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Topic: General information

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10 Facts on Immunization

This short summary of immunization facts provides an overview of immunization and a ten-slide presentation on immunization facts.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

61st World Health Assembly Global Immunization Strategy

This three-page document provides the 61st World Health Assembly's resolution on the Global Immunization Strategy, including guideance for World Health Organization (WHO) Member States and requests of the WHO Director-General.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices consists of 15 experts in fields associated with immunization who provide advice and guidance to the US government on the control of vaccine-preventable diseases. This website provides their …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Australian Immunization Handbook

Similar to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Pink Book, this handbook provides information for health care providers on vaccine safety, immunization procedures, monitoring adverse events following immunization, and many other …

Author: Australian Department of Health and Aging

Published: 2014

Directory of Immunization Resources

This web page provides an extensive directory of immunization resources for health care professionals, including information on particular diseases and vaccines, immunization schedules, and frequently asked questions. The resources are gathered from …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Edward Jenner and the Discovery of Vaccination

This online exhibition showcases rare books and historical documents dealing with immunization, with a focus on Edward Jenner's role in the discovery of vaccination. His research was based on careful case studies and clinical observation more than a …

Author: Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina

Published: 1996

Evaluating Immunization Information on the Web

This website provides tips on how to evaluate information on the internet regarding diseases and vaccines.

Author: National Network for Immunization Information

Global Immunization Newsletters (GIN)

A monthly newsletter that contains updates on immunization technologies and the introduction of new vaccines, as well as information on country-specific immunization activities.

Author: World Health Organization

Global Immunization Strategy

This report by the Secretariat provides the global immunization strategy from the 61st World Health Assembly.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Global Immunization Vision and Strategy

The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund jointly drafted this strategy for the years 2006–2015. It outlines goals to expand the reach of immunization to every eligible person, sustain existing levels of vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2005

Guía Práctica de Vacunación

This Argentinean website provides information about vaccine preventable diseases and is a professional, independent site run by Carlos Kohler. It includes international and Argentinean news and information and is the online Practical Guide to …

Author: Dr. Carlos Kohler

Handouts for Patients & Staff

This web page offers healthcare professionals and the public more than 250 free English-language handouts (many are also available in other languages) covering a wide range of vaccination-related topics, all of which are available for users to print …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

A History of Vaccines

This fact sheet on the history of vaccines gives a brief overview of disease rates before and after the development of vaccines.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

The History of Vaccines

This website aims to provide a living resource detailing the history, current state, and future direction of vaccination. The goal of the site is to increase public knowledge about vaccines by explaining how they work, the challenges associated with …

Author: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

How Vaccines Work

A brief, scientific description of how the immune system operates and how it is strengthened through vaccination.

Author: National Partnership for Immunization

Immunisation

Comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate information on vaccines, disease, and immunization in the United Kingdom. The site includes frequently asked questions, general information on immunization, and specific information on childhood immunizations.

Author: Public Health England

Immunization Health Guide

This online health guide from the New York Times provides an overivew of immunization as well as specific diseases. Also included are an expert Q&A, questions for your doctor about vaccines, and information on clincial trials.

Author: New York Times

Published: 2008

Immunization Schedules

This web page provides detailed information about immunization schedules geared for health care professionals and the general public. It includes links to the latest easy-to-read vaccine schedules for all age groups, as recommended by the US Centers …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series

This web page provides links to individual disease/vaccine-specific modules that are intended to give immunization managers and vaccination professionals a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the scientific basis of vaccination, as well as the …

Author: World Health Organization

Increasing Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH Closes the Immunization Gap Through Innovation and Collaboration

This fact sheet outlines PATH's work on vaccines and immunization. Topic areas include developing affordable vaccines, designing innovative vaccine technologies, and expanding uptake of existing vaccines. These efforts reduce the burden of malaria, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

The Initiative for Vaccine Research: Strategic Plan 2010 - 2020

This document outlines current and future plans, objectives, and milestones for the department dedicated to vaccines and immunization at the World Health Organization (WHO). This long-term strategic plan takes account of the evolving vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Jordan Report: Accelerated Development of Vaccines 2012

This comprehensive report includes expert articles on a variety of vaccine-related topics and updates on vaccine research for specific infectious diseases, such as influenza, malaria, respiratory syncytial virus, and rotavirus.

Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Published: 2012

The Media/Materials Clearinghouse

This website provides health communication materials, including immunization materials, posters, videos, and literature. There are four databases that are maintained by the Media/Materials Clearinghouse.

Author: Johns Hopkins Population Information Program

PATH's Children's Vaccine Program: Increasing Immunization Coverage, Improving Immunization Safety, and Expanding Protection

This short paper highlights some of the key achievements of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program on the occasion of its sixth anniversary, with a special focus on China, India, and Indonesia. The Program's mission is to promote equal access to new …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

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