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9:30–10:00am Registration
10:00–10:10am

Mihi Whakatau
Professor John Broughton, University of Otago

Opening remarks
Lianne Parkin, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago

Session one Keynote address
10:10–11:00am Nationwide register-based studies on vaccination: the Danish experience 2001 – 2019
Anders Hviid, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
11:00–11:30am Morning tea
Session two Vaccine research
11:30–11:45am Towards a global vaccine data network
Helen Petousis-Harris, Vaccine Datalink and Research Group, University of Auckland
11:45–12:00pm Using data linkage to investigate pertussis vaccination failure in New Zealand
Hannah Chisholm, Vaccine Datalink and Research Group, University of Auckland
12:00–12:15pm Impact of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination on rates of high grade cervical abnormalities in young NZ women: register data matching study
Jonathan Williman, Department of Population Health, University of Otago, Christchurch
12:15–12:30pm Using spontaneous reports to confirm the safety profile of vaccines
Lily Chan, Medsafe
12:30–1:30pm Lunch
Session three General session
1:30–1:45pm Using newly linked New Zealand Health Survey and pharmaceutical microdata to examine the extent that hazardous drinkers are
prescribed medications with known alcohol interaction risks
Shari Mason, Ministry of Health
1:45–2:00pm Metformin adherence and persistence in people with type 2 diabetes: latest findings from the national study
Simon Horsburgh, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago
2:00–2:15pm What helps and hinders metformin adherence and persistence: views of people with type 2 diabetes
Karyn Maclennan, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago
2:15–2:45pm PHARMAC update on achieving medicines equity
Jason Arnold, PHARMAC
2:45–3:15pm Afternoon tea
Session four Student session
3:15–3:30pm Treatment escalation patterns in people with type 2 diabetes: a national follow-up study
Joyce Guo, Medical Student, University of Otago
3:30–3:45pm Dispensings of medicines during pregnancy in New Zealand with potential for fetal harm
Sarah Donald, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago
3:45–4:00pm Balancing access and safety: stocks of paracetamol in urban New Zealand
Eeva-Katri Kumpula, National Poisons Centre
4:00–4:15pm Cardiovascular medications and breast cancer outcomes in New Zealand
Oliver Scott, Department of Population Health, University of Auckland
4:15–4:30pm Validated guidelines for pharmacological alternatives to currently prescribed medications with anticholinergic properties in older adults with dementia
Sharmin Bala, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago
6:00pm Informal dinner at Ombrellos
(10 Clarendon Street, North Dunedin)