Featured

Misplaced parental consent forms compromising teen vaccination coverage

Parental consent forms are critical to adolescent vaccination in schools. Up to one in three teens are missing out on National Immunisation Program (NIP) funded vaccinations due to parental consent forms being lost, or not returned to schools. The NIP is an immunisation schedule, with funding for recommended vaccines for all ages. Each State has…

Read More

State government announces free meningococcal vaccine for NSW teens

Following substantial pressure from the lobby group, Meningococcal Australia, the NSW Government has today (February 6, 2017) announced that they will roll out a free meningococcal vaccine to all at-risk students aged 17-18 State-wide Last month, the Federal Government announced the coordination of a national response to the disease, after a noticeable increase in the…

Read More

VIVA! Communications clinches four highly coveted awards at PRIA National GTA’s 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016 marked the 40th annual Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) National Golden Target Awards (GTAs) – an evening honouring the crème-de-la-crème of the nation’s PR industry. PR gurus Australia-wide flocked to the Sheraton Four Seasons, Sydney to learn the fate of their hard-earned PR and communication campaign submissions this week. VIVA!…

Read More

A new clinical trial investigating brain cancer in Australia is delivering some positive data

A new Australian clinical trial being conducted by the Co-Operative Trials Group for Neuro Oncology (COGNO), the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the University of Sydney, is offering patients living with the rare and aggressive form of brain cancer, unmethylated glioblastoma, hope for their future. The VERTU clinical trial is being led…

Read More

#GHPRCONNECTS: SPECTRUM’S HEADING DOWN UNDER!

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things,” said American writer Henry Miller. And starting this week, I’ll be privy to an entirely new way of seeing things from the opposite side of the world in Sydney, Australia as a part of the 2016 GLOBALHealthPR®Professional Exchange Program with our partner,VIVA!…

Read More