5169.0 Creative Strategies to Eliminate Barriers and Increase Vaccination Rates of Hard-to-Reach Populations

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will provide examples of creative, cost-effective and time-efficient strategeis for improving the vaccination rates of underserved populations. Barriers, challenges and lessons learned will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Describe two strategies used to increase vaccination rates of underserved populations
Ann Umemoto, MPH, MPA

Building a coalition to coordinate and leverage an under-funded health initiative: The New York City Hepatitis B Coalition
Isha Weerasinghe, MSc, Nirah Johnson, LMSW, Heesoo Yeo, Su Wang, MD, MPH, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Eric Rude, MSW and Henry Pollack, MD
Cost and time efficient strategies to providing immigrant populations with immunizations
Anyah Land, MPH, Greta Todd-Moorhead, MA and Michelle Radomski, RN
Three for free: How to achieve maximum results with minimum funds
Tammie Bertram, RN, MSN and Paula Alexander, RN, BSN, MSN

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: School Health Education and Services, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)