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Topic: Childhood immunization

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Addressing Parents' Concerns: Do Multiple Vaccines Overwhelm 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.

Publication date: 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.

Publication date: 2012

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

Canadian Immunization Guide

This comprehensive and regularly updated manual deals with a wide range of scientific and clinical issues relating to child, adult, and traveler immunization. Information is provided on vaccine safety, immunization recommendations, and specific …

Author: Public Health Agency of Canada

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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 2016

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

Publication date: 2015

The Cost Structure of Routine Infant Immunization Services: A Systematic Analysis of Six Countries

This article, published in Health Policy and Planning, describes the results of an analysis of routine infant immunization program cost structures in six low- and middle-income countries. Using a unique dataset of routine infant immunization costs …

Author: Geng F, Suharlim C, Brenzel L, Resch SC, Menzies NA

Publication date: 2017

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.

Publication date: 2014

Explorations of Inequality: Childhood Immunization

This report takes a detailed look at the current status of childhood immunization in ten countries—Afghanistan, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Uganda—that together account for …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2018

Facts for Life: Immunization

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

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

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

Publication date: 2012

For Immunization Partners: Educational and Promotional Resources for Partners

This web page provides educational resources and materials to help supplement vaccine conversations and outreach with parents, pregnant women, and adults, as well as healthcare professionals. Resources are divided into five categories—childhood …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children

This web page offers a variety of resources for parents seeking to learn more about childhood immunizations and the diseases that can be prevented with vaccines. Topics include age-specific vaccine information, immunization records and requirements, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Publication date: 2004

Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations

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

Author: KidsHealth, Nemours Foundation

Publication date: 2015

Further, Faster, Fairer: Reaching Every Last Child With Immunisation

Progress in immunization coverage over the past decade has been impressive, yet some children are still excluded from the full benefits of immunization. This report shows where children are being missed with routine immunization and argues that …

Author: Save the Children

Publication date: 2016

Gavi 2016-2020 Mid-Term Review Report

This report provides a high-level overview of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance's progress and challenges midway through the 2016-2020 reporting period. It provides an update on progress toward Gavi's 2020 immunization target goals, which include …

Author: Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Publication date: 2018

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