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Changes to the recommended use of BCG vaccine to prevent tuberculosis - August 2022

Summary document of the TB Public Consultation Feedback August 2022

Public consultation for the revised BCG vaccine recommendations in the Australian Immunisation Handbook (the Handbook) was conducted over a four week period from 6 October 2021 to 6 November 2021, during which time the draft recommendations were available on the Citizen Space website. The Immunisation Branch invited a range of stakeholders, committees, working groups and interested people to provide submissions.

This report outlines the public consultation comments received on the revised BCG vaccine recommendations. Eighteen submissions were received using the submission template provided on Citizen Space. Of these, ten were on behalf of an organisation or jurisdiction and eight were from individuals. This submission was approved by NHMRC on 5 August 2022.

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