to Related Sites
The All Kids Count program administers projects
to develop immunization monitoring and follow-up
systems for preschool children.
A collaboration developing standardized case
definitions of Adverse Events Following Immunization
(AEFIs) to improve immunization safety monitoring
Reference material for international travel,
including vaccine recommendations for travel
to various countries.
Division of Viral Hepatitis
Information about hepatitis.
Hospital - Vaccine Education Center
The Center, seeks to dispel some of the common
misconceptions and misinformation surrounding
childhood vaccines. The goal is to communicate
the facts about each vaccine as well as how
vaccines are made, how and why vaccines work,
who recommends them, whether they are safe,
whether they are still necessary, and when
they should be given. The Center is staffed
by a team of scientists, physicians, and parents;
the director is Paul A. Offit, M.D.
(Gates CVP) was established to promote equal
access to lifesaving vaccines worldwide. This
site provides information on advocacy issues,
clinical issues, service delivery, immunization
financing, safe injections, other related organizations,
Child by Two (ECBT)
The goals of ECBT are to raise awareness of
the critical need for timely immunization and
foster putting in place a systematic way to
immunize all of America's children by the age
Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)
A partnership dedicated
to ensuring that all children, however poor,
have equal access to vaccines.
to Community Preventive Services
Evidence-based strategies for improving and
maintaining vaccine coverage in children, adolescents,
Action Coalition (IAC)
Provides camera-ready childhood, adolescent,
and adult immunization information and educational
materials, copyright free! The site also links
to 3 immunization newsletters (“Needle
Tips,” “Vaccinate Adults,”
and “Vaccinate Women”) and provides
weekly email updates for immunization and hepatitis
This five-year project
(2004-2009) will aim to improve the ability
of governments and collaborating organizations
to deliver and maintain the coverage of
quality immunization services.
Links to many expert immunization resources
available on the Internet, conveniently organized
Institute for Vaccine Safety
Information on vaccines currently in the media
including: anthrax, hepatitis B, MMR, polio,
rotavirus, thimerosal, varicella, and yellow
Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)
the research of causes, cures, and prevention
of infectious diseases, public and professional
education programs, immunization publications,
Information (another site from IAC)
Information about vaccine-preventable diseases
for the public and health professionals.
Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
(NIAID) Jordan Report
An overview of vaccine research and development.
Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
Information for the public, health professionals,
policymakers, and the media about immunization.
Site includes immunization news, a vaccine
information database, and a guide to evaluating
vaccination information on the Web.
Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
Information about a federal program that provides
compensation for people who may have been seriously
injured by vaccines.
Vaccine Program Office (NVPO)
General information about vaccines and immunization-related
activities at the federal level.
Health Organization (WHO) Global Programme
for Vaccines and Immunization
Information about global polio eradication
and other world-wide immunization issues.