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Topic: Childhood immunization

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Addressing Parents' Concerns: Do Multiple Vaccines Overwelm or Weaken the Infant's Immune System?

This review, published in the journal Pediatrics, examines questions about the use and impact of multiple vaccines on an infant's immune system.

Author: Offit P, Quarles J, Gerber M, et al.

Published: 2002

Africa Routine Immunization System Essentials Project: Technical Resources

The three-year Africa Routine Immunization System Essentials (ARISE) project, which ended in November 2012, worked to build the evidence base on what drives improvements in routine immunization in Africa. Findings from the project's work complement …

Author: JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.

Ask the Experts

This web page provides clinical experts, including experts in immunization and infectious diseases, to answer parents' questions about diseases that affect their children.

Author: Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases

Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival (BASICS)

After more than 15 years of providing technical assistance for child survival programs in developing countries, BASICS concluded most of its country programs on September 29, 2009. This website is dedicated to ensuring access to the tools and …

Author: BASICS

Published: 2009

The Childhood Immunization Schedule

This fact sheet explains how the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention develops their recommended childhood immunization schedule and provides answers to several frequently asked questions about the schedule. This document is intended for …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2013

The Childhood Immunization Schedule and Safety: Stakeholder Concerns, Scientific Evidence, and Future Studies

This report provides a comprehensive examination of the United States' childhood immunization schedule. The committee convened to prepare this report was tasked with identifying research approaches, methodologies, and study designs that could …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2013

Childhood Immunization: What You Need to Know

Information for parents and health care workers about diseases and vaccines, extensive questions and answers, and charts comparing disease risk versus vaccine risk.

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

Clear Answers & Smart Advice About Your Baby’s Shots

Written by pediatrician and author Ari Brown, MD, this six-page handout addresses the concerns of vaccine-hesitant parents, including vaccine safety, autism, and alternative vaccination schedules.

Author: Brown A

Published: 2013

The Cornerstone of Public Health

This fact sheet makes the case for why vaccines are a critical, cost-effective investment for improving global health and saving children's lives.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Economic Evaluation of the Routine Childhood Immunization Program in the United States, 2009

This article, published in Pediatrics, presents an economic analysis of the US childhood immunization schedule. The study used population-based vaccination coverage, vaccine efficacy data, historical data on disease incidence before vaccination, and …

Author: Zhou F, Shefer A, Wenger J, et al.

Published: 2014

Every Child by Two

This organization, founded by Former First Lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter and Former First Lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers, focuses on reducing infant mortality through timely immunization.

Author: Every Child by Two

Facts for Life: Immunization

These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Family Vaccination

This website is a centralized, searchable portal for expectant parents to collect and highlight currently available information and tools from a variety of sources. Resources address recommended vaccines before, during, and after pregnancy, as well …

Author: US National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Finding the Final Fifth: Inequalities in Immunisation

Despite global progress, there is still a long way to go until the full benefits of immunization are enjoyed by all children. In 2010, almost one in five children – nearly 20 million – did not receive the most basic vaccinations that all …

Author: Save the Children

Published: 2012

Fragile Lives - Immunization at Risk

Hailed as "the greatest public health success story of all time," today childhood immunization faces obstacles never seen before. While immunization still saves three million young lives each year, millions more could be saved if there were enough …

Author: PATH, Barraclough Productions

Published: 2004

Frequently Asked Questions About Immunization

A resource for frequently asked questions that aim to establish facts and myths on immunizing your children.

Author: KidsHealth, Nemours Foundation

Global Immunization Data

This document provides an overview of global immunization coverage in 2011 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 …

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

Published: 2013

Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2009

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, summarizes global routine vaccination coverage during the period of 2000 to 2009 and progress toward achieving Global Immunization Vision and Strategy goals developed in 2005 by the …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2010

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

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

Published: 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 Information for Parents

Help for parents with immunization decision-making and evaluating related information on the web.

Author: National Network for Immunization Information

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

Published: 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

Published: 2011

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