disease in Australia

Discuss
3.0 Communicable Disease Network of Australia (CDNA) business

3.1 CDNA Report and Epidemiology of Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Information

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

Information

3.3 BCG Supply Issues

Discuss
4.0 AusVaxSafety National Surveillance System presentation
Information

Agenda – Day 2

Agenda item Purpose
Recap of day one Information
5.0 Australian Immunisation Handbook  

5.1 Discussion of 2017 Handbook Update and Influenza Statement

Endorse

5.2 Discussion of Handbook Updates 2018 onwards

Discuss

5.3 Report of the Australian Immunisation Handbook Working Party

Discuss
6.0 Publication of ATAGI documents Discuss
7.0 Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC)  

7.1 PBAC Update

Discuss
8.0 Department Updates  

8.1 Department of Health Update

Information

8.2 Therapeutic Goods Administration / Advisory Committee on Vaccines Update

Information
9.0 NCIRS Report Discuss
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

Endorse
11.0 Lao People’s Democratic Republic Presentation Information

12.0 Other Business

Discuss
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