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Improvements in U.S. childhood immunization rates hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, special hearing. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.

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Written in English

Subjects:

  • Immunization of children -- United States.,
  • Vaccination of children -- United States.,
  • Preventive health services for children -- United States.,
  • Communicable diseases in children -- United States -- Prevention.

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Other titlesImprovements in US childhood immunization rates.
SeriesS. hrg -- 104-328.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17684808M
ISBN 100160522684

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THE COMMITTEE. The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to convene a committee of experts in pediatrics, neurology, medical ethics, immunology, statistics, epidemiology, and public health to identify feasible study designs to explore the safety of the U.S. childhood immunization schedule. At first glance, U.S. vaccination rates appear reasonable: coverage among children entering kindergarten exceeds 90% for most recommended vaccines. A closer look, however, reveals substantial Cited by: Immunization is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions to date, averting an estimated 2 to 3 million deaths every year. As a direct result of immunization, the world is closer than ever to eradicating polio, with only three remaining polio endemic countries – Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan. Deaths from measles, a major child killer, declined by 80 per cent worldwide. Initial assessments in childhood immunization rates conducted in by chart audit were quite low. Because these rates put the community at risk for further outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the pediatric immunization initiative, which included multiple strategies known to improve pediatric immunization rates, was by:

View a video to learn more about the Education in Quality Improvement for Pediatric Practice (EQIPP) module, which offers MOC credit. NVAC Standards The NVAC Standards for Child and Adolescent Immunization Practices represent the most desireable immunization practices. This larger data set included children aged 19 to 35 months in and children in Immunization coverage overall for the series improved from 64% to 75% (P Immunization rates increased significantly at 5 of 6 health centers (P Cited by: Get this from a library! Improvements in U.S. childhood immunization rates: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, special hearing.. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and .   Immunization rates in Canada are suboptimal. Strategies such as making immunization mandatory for child care or school entry and financial incentives are used in other countries. Additional strategies that could work in the Canadian context include requiring accurate immunization records at school entry, implementing immunization registries at the provincial/territorial level, educating.