Australian immunisation registers: established foundations and opportunities for improvement
LK Chin, NW Crawford, G Rowles, JP Buttery
Eurosurveillance | EUR CENTRE DIS PREVENTION & CONTROL | Published : 2012
NWC and JPB have acted as chief investigators for epidemiological studies sponsored by vaccine manufacturers (CSL) and serological testing (Merck). All payments, including for sitting on advisory boards (NWC), data safety monitoring boards (JPB), lecturing (NWC) and travel expenses for attendance at scientific meetings, are paid directly to an administrative fund held by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.GR has accepted funding from vaccine manufacturers (GSK) to attend two scientific meetings and to sit on an advisory board, and has lectured at GP education events that have been sponsored by vaccine manufacturers (CSL, GSK, Wyeth, Sanofi).