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Flu face mask rule under review at Waikato DHB

Flu face mask rule under review at Waikato DHB, interview with Professor Raina MacIntyre. HEAR THE INTERVIEW.

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Smallpox lessons from the field, Raina MacIntyre interviewed Dr J Michael Lane

Dr J Michael Lane is Emeritus Professor of Preventive Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His research interests are smallpox, adverse events after smallpox vaccination, and smallpox vaccination policy. He was formerly Director of Smallpox Eradication at US CDC. He is also an alumnus of the US CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service and has extensive international public health and field epidemiology experience. He established the Australian Field Epidemiology Training Program in 1990 , when he took up the position of inaugural Director of the program. This has now grown to boast more than 200 graduates, who have investigated over 300 outbreaks.  

Raina MacIntyre video What is Swine Flu

What is "swine Flu" H1N1? Explainer

A brief video explainer on swine flu H1N1pdm09


Bird flu resurgence Raina MacIntyre

Bird-flu resurgence in Asia

The spread of several strains of bird flu is on the rise, with Malaysia reporting an outbreak of a highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus in the northern part of the country.


Vaccination gap seniors

WATCH: World Ageing Conference - Vaccination gap in seniors

Listening to one of Professor Raina MacIntyre's research presentations, one has to wonder why vaccination in the elderly is not a regimented program already in place across the world.


About the Centre for Research Excellence In Epidemic Response (ISER)

The NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence, Integrated Systems for Epidemic Response (ISER) conducts applied systems research, enhance collaboration and build capacity in health systems research for epidemic control.


Data, disruption and unnatural pandemics


Podcast - data, disruption and unnatural pandemics

Article in UNSW Leader - Data, disruption and unnatural pandemics



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Radio interview - biosecurity, bioterrorism and pandemics

Professor Raina MacIntyre speaks about pandemics and biosecurity being a cause of increasing concern on Radio KJZZ in Phoenix.



Facemasks for infection prevention is explained

This video explains the large body of research conducted by Professor Raina MacIntyre and collaborators on face masks and respirators for prevention of infection. It covers surgical masks, respirators and cloth masks.


The fuss about facemasks
Keynote address September 4, 2014 at Public Health Aspects of Infectious Diseases conference, UNSW

Professor Raina MacIntyre Outlines the evidence around face-masks and respirators, the politics of PPE, pandemics and PPE guidelines for Ebola. Questions the WHO and CDC and other guidelines which recommend surgical masks for health workers treating Ebola.



The occupational health risk of Ebola for health workers and transmission of infectious disease

Professor Raina MacIntyre's opening session for the ARM Ebola infection control workshop. The workshop was held on the 24 October, 2014 at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Australia.



Ebola and respiratory protection

Professor Raina MacIntyre presents at the 'Ebola infection control workshop' held on the 24 October, 2014 by the ARM Network.The workshop took place at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Australia.



UNSW Alliance Against Ebola

Professor Raina MacIntyre's talk from the UNSW Alliance Against Ebola day held on 23rd October 2014.



Elderly Vaccination plenary, Melbourne, 2014

Professor Raina MacIntyre: Elderly Vaccination – 'is the glass half empty or half full?' presentation at the Equity and disease prevention: vaccines for the elderly conference



National Immunisation Achievement Award

Professor Raina MacIntyre receives National Immunisation Achievement Award from Public Health Association of Australia


Immunisation Equity by 2015: A Golden Age or a Golden Duck -  Professor Raina MacIntyre Part I

Professor Raina MacIntyre speaking at Medicines New Zealand's Adult Vaccination Symposium.


Ebola emergency video

Ebola emergency

Professor Raina MacIntyre explains the origin of the Ebola virus and why the current outbreak in Africa is the worst on record.




PANDEMIC || Episodes 1 - 5

A five part web-series about a deadly virus, engineered in a lab and the people at the frontline of fighting Bioterrorism.



Bioterrorism & Health Intelligence Course

PHCM9789 Bioterrorism and Health Intelligence course is offered face-to-face in Sydney or fully online from the convenience of your office or home. See details.