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  • Allied Vaccine Group
    The Allied Vaccine Group is comprised of websites dedicated to presenting valid scientific information about the sometimes confusing subject of vaccines.

  • Australian Vaccination Immunizations Network
    The Australian Vaccination Network urges you to investigate before you vaccinate. We provide information through our quarterly journal, Vaccination? The Choice is Yours, books, tapes, support and links to other groups all over the world. Once a parent knows all the facts concerning vaccination, they will be empowered to act through knowledge rather than fear.

  • Central District Health Department
    independent public health district that provides community health services to Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties.

  • Child Profile
    CHILD Profile is Washington State's health promotion and immunization registry system designed to help ensure that Washington's children receive the preventive health care they need.

  • Columbia University - Vaccinations
    All children should receive vaccinations according to the timetable recommended in table 7.2 beginning in their second month. The goal of vaccination is to mimic the natural infection by stimulating the immune system to react and learn to recognize the infectious agent, but in a way that causes no harm to the person getting vaccinated.

    There are individuals who are hesitant about, or outright refuse immunization for themselves or for their children. There are several reasons for this that are important to appreciate.

  • Every Child By Two
    ECBT's Mission protect all children from vaccine preventable diseases by raising parental awareness of the critical need for timely infant immunizations, fostering the establishment of a systematic method to locate and immunize children, and providing convenient access to immunization services into the future.

  • General information about Vaccines
    We provide information on vaccines, and the immunization policies and practices that affect the children and adults of Texas. Our mission is to prevent vaccine injury and death and to promote and protect the right of every person to make informed independent vaccination decisions for themselves and their families.

  • Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization
    The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization is a partnership dedicated to ensuring that all children, however poor, have equal access to these vaccines.

  • Global Programme for Vaccines and Immunization (GPV)
    From the World Health Organization...information about vaccine/immunization programs.

  • Global Vaccine Awareness League
    Global Vaccine Awareness League is dedicated to the education of parents and concerned citizens regarding vaccination. With education comes the freedom of choice, and respect for the choices of others.

  • Immunization Action Coalition
    The mission of the Immunization Action Coalition, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is to boost immunization rates and prevent disease. The Coalition promotes physician, community, and family awareness of, and responsibility for, appropriate immunization of all children and adults against all vaccine-preventable diseases.

  • Immunization Gateway
    This Immunization Gateway is an electronic service of ImmunoFacts, the most detailed, up-to-date reference book available on immunologic drugs.

  • Immunization Information
    The National Network for Immunization Information (NNii) provides the public, health professionals, policy makers, and the media with up-to-date, scientifically valid information related to immunization to help them understand the issues and to make informed decisions.

  • Immunization Protects Children
    By making sure that your child gets immunized on time, you can provide the best available defense against many dangerous childhood diseases. Immunizations protect children against: hepatitis B, polio, measles, mumps, rubella (German measles), pertussis (whooping cough), diphtheria, tetanus (lockjaw), Haemophilus influenzae type b, and chickenpox. All of these immunizations need to be given before children are 2 years old in order for them to be protected during their most vulnerable period.

  • Immunizations Guide
    Fully immunizing your child according to the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics can help protect your child from many common infections.

  • Immunizations Q&A's
    Questions and answers about the MMR shots.

  • Issues in Immunization
    This site is intended as a source of supplemental factual information on the topic of immunization/vaccination. Since this topic is rife with misinformation, misrepresentation, and blatant fear-mongering, we will carefully document all information with current, verifiable, scientifically credible sources.

  • National Immunization Program
    This site provides updated immunization information from the National Immunization Program, the Federal Government's principal agency for immunization policy and recommendations.

  • National Vaccine Information Center
    Vaccines, immunizations or inoculations are recommended for every child born in the United States. A vaccination shouldn't hurt a child but sometimes they do. Before your child takes the risk, find out what it

  • Plain Talk About Childhood Immunizations
    Comprehensive webpage about childhood immunization; includes facts about vaccine preventable disease, vaccine safety, the immune system and how vaccines work, legal requirements, and current vaccine recommendations.

  • Regional Early Childhood Immunization Network
    RECIN is a computer program that shares immunization information with the many doctors' offices and public health departments using it

  • Should Children Be Immunized?
    My 12-month-old has had all her immunization shots. I overheard an expectant mother talking with the mother of an infant who said that immunizations were dangerous and unnecessary. The mother of the infant hadn't had her child immunized at all. What do you think about all of this?

  • The H.E.A.L. Foundation-Vaccines and Autism
    Children born today are injected with 33 different diseases before they can attend school or daycare. There are over 200 new vaccines in the making. It is time to start taking a closer look at the so-called harmless products that we are introducing in to our child's system.

  • Thinktwice Global Vaccine Institute
    We offer an extensive selection of uncensored information on childhood shots and other immunizations. Because this is such an important topic, we believe that parents are entitled to a full disclosure of all pertinent data, and the freedom to choose whether or not to vaccinate their children.

  • Vaccine Associated Polio Society
    The Vaccine Associated Polio Society (VAPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring continued medical care and sound public policy for people living with Vaccine Associated Paralytic Polio (VAPP) through education, advocacy, and research. As a predecessor organization call Informed Parents Against VAPP (IPAV), VAPS formerly focused on advocacy to drive a policy change from oral polio vaccine, which can cause VAPP, to inactivated polio vaccine, which cannot.

  • Vaccine Contraindications
    Adverse reactions to vaccines are more common than many people realize. In fact, the U.S. government operates a secret database that contains the names of several thousand children who were healthy and alive just prior to receiving the vaccines

  • Vaccine Education Center
    The Vaccine Education Center was formed to provide accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information about childhood vaccines, and the diseases they prevent, to parents and health-care professionals.

  • Vaccine Information Resource Center
    Vaccine Information Resource Center Supporting the Right to Informed Vaccination Decisions A Division of the Informed Parents Vaccine Information Home Page.

  • Vaccine Page
    The Vaccine Page provides access to up-to-the-minute news about vaccines and an annotated database of vaccine resources on the Internet.

  • What Is Immunization?
    Experts recommend that all children be routinely vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella (German measles), diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis, chicken pox, hepatitis B, and Haemophilus influenza type B (a cause of meningitis). Other vaccines such as one for rotavirus, which causes childhood diarrhea, may soon be added to the list. Many vaccinations are started in infancy. Even premature infants can, in most cases, be given vaccinations on a normal schedule. Vaccinations against influenza, pneumococcal pneumonia, and tetanus are also recommended routinely for certain adults, and others are useful for travelers of all ages.

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