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All Kids Count (AKC) (exit site)
The All Kids Count program administers projects to develop immunization monitoring and follow-up systems for preschool children.

Brighton Collaboration  (exit site)
A collaboration developing standardized case definitions of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFIs) to improve immunization safety monitoring and research. 

CDC Travel Information
Reference material for international travel, including vaccine recommendations for travel to various countries.

CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis
Information about hepatitis.

Children's Hospital - Vaccine Education Center (exit site)
The Center, seeks to dispel some of the common misconceptions and misinformation surrounding childhood vaccines. The goal is to communicate the facts about each vaccine as well as how vaccines are made, how and why vaccines work, who recommends them, whether they are safe, whether they are still necessary, and when they should be given. The Center is staffed by a team of scientists, physicians, and parents; the director is Paul A. Offit, M.D.

Children's Vaccine Program  (exit site)
(Gates CVP) was established to promote equal access to lifesaving vaccines worldwide. This site provides information on advocacy issues, clinical issues, service delivery, immunization financing, safe injections, other related organizations, etc.

Every Child by Two (ECBT)  (exit site)
The goals of ECBT are to raise awareness of the critical need for timely immunization and foster putting in place a systematic way to immunize all of America's children by the age of two.

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)  (exit site)
A partnership dedicated to ensuring that all children, however poor, have equal access to vaccines.

Guide to Community Preventive Services  (exit site)
Evidence-based strategies for improving and maintaining vaccine coverage in children, adolescents, and adults.

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) (exit site)
Provides camera-ready childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information and educational materials, copyright free! The site also links to 3 immunization newsletters (“Needle Tips,” “Vaccinate Adults,” and “Vaccinate Women”) and provides weekly email updates for immunization and hepatitis B.

IMMUNIZATIONbasics (exit site)
This five-year project (2004-2009) will aim to improve the ability of governments and collaborating organizations to deliver and maintain the coverage of quality immunization services.

Immunization Gateway (exit site)
Links to many expert immunization resources available on the Internet, conveniently organized by category.

Institute for Vaccine Safety  (exit site)
Information on vaccines currently in the media including: anthrax, hepatitis B, MMR, polio, rotavirus, thimerosal, varicella, and yellow fever. 

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)  (exit site)
Information on the research of causes, cures, and prevention of infectious diseases, public and professional education programs, immunization publications, etc.

Vaccine Information (another site from IAC)  (exit site)
Information about vaccine-preventable diseases for the public and health professionals.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Jordan Report  (exit site)
An overview of vaccine research and development.

National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)  (exit site)
Information for the public, health professionals, policymakers, and the media about immunization.  Site includes immunization news, a vaccine information database, and a guide to evaluating vaccination information on the Web.

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program  (exit site)
Information about a federal program that provides compensation for people who may have been seriously injured by vaccines.

National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) (exit site)
General information about vaccines and immunization-related activities at the federal level.

World Health Organization (WHO) Global Programme for Vaccines and Immunization  (exit site)
Information about global polio eradication and other world-wide immunization issues.

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