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Protecting those who protect the community

   Getting Shots into Arms A New York Times story shares VillageReach President Emily Bancroft's perspective on how the United States could learn from previous mass vaccination campaigns in low-income countries.Arming Community Health Workers (CHWs) with PPEMalawi Country Director Alinafe Kasiya discusses the impact of the ...
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AIRA Monthly Update January 2021

 Monthly UpdateJanuary 2021 in Reviewwww.immregistries.orgIn This Issue…AIRA's COVID-19 Response UpdateWelcome New Staff to AIRAIntroduction of the Immunization Infrastructure ActJanuary ACIP MeetingPreparing for COVID-19 Vaccination: A Call to Action for Clinicians on IISSmartyStreets Service Available to AIRA MembersInformation RequestsCommi...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 05/06, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 05/06, 2021

  5 February 2021, Vol. 96, No. 05/06, pp. 33–44 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 33 Case report of laboratory-acquired vaccinia virus infection in India   40 WHO Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research Download 5 février 2021, Vol. 96, No. 05/06, pp. 33-44 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 33 Cas d’infection en laboratoire par le v...
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Help Available to Build Your IIS Workforce

Hello,Are you busy and need to hire? Need to create a position description for a niche job in the IIS world? Look no further than the Public Health Informatics Institute’s IIS Workforce Classifications. This page includes nine sample role descriptions and a related competency domain model intended to guide you as you identify staffing needs and rec...
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EYE achievements in 2020 & West Africa news

 View this email in your browser  December & January Newsletter  As we approach 2021 with renewed hope about the Covid-19 pandemic, we are pleased to share last year's highlights, and demonstrate how we are moving closer to our vision of eliminating yellow fever epidemics by 2026. Please click here for the full report. ...
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IAC Express #1,547 - ACIP Jan 27, mRNA safety, VaxText, and more

 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.Issue 1,547: February 3, 2021 Top StoriesIAC summarizes ACIP meeting of January 27, including COVID-19 vaccine safety updateCDC provides ready-made toolkits for medical centers, pharmacies, and clinicians to help build confidence in COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare teamsCDC’s V...
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Immunization Works! Newsletter - 2/2/2021

 Subscribe now for this monthly newsletter notification. The current issue is now available.Top StoriesVaccine 2D Barcode Scanning Implementation ToolkitNew Immunization Resources AvailableNew CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkits for CBOs and Essential WorkersCOVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit for Medical Centers, Clinics, ...
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PAHO Immunization Newsletter: December 2020

View this email in your browserDecember 2020IN THIS ISSUEKeeping the Trust: Fighting Vaccine MisinformationWhat I Have Learned as an Immunization Advisor during the COVID-19 Pandemic...by Dr. Karen Broome, PAHO/WHO Immunization Advisor for the Caribbean Sub-regionFrequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 VaccinationValidation of a Risk Categoriza...
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Adult Immunization Capture in IIS Report - Community/Review Feedback Needed

Good afternoon, We are seeking feedback from our members and partners on our draft Landscape Analysis of Adult Immunization Capture in Immunization Information Systems report. This project started prior to the pandemic, but COVID-19 has highlighted the need to focus attention and resources on the considerations highlighted in the report.We at ...
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Public-private partnerships in immunization data strengthening: Lessons from deploying Vietnam’s electronic immunization registry

Public-private partnerships in immunization data strengthening: Lessons from deploying Vietnam’s electronic immunization registryBy Tu Nguyen Xuan Cam, Program Officer, PATHPosted in UncategorizedPhoto: PATH. A child and mother at a fee-based immunization facility in Vietnam.Public-private partnerships in health care have been used widely in higher...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 04, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 04, 2021

 29 January 2021, Vol. 96, No. 04, pp. 21–32 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 21 Detection of influenza viruses by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction: WHO external quality assessment programme summary analysis, 2020   Download 29 janvier 2021, Vol. 96, No. 04, pp. 21-32 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 21 Détection des...
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A Year Defined by Public Health

2020 has drawn to a close after a tumultuous year of unexpected challenges that have affected every aspect of our lives. Throughout this pandemic and the years ahead, we continue our commitment to strengthening health systems, improving services, and ultimately, all people’s health. We could not do this without our hardworking, dedicated staff, who...
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Polio News January 2021

 View this email in your browser or download PDFJanuary 2021POLIO NEWSDear Moderator,In 2021, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) is energized to implement new tools and strategies to tackle obstacles facing the eradication effort, including the upcoming rollout of the novel oral polio vaccine type 2 (nOPV2) to a...
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IAC Express #1,546 - Your weekly immunization news service: ACIP meetings, clinical considerations, allergic reactions, and more

 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.Issue 1,546: January 27, 2021 Top StoriesWatch virtual ACIP meetings on January 27 and February 24–25; no registration is requiredMMWR report on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine addressing allergic reactions after first doses published December 21, 2020–January 10, 2021CDC updates clinical consi...
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Upcoming Discovery Session: Mindfulness During This Stressful Time

Hello, As part of our ongoing commitment to provide AIRA members with easy (and free!) tips to help you de-stress, we’re doing something a little different for the next AIRA Discovery Session on Monday, February 22 at 4 p.m. ET. This one-hour session will introduce AIRA members to the “what, why, and how” of mindfulness as a tool for self-care...
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Upcoming Members & Partners Meeting and SnapShots Reminder

Hello,This email contains meeting information for the upcoming AIRA Members & Partners meeting and a reminder to submit articles for the next edition of SnapShots.Upcoming Members & Partners MeetingPlease see the attached agenda for the upcoming AIRA Members & Partners meeting on Monday, January 25 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Don't ...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 03, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 03, 2021

 22 January 2021, Vol. 96, No. 03, pp. 13–20Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 13 Report of the Meeting of the WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS), 1–3 December 2020 Download 22 janvier 2021, Vol. 96, No. 03, pp. 13-20Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 13 Rapport de la réunion du Comité consultatif mondial de l’OMS pour la sécurit...
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Upcoming NACCHO Webinars

Hello,The National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) is offering two upcoming webinars. Details and links to registration are below.Understanding Diverse Communities to Support Equitable and Informed COVID-19 Vaccination Decision-MakingThis webinar will feature findings and insights on public views of COVID-19 vaccination f...
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IAC Express #1,545 - Your weekly immunization news service: COVID-19 vaccine resources from CDC, IAC and more

 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.Issue 1,545: January 20, 2021 Top StoriesCDC now offers eight translations of “Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines” on their “What to Expect at Your Appointment...” web pageIAC offers a collection of its new COVID-19 vaccine resources for healthcare personnel“Learning from Errors with the New ...
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Webinar and Moderated Discussion: Supply Chains for Noncommunicable Diseases

By Rachel Simon on January 19th, 2021Join IAPHL and the PATH noncommunicable diseases team February 10th at 8:00 AM EST / 1:00 PM GMT for a short 30-minute webinar on the critical importance of strengthening NCD supply chains. Marilyn Noguera, Dr. Josphat Samoei, and Williams Kwarah will provide highlights from projects in Ghana and Kenya that focu...
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