Why do children need immunisation?This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Why do children need immunisation? (PDF file - 29 KB) (Links to English resource)
Summary: A guide to immunisation for children in NSW, including which vaccines are needed and at what ages. Explains that immunisation helps protect babies and children from potentially serious diseases. Includes information about side effects of immunisation, immunisation records and school enrolment, and vaccines for adults.
Organisation: NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Publishing date: June 2010
Last reviewed: April 2019
Target audience: Parents
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