What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

Upcoming Events

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  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month – HPV Vaccination Can Prevent Cervical Cancer!
  • 2017 Immunization Initiative Webinar Series – Upcoming Webinars Are Listed Below:
    Thursday, February 9, 2017, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Vaccine Storage and Handling and VFC Compliance Training*
    Kathleen Shattuck, MPH, Assessment Coordinator, MDPH Immunization Program
    Click here to register for the webinar on February 9, 2017.
    *Annual VFC Compliance Training is Available for participating in this webinar.
    Thursday, March 9, 2017, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention: Strategies for Raising HPV Vaccination Rates 
    -Communicating about HPV vaccination: Lessons learned from physicians and parents
    Melissa Gilkey, PhD, Assistant Professor of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
    -Increasing HPV Vaccine Coverage through AFIX Utilization
    Kathleen Shattuck, MPH or Sarah Sweet, MPH, MDPH Immunization Program
    Click here to register for the webinar on March 9, 2017.
    Thursday, April 6, 2017, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    2017 Childhood Immunization Schedule Review; MDPH Vaccine Update
    Susan Lett, MD, MPH, Medical Director, MDPH Immunization Program
    Click here to register for the webinar on April 6, 2017.
  • 2017 Immunization Initiative Advisory Committee Meetings:
    Monday, April 3, 2017
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017
    Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m., and are held at Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham. For more information, contact Cynthia McReynolds (cmcreynolds@mms.org; 781.895.9850).
  • National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 22-29, 2017

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