What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

Upcoming Events

  • August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Watch for updates throughout the month! #NIAM16 #VaxWithMe http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam.html
  • Upcoming Immunization Initiative Webinars –
    Thursday, August 18, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Community Immunity: Understanding School Immunization Data and Building Vaccine Confidence in Your Practice – Click here to register for this webinar!
    Kathleen Shattuck, MPH, Assessment Coordinator, MDPH Immunization Program
    Rebecca Vanucci, Immunization Outreach Coordinator, MDPH Immunization Program
    Thursday, September 29, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Are Alternative Vaccine Schedules a Reasonable Alternative? – Click here to register for this webinar!
    Paul Offit, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, Director, The Vaccine Education Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology, Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania
    Registration information for these webinars will be posted once it becomes available.
  • Upcoming 2016 Immunization Initiative Advisory Committee Meetings:
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    Monday, December 12, 2016
    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).
  • Save the Date! The 21st Annual Massachusetts Immunization Action Partnership (MIAP) Pediatric Immunization Skills Building Conference will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the BEST WESTERN Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlborough, MA. Conference registration will open on August 1, 2016.
  • Save the Date! The 4th Annual Cervical Cancer and HPV-Related Cancers Summit: Promoting Awareness and Prevention will be held on Friday, November 4, 2016, at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA. Updated information will be posted as it becomes available.

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