3132.0 Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiology

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
This session will cover updates on 2009 pandemic influenza strategies and geographic disparities in HPV coverage. In addition, topics of interest concerning vaccine relucantcy will be addressed.
Session Objectives: Describe and discuss the novel public health strategy adopted in Poland against swine flu Identify the disparities in penetration of HPV vaccination by geographical region in Michigan Describe the relationship between parental concerns about childhood vaccines and the alternative schedules they request from pediatricians.
Wiley D. Jenkins, PhD, MPH

Introductory Remarks
10:35 AM
Novel management strategies successfully adopted throughout 2009-11 to combat the Swine flu (H1N1) pandemic in Poland based on non-vaccination
Przemyslaw Bilinski, MD, PhD, Andrzej Wojtyla, MD PhD, Piotr Holownia, PhD and Waldemar Wierzba, MD PhD
10:50 AM
11:05 AM
Understanding parental decisions about childhood vaccination
Yelena Baras and Alison M. Buttenheim, PhD, MBA
11:20 AM

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Organized by: Epidemiology

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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