of Childhood Vaccines
a glance: The ABCs of Childhood
Vaccines is a slide series that explains
in everyday words and concepts, major facts
about childhood vaccines. These PowerPoint
slides are designed for parents and others
who have a special interest in childhood
Contents of this page:
Note: These files are extremely large in
size due to the large number images and active
features of the slide show. Please be patient
as each file will take a long time to download.
were created in and are only available in Microsoft PowerPoint software
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Use these links if you wish to
download and/or print the presentation.
The five parts of the
presentation can be presented together or used independently. They focus on:
- Vaccine safety -
of not vaccinating - 2-ABCs-risks.ppt
vaccines work - 3-ABCs-how.ppt
immunity - 4-ABCs-natural.ppt
vaccinations - 5-ABCs-primary.ppt
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Safer Healthier Children
Media Player format: Safer
Healthier Children: A Brief Introduction
to Childhood Vaccines video
available) (86 MB)
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video after the Real Media Player window
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diskettes full of data). Please be patient
while it loads. The video once loaded,
will display in a separate window.
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that can be read by screen-reader devices. Each
file contains only the "words" of the
presentation, not the images or backgrounds,
etc., normally found in PowerPoint presentations.
promoting presentation as teaching tool
ABCs of Childhood Vaccines presentation
can be accessed by the public directly
or used as a teaching tool by health care
providers to give the facts about vaccines.
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