Who is NISG?

Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC)

IMAC is a nationwide organisation based at The University of Auckland.  It provides New Zealanders with a local source of independent, factual information about vaccine-preventable disease and hte benefits and risks of immunisation. IMAC manages the promotion of the National Influenza Campaign.

The current members of National Influenza Specialist Group (NISG) - the National Influenza Campaign's advisory group are:

Barbara McArdle, National Influenza Coordinator, IMAC
Dr Cheryl Brunton, Medical Officer of Health, Community & Public Health
Dr Jenny Visser, Royal NZ College of General Practitioners
Dr Lance Jennings, Virologist, Canterbury District Health Board
Renee Newman, Primary Health Care Nurse & Primary Health Organisation Representative
Diana Murfitt, Ministry of Health
Brenda Saunders, Public Relations/Media
Lisbeth Alley, Regional Immunisation Advisor, IMAC
Erin Lockett, IMAC
Bob Buckham, Chief Pharmacist Advisor, Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc
Tanya Wilson, New Zealand College of Midwives Representative