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Topic: Childhood immunization

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Heard at the 68th WHA: Closing the Immunization Gap

In this video, immunization experts and political leaders attending the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) share their thoughts on what must be done to close the immunization gap, reach vulnerable populations, and ensure that all children have access …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Immunisation

This website provides 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 …

Author: Public Health England

Immunisation for All: No Child Left Behind

This report identifies country-level strategies to reach the one in five children that are missing out on basic vaccinations. It also identifies factors at the global level that will help to create a more conducive environment for countries to …

Author: Save the Children

Publication date: 2012

Immunization

This site offers information on vaccine and immunization programs at the American Academy of Pediatrics and includes video and text resources for parents. Resources include frequently asked questions for families, immunization information for …

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics

Immunization Coverage

This fact sheet provides an overview of global immunization coverage based on the latest World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund estimates. It includes data on deaths averted due to immunization in general, as well as figures …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2017

Immunization Surveillance, Assessment and Monitoring

This web page provides up-to-date information on regional and global incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases, as well as rates of immunization coverage. Most of the data is derived from official reports by World Health Organization (WHO) Member …

Author: World Health Organization

An Introduction to the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy

This brochure describes the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS), which aims to protect more people against more diseases. It describes achievements in childhood immunization and the benefits of this key and cost-effective health …

Author: World Health Organization; United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2009

Is Immunisation Child Protection?

This article, published in The Lancet, argues that the failure of parental acceptance of safe and effective vaccination could be the biggest hurdle to realization of successful development and implementation of vaccines in the coming decades. The …

Author: Finn A, Savulescu J

Publication date: 2011

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

Publication date: 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.

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Questions Parents Ask About Vaccinations for Babies

This fact sheet provides an overview of some of the most frequently asked questions from parents regarding vaccines, along with accurate and understandable answers.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Publication date: 2014

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

Publication date: 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.

Publication date: 2014

Saving Children’s Lives: USAID’s Support for Immunization

This factsheet outlines how immunization has been a priority for US Agency for International Development (USAID) development assistance for over thirty years. It describes how USAID works closely with partners around the world, including national …

Author: US Agency for International Development

Publication date: 2016

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

State of Equity: Childhood Immunization in the World Health Organization African Region

This article, published in The Pan African Medical Journal, reports the results of a study that analyzed recent trends in national and subnational coverage of childhood immunizations in the World Health Organization-defined African Region. The …

Author: Casey RM, Hampton LM, Anya BM, Gacic-Dobo M, Diallo MS, Wallace AS

Publication date: 2017

State of Inequality: Childhood Immunization

This report addresses questions concerning childhood immunization coverage inequalities in low- and middle-income countries and how these inequalities have changed over the past ten years. The findings indicate that overall there is less inequality …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2016

State of the World's Children 2008

This report 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 decades and outlines the most …

Author: UNICEF

Publication date: 2007

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