What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

Upcoming Events

  • 2017 Immunization Initiative Webinar Series – Upcoming Webinars Are Listed Below:
    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, March 16, 2017, 12:00-1:00 p.m. – NEW DATE!
    Vaccine Storage and Handling and VFC Compliance Training*
    Kathleen Shattuck, MPH, Assessment Coordinator, MDPH Immunization Program
    *Annual VFC Compliance Training is Available for participating in this webinar.
    Click here to register for the webinar on March 16, 2017.  Please note: If you have registered previously for this webinar, you do not need to register again.
    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).
  • 22nd Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference – Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlborough, MA; Conference registration brochure
  • National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 22-29, 2017
  • Save the Date! The 22nd Annual MIAP Pediatric Immunization Skills Building Conference will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlborough

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