• 22 March 2016
    The Use of Emotive Images to Raise Awareness

    In February of this year, pictures of a two year old meningitis victim, Faye Burdett, sparked a huge debate regarding the availability of the meningitis B vaccine to all children in the UK. The shocking pictures of Faye inspired over 800,000 people to sign a Meningococcal B petition that broke the record on the parliamentary petition website.

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  • 14 January 2016
    ‘The Change Equation’ - Key Drivers and Influencers of New Vaccine Implementation

    Ever wanted to change something that you and others believed needed to be changed? Would it be helpful if there was a formula, an equation to guide you? Our experience is that you can implement an organised approach, a Change Equation (CE) to guide you and to involve others in change. Our task was to work with others we were yet to meet to have the Australian Government add an important lifesaving vaccine for children to the national immunisation plan.

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  • 01 December 2015
    The Brussels NGO Summit

    On Wednesday 4th November 2015 three representatives from CoMO travelled to the beautiful city of Brussels, to attend the ‘Adult Immunisation Advocacy Summit’, organised by the International Federation on Ageing (IFA), in collaboration with CoMO and Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. The two day Summit started an important dialogue necessary to help improve the uptake of adult vaccination in Europe.

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