Calendars and Events:
NIIW: Planning Tools
April 19-26, 2008 - National Infant Immunization Week
2008 National Infant Immunization Week Topics:
All Planning Tools (gathered into one document)
Planning Tools ToolKit (.doc, 673 KB, 34 pages)
Everything you need to know about NIIW Program Planning.
Planning Tools (download as separate documents)
Overview for Planning Tools (.doc, 431 KB, 2 pages)
Following these steps will help you create a program that is tailored to the needs of your community or enhance your existing program. Some communities will have the resources to undertake the major activities, while others may focus on more modest, but strategically targeted activities. No matter what you are able to do, your activities will be a vital part of the many immunization education activities being developed all over the country as part of NIIW and throughout the Western Hemisphere as part of Vaccination Week in the Americas.
- Step 1: Lay
the foundation (.doc, 41 KB, 2 pages)
Review past and existing programs, assess needs and resources, and determine clear objectives
- Step 2: Select Activities (.rtf, 182 KB, 6 pages)
Avoid rushing to activities, follow a systematic and evidence-based process to identify and select activities that will effectively meet your objectives.
- Step 3: Plan
Activities (.doc, 92 KB, 8 pages)
Turn ideas into action by establishing clear steps to take you from site selection to post-event follow up.
- Step 4: Build Partnerships (.doc, 112 KB, 11 pages)
Expand your partnerships and work with media to support and maximize the reach of your activities.
- Step 5: Evaluate Activities (.rtf, 82 KB, 2 pages)
Assess accomplishments and lessons learned so you can build on success and strengthen future activities
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Content last reviewed on February 25, 2008
Content Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases