American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) www.aap.org/immunization AAP’s childhood immunization Web site contains information for both parents and clinicians.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov/vaccines The information on this Web site ranges from official vaccine recommendations for healthcare professionals to information for the general public about vaccines.
Every Child by Two (ECBT) www.ecbt.org and www.vaccinateyourbaby.org ECBT, founded by Rosalynn Carter and Betty Bumpers, has created these two Web sites. Each contains a broad array of educational materials and information about vaccines, their safety, vaccine research and science, vaccine misperceptions, and many other topics to help clinicians and parents.
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) www.immunize.org and www.vaccineinformation.org
National Network for Immunization Information (NNii) www.immunizationinfo.org NNii provides current, science-based, extensively reviewed information to healthcare professionals, the media, policy makers, and the public.
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) www.vaccines.gov Vaccines.gov is the federal gateway to information on vaccines and immunizations for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors.
Vaccine Education Center (VEC) www.vaccine.chop.edu The goal of the VEC at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is to accurately communicate the facts about each childhood vaccine. VEC publishes a monthly vaccine e-newsletter for parents titled “Parents PACK.”
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists www.acog.org The Congress, as the premier organization for obstetricians and gynecologists and providers of women's health care, will provide the highest quality education worldwide, continuously improve health care for women through practice and research, lead advocacy for women's health care issues nationally and internationally, and provide excellent organizational support and services for its members.
Immunize San Antonio (IZSA) Health Collaborative This collaborative has been in existence since June 2007, promoting immunization across the life span through increased collaboration, education, timely immunizations, and access for all people. IZSA is a volunteer organization representing agencies from various disciplines that are concerned about low immunization rates.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) www.aafp.org The American Academy of Family Physicians is one of the largest national medical organizations representing 105,900 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students nationwide. Founded in 1947, its mission has been to preserve and promote the science and art of family medicine and to ensure high-quality, cost-effective health care for patients of all ages.
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