This website was made possible with the expertise and support of the following partner organisations.
The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides objective expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation. NCIRS supports policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia via research and surveillance activities, including the surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases, monitoring of vaccination coverage, vaccination program evaluations, vaccine safety monitoring and social research.
The University of Sydney is a world leader in research and education. The Faculty of Medicine and Health incorporates the schools of Public Health, Nursing and Midwifery, Medicine, Medical Sciences, Dentistry and Pharmacy. The faculty’s research is focused on discovery and translating discoveries into improved healthcare and disease prevention.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) is the largest child health research institute in Australia, improving the lives of millions of children each year. MCRI studies the health of communities to understand what factors influence child health at the population level, and researches common infections, immune and genetic conditions and many other key areas affecting the health of children and families, both locally and globally.
Emory University is a top-ranked private institution in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America. The Emory Vaccine Center is an epicentre of academic research and development of vaccines for both chronic and infectious diseases. Its mission is to improve human health by conducting fundamental and clinical research that leads to the development of effective vaccines against diseases of global importance.
The University of Melbourne, Australia’s leading research university, is the hub of the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct. The University’s research in biomedical and health sciences places great emphasis on translational research and improving clinical outcomes, and is led by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
The University of Western Australia is renowned worldwide for its pioneering health and medical research, drawing on cross-disciplinary expertise to improve the health of Australian and international communities. With a physical footprint across Western Australia’s public hospitals and many regional centres, the University’s academics and clinicians are focussed on translating discoveries back into best care.
Yale University is a world-class research and educational institution that attracts and trains top scientists and educators, fosters interdisciplinary collaboration, and engages broadly with the local, national, and international community. The Yale Institute for Global Health brings together expertise and knowledge from across campus with partners around the world to speed the translation of new scientific discoveries into better health for all.
Funds for the development of the original SKAI and MumBubVax websites were provided by organisations including the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, WA Health, Telethon Kids Institute, the Bell Charitable Fund and the Australian Government Department of Health.
Funds for the evaluation and expansion of SKAI were provided by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care.