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Topic: Childhood immunization

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The Journey of Your Child's Vaccine

This infographic provides an overview of how new vaccines are developed, approved, and manufactured, how they are added to the United States' childhood immunization schedule, and how vaccine safety continues to be monitored after introduction.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2013

New Decade of Vaccines

In December 2010, global health leaders committed to making the next 10 years the Decade of Vaccines - to ensure discovery, development, and delivery of lifesaving vaccines globally, especially to the poorest countries. This special series of …

Author: Horton R, ed.

Published: 2011

Progress for Children: A Report Card on Immunization

This report analyzes global immunization progress and challenges, with a focus on regional activities.

Author: UNICEF

Published: 2005

Provider Resources for Vaccine Conversations with Parents

In partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created this suite of materials to support the conversations that healthcare providers are …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

Questions Parents Ask About Baby Shots

This simple, attractive, trifold brochure for parents was created by the Child Vaccination Program in New York City and was modified and reprinted by the Immunization Action Coalition.

Author: Child Vaccination Program/Immunization Action Coalition

Published: 2000

Realizing the Full Potential of Childhood Immunization: How Health Professionals Can Make a Difference

This eight-page paper on local advocacy was written with doctors, nurses, and health educators in mind. It contains many practical suggestions for grassroots initiatives supporting immunization. An Africa-specific version was published in the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2000

Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review

This article, published in Pediatrics, reviews the existing literature on the safety of routine vaccines recommended for children in the United States. The authors found evidence that some vaccines are associated with serious adverse events; …

Author: Maglione MA, Das L, Raaen L, et al.

Published: 2014

Shot@Life

This website provides information about Shot@Life, a campaign that educates, connects, and empowers Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save the lives of children in developing countries. As a national call to …

Author: United Nations Foundation

Should I Vaccinate My Child? A Physician's Perspective

In this four-page interview Dr. Bruce Gellin, head of the National Network for Immunization Information, discusses parental concerns and the consequences of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children.

Author: National Network for Immunization Information

State of the World's Children 2008

The State of the World’s Children 2008 provides a wide-ranging assessment of the current state of child survival and primary health care for mothers, newborns and children. It examines lessons learned in child health during the past few …

Author: UNICEF

Published: 2007

Thimerosal

This web page provides a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statement on the safety of thimerosal in vaccines and links to CDC and outside resources that provide further information on this topic. 

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccinate Your Baby

This awareness campaign was launched by Every Child by Two, an organization devoted to raising awareness of the critical need for timely immunization and to foster a systematic way to immunize all of America's children by age two. This campaign's …

Author: Every Child by Two

Vaccine Education Center

Extensive information for parents and health care professionals on vaccines, including videos and information sheets.

Author: Children's Hospital Philadelphia

Vaccine for Prevention of Mild and Moderate-to-Severe Influenza in Children

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes a multinational, Phase 3, observer-blinded study evaluating the efficacy of quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) among children three to eight years of age. From the study …

Author: Jain VK, Rivera L, Zama Khalequ, et al.

Published: 2013

The Vaccine Paradox

This article, which serves as an introduction to The Lancet's series New Decade of Vaccines, discusses the opportunity that the vaccine community has to rewrite the terms of engagement between vaccines and communities threatened with …

Author: Horton R, Das P

Published: 2011

Vaccine Safety and Your Child: Separating Fact From Fiction

This 32-page booklet is excerpted from a book published in 2011, and was developed by the Vaccine Education Center of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to serve as a resource for parents. Topics covered include: general questions about vaccine …

Author: Offit PA, Moser CA

Published: 2013

Vaccines for Children: Supply at Risk

This report warns of vaccine shortages serious enough to jeopardize immunization programs for children throughout the world.

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Published: 2002

Vaccines: Separating Fact From Fear

This 27-minute video answers questions many parents have about vaccines and provides an extensive list of responsible websites. It also includes stories of several parents whose children suffered vaccine-preventable diseases.

Author: Children's Hospital Philadelphia

What to Expect: Guide to Immunizations

This video features Heidi Murkoff, the author of the What to Expect When You're Expecting prenatal and parenting books, and Dr. Jay M. Lieberman, pediatrician and professor of pediatrics at the University of California School of Medicine, Irvine. …

Author: What to Expect Foundation

Published: 2009

WHO Immunization Work: 2006-07 Highlights

This report provides an overview of the wide range of immunization activities undertaken by the World Health Organization, both at global and regional levels, during the past two years. Topics covered in the report include global immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

WHO Recommendations for Routine Immunization: Summary Tables

These summary tables are designed to assist program managers in developing optimal immunization schedules using key information from the World Health Organization. The first table summarizes recommended routine immunizations for all age …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Why Immunize: Vaccine Effectiveness

This resource provides a rationale for immunizing children and answers related questions.

Author: National Network for Immunization Information

World Immunization Week: 24-30 April 2014

To underscore the importance of immunization in saving lives and to encourage families to vaccinate their children against deadly diseases, the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to unite countries across the globe for a week each year through …

Author: World Health Organization

Your Child's Immunizations

General information on childhood immunizations plus details on specific vaccine-preventable diseases.

Author: KidsHealth, Nemours Foundation

Published: 2012

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