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Register Today for the Upcoming AIRA Members & Partners Meeting

Hello,  Please join us for the upcoming AIRA Members & Partners meeting on Monday, April 19 at 2 p.m. ET. AIRA Members & Partners quarterly meetings provide important updates from AIRA and partner organizations and are a great way to get a high-level overview of the activities going on within the IIS and immunization com...
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Webinar invitation: PtD Grand Challenge results & lessons learned

  People that Deliver Grand Challenge for Last Mile Health Supply Chain COVID-19 Support Programme Thursday, 15 April 202115:00 CEST (09:00 EDT)Register Join People that Deliver (PtD) and the FIA Foundation for a webinar featuring the four Grand Challenge projects that were part of PtD Last Mile Health Supply Chain COVID-19 Supp...
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JSI celebrates World TB Day #theclockisticking

The clock is indeed ticking on our race to end tuberculosis (TB). COVID-19 has challenged TB programs in countless ways, and JSI staff working on TB and health projects have responded with resilience and flexibility. In addition to projects with integrated TB activities, JSI supports USAID’s investments under the Global TB Accelerator to End TB, su...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 11, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 11, 2021

  19 March 2021, Vol. 96, No. 11, pp. 77–88 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 77 Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2021–2022 northern hemisphere influenza season  Download 19 mars 2021, Vol. 96, No. 11, pp. 77-88 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 77 Composition recommandée des vaccins antigrippau...
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PROJECT-BASED JOB OPENING FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT Content developer and process facilitator – Implementation guide on home-based records (HBRs) for maternal, newborn, child health (MNCH)

Project background –A home-based record (HBR) is a health document used to record the history of health services received by an individual. It is kept in the household, in paper or electronic format, by the individual or their caregiver, and is intended to integrate into the health information system and to complement records maintained b...
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Gavi, the Global Fund and USAID combine forces to support health supply chain leaders in low- and middle-income countries

Press Release Gavi, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and USAID announce innovative collaboration to support health supply chain leaders in low- and middle-income countries Photo credit: Lucy Kanja, 2019 18 March 2021, Geneva: Recognising the critical role that health supply chain leaders and managers play in e...
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Information Request: IIS and Undocumented Immigrants

Hello,Please see the following information request. If you are willing to share information, please reply to this email and include your contact information for follow-up.Information RequestedThe next phase of vaccination in Minnesota includes a job sector (food processing plants) that contains a large number of undocumented people. There isn’...
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Summary of February 24 and 25 ACIP Meetings

Hello,  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on February 24 and 25, 2021, where ACIP members received updates and discussed several vaccines, including rabies, pneumococcal, zoster, and influenza. Members also voted to adjust the vaccine schedule for rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis. These meetings have been sum...
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AIRA Discovery Session Reminder: COVID Hot Topics

Hello,Don't forget to join us for the next AIRA Discovery Session on Monday, March 22 at 4 p.m. ET. This session will be all about COVID-19 hot topics. There will be a combination of updates about IIS-specific COVID-19 hot topics (e.g., data quality for race and ethnicity) and time for questions and community discussion. We’ve changed the...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 10, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 10, 2021

  12 March 2021, Vol. 96, No. 10, pp. 69–76 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 69 El Salvador certified as malaria-free by WHO, 25 February 2021   72 COVAX publishes first round of allocations    Download 12 mars 2021, Vol. 96, No. 10, pp. 69-76 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 69 Le Salvador certifié exempt de paludisme par l’O...
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Information Request: Data Requests

Hello,Please see the following information request. If you are willing to share information, please reply to this email and include your contact information for follow-up.Information RequestedVermont’s IIS is being deluged with data requests, as we’re sure others are. We provide aggregate data and generally report at the county level. More and...
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IAC Express #1,555 – CDC clinical considerations for Janssen vaccine, slides from IAC webinar, and more

 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.Issue 1,555: March 10, 2021 Top StoriesCDC updates its clinical considerations for use of COVID-19 vaccines to include Janssen (J&J) vaccineCDC issues interim public health recommendations for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19“The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ ...
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IAC Express Special Edition #1,554 - Order your 2021 laminated immunization schedules today!

 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.Issue 1,554: March 9, 2021 LAMINATED SCHEDULES, RECORD CARDS, AND MORE FROM IAC!Order today! Laminated versions of CDC’s 2021 immunization schedules will ship in mid-March!Order IAC’s child, adult, and lifetime immunization record cards—wallet-sized, designed to lastGreat for workplace r...
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Job Opportunities in Philadelphia and Idaho

Hello, There are new job opportunities available in Philadelphia and Idaho that we want to share with you. If you have a job opportunity you want AIRA to share, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Philadelphia Department of Public Health is looking for an Assistant Interoperability Coordinator to help onboard providers, assist wit...
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Choose to Challenge. #IWD2021

Choose to Challenge. JSI improves family planning services, supply chains, and the capacity of local leaders to help women access the health services they need. We are committed to challenging gender inequities and ensuring that women, children, and communities have access to health care regardless of their circumstances. #IWD2021Original link

AIRA Monthly Update February 2021

 Monthly UpdateFebruary 2021 in Reviewwww.immregistries.orgIn This Issue…AIRA's COVID-19 Response UpdateFebruary and March ACIP MeetingsHow SmartyStreets Can Support Patient Matching EffortsMeasurement and Improvement UpdatesAIRA Board Corner: Dannette Dronenburg, SecretaryAIRA 2020 Education Survey ReminderWanted: SnapShots ContributorsInform...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 09, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 09, 2021

   5 March 2021, Vol. 96, No. 09, pp. 65–68 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 65 Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2020    Download 5 mars 2021, Vol. 96, No. 09, pp. 65-68 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 65 Fonctionnement de la surveillance de la paralysie flasque aiguë (...
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EYE Strategy February 2021 newsletter

 View this email in your browser February Newsletter  The EYE partnership has had a busy start to 2021. As expected, many of our partners and colleagues remain committed to ensure yellow fever (YF) activities are on track, despite the complexity of the ongoing COVID-19 response and vaccination rollout, as wel...
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IAC Express #1,553 - Corrected Links to EUA Fact Sheets in Top Story

 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.Issue 1,553: March 3, 2021 – Corrected Links to EUA Fact Sheets The first story in the March 3, 2021, edition of IAC Express contained incorrect links to the EUA Fact Sheets for the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine, misdirecting readers to a different manufacturer’s EUA Fact Sheets. We apologize...
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IAC Express #1,553 - ACIP recommends third COVID-19 vaccine for use in U.S., IAC summarizes routine ACIP meeting, and more

 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.Issue 1,553: March 3, 2021 Top StoriesFDA issues EUA for Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine after advisory committee reviewACIP recommends third COVID- 19 vaccine for use in U.S.; IAC summarizes February 28 – March 1 meeting and highlights clinical considerations for use of Janssen vaccineIAC...
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