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April 27, 2012 | New Public Health Post
This week is National Infant Immunization Week, an annual observance to promote vaccinations in kids two and younger. Last September the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that childhood immunization rates for vaccines routinely re ...
January 3, 2008 | Journal Article
This research reports on an effort to increase vaccination rates in children, particularly high-risk children, across numerous hospitals, clinics and community-based pediatric practices.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children in low-income families living far from an immunization provider can miss basic vaccinations because parents lack their own transportation. This study examined how the availability of immunization providers affected vaccination rates among low-income children in Washington, D.C.
July 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The current article presented findings from a study that explored how a CD-ROM based tutorial from the Penn State Immunization Project (PSIP) impacted physicians' understanding of parent resistance to childhood immunizations. Participants in the stu ...
September 1, 2007 | Journal Article
This article describes efforts to use information on influenza burden and vaccine efficacy to estimate how influenza vaccine recommendations might impact children's influenza-related hospitalizations and outpatient visits. Researchers reviewed studi ...
April 1, 2006 | Journal Article
In 2000, a heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) was licensed and recommended for all children aged 2 to 23 months. This study compares the rates of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in young infants before and after the addition of PC ...
October 1, 2004 | Journal Article
This project evaluated the impact of the 2002–2003 recommendation to "encourage when feasible" the influenza vaccine for healthy children 6 to 23 months of age. A cross-sectional study of children who were 6 to 59 months of age and presented to a la ...
February 8, 2007 | Program Results Report
In 2001, the New Mexico Community Foundation placed nurses in eight family service agencies to increase child immunization rates and refer families for tobacco and alcohol addiction treatment.
March 29, 2007 | Program Results Report
The All Kids Count II program sought to make 16 immunization registry projects based in local, county, and state health departments fully operational by January 1, 2000.
June 18, 2002 | Program Results Report
The registry launched an intensive recruitment campaign involving the majority of immunization department staff, with the goal of having all enrolled by end of 1998.