“Partnering for Prevention from Sea to Summit,” is the theme of the 11th National Conference on Immunization and Health Coalitions (NCIHC) which will take place in Seattle, WA from May 21-23, 2014. NCIHC is the only conference solely dedicated to collaboration and partnership as a way to improve the health status of communities. Keynote speakers will include Dr. David Williams, Dr. William Foege, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson (Seattle Mama Doc), and Sara Rosenbaum, JD.
Participants are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at the conference. Abstracts are welcome from all disciplines, including coalition staff and members, community-based providers, healthcare providers, social workers, researchers, government agencies, health communication specialists, and others. Abstracts are due December 6, 2013. Go to the Call for Abstracts page to learn more.
Registration information will be posted soon. Go here for more details.
Thursday, October 31, 2013, 7:30 – 8:30 AM (EST) – Shot @ Life: Global Immunizations
Webinar registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2549246649768389377
Join us for our upcoming webinar on the Affordable Care Act and immunization on November 7th at 10am (CT). Our expert speakers will discuss major changes to immunization access through health care reform and challenges facing states without Medicaid expansion. We’ll also discuss resources to help you reinforce the preventive role of immunization.
Patricia Gray, J.D., LL.M., Director of Research at the Health Law & Policy Institute, University of Houston Law Center
Litjen (L.J) Tan, MS, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer, Immunization Action Coalition
Robyn Correll Carlyle, MPH, The Immunization Partnership
For more information and to register, please visit: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/4s09ingymr1o&eom
Next IZCoalitions Network conference call scheduled for November 4; topics include the role of pharmacists in immunization and the HealthMap Vaccine Finder
Please save the date! The Immunization Action Coalition invites you to participate in a 1-hour conference call for immunization coalition leaders, members, and anyone interested in the work of immunization coalitions on Monday, November 4, at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT). All are welcome.
- Mitchel C. Rothholz, RPh, MBA, American Pharmacists Association, will discuss the role of pharmacists in immunization
- Jane Huston, MPH, Harvard University, will provide information on the development and use of the HealthMap Vaccine Finder
- Announcements from partners
We will circulate the final agenda and call-in information the week before the conference call. Hope you all can make it!