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  • action in support of immunization Your involvement big or small will help keep our communities free from vaccine preventable disease We offer opportunities to act statewide in your own community and online Please join us Take Action Today Research Publications The Immunization Partnership serves as an expert source on immunization issues in Texas and beyond Our publications provide analysis offer recommendations and engage stakeholders on a wide range of topics to help promote communities free of vaccine preventable disease Find Out More Legislative Resources Anyone can participate in immunization advocacy In order to overcome immunization barriers we must stand together By unifying our voices we have the power to make wide scale immunization policy changes that benefit all Texans Below are legislative resources and information to help you make your voice heard View Resources Home Education Events Advocacy Best Practices About Us Contact Blog Twitter Facebook Mar 24 2015 Children who can t be vaccinated have rights too This post originally appeared in The Texas Tribune s Trib Talk on March 23 2015 By Heather Cummings In 2013 my daughter Kiera was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis Despite her illness Kiera who is 5 years old is a normal kid Continue reading Mar 18 2015 Doing your research on vaccines a how to guide for finding science based info online Recent outbreaks of measles mumps and whooping cough have been linked to inadequate immunization rates throughout the United States and abroad While vaccination rates as a whole remain high across the U S there are small pockets of individuals who choose to delay or Continue reading Mar 13 2015 5 Great resources you can use to FightFlu yes there s still time It might be spring break but we aren t out of the woods yet Several states in the U S are still reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses Please continue to encourage your family and friends to get vaccinated if they haven t Continue reading Mar 5 2015 Amid Headlines and Statistics Stories Still Matter In the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak there s been a flood of news stories talking about the disease and subsequently vaccination Stats have been cited Policies have been debated And a flurry of angry op eds have cropped up arguing Continue reading Feb 19 2015 4 Striking statistics about vaccination 1 Influenza kills more people in the United States than all other vaccine preventable diseases combined In the U S we tend to underestimate flu Perhaps it s because it s so common an average of 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the flu every Continue reading Feb 12 2015 To the nurse who bullied me into getting the HPV vaccine Thank you By Robyn Correll Carlyle My first year of public health grad school I went into the student health center for my general checkup My blood pressure was well within range I was a healthy weight I exercised three times a Continue reading Feb 5 2015 Measles

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  • The Texas Tribune s Trib Talk on March 23 2015 By Heather Cummings In 2013 my daughter Kiera was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis Despite her illness Kiera who is 5 years old is a normal kid Continue reading Mar 18 2015 Doing your research on vaccines a how to guide for finding science based info online Recent outbreaks of measles mumps and whooping cough have been linked to inadequate immunization rates throughout the United States and abroad While vaccination rates as a whole remain high across the U S there are small pockets of individuals who choose to delay or Continue reading Mar 13 2015 5 Great resources you can use to FightFlu yes there s still time It might be spring break but we aren t out of the woods yet Several states in the U S are still reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses Please continue to encourage your family and friends to get vaccinated if they haven t Continue reading Mar 5 2015 Amid Headlines and Statistics Stories Still Matter In the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak there s been a flood of news stories talking about the disease and subsequently vaccination Stats have been cited Policies have been debated And a flurry of angry op eds have cropped up arguing Continue reading Feb 19 2015 4 Striking statistics about vaccination 1 Influenza kills more people in the United States than all other vaccine preventable diseases combined In the U S we tend to underestimate flu Perhaps it s because it s so common an average of 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the flu every Continue reading Feb 12 2015 To the nurse who bullied me into getting the HPV vaccine Thank you By Robyn Correll Carlyle My first year of public

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  • legislation Click on the link below to sign up for e mail notifications and alerts Sign up Research Publications The Immunization Partnership serves as an expert source on immunization issues in Texas and beyond Our publications provide analysis offer recommendations and engage stakeholders on a wide range of topics to help promote communities free of vaccine preventable disease Find Out More Webinars TIP routinely hosts webinars geared toward coalitions and other members of the immunization community These webinars offer educational opportunities promote the adoption of evidence based strategies for improving immunization rates and engage participants on current issues in immunization Topics include coalition engagement addressing vaccine hesitant parents and health care reform View archived webinars Coalition Resources The Immunization Partnership is committed to strengthening the capacity of Texas coalitions by providing technical assistance to local coalitions with respect to immunization education best practices and advocacy Check out our resources Home Education Events Advocacy Best Practices About Us Contact Blog Twitter Facebook Mar 24 2015 Children who can t be vaccinated have rights too This post originally appeared in The Texas Tribune s Trib Talk on March 23 2015 By Heather Cummings In 2013 my daughter Kiera was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis Despite her illness Kiera who is 5 years old is a normal kid Continue reading Mar 18 2015 Doing your research on vaccines a how to guide for finding science based info online Recent outbreaks of measles mumps and whooping cough have been linked to inadequate immunization rates throughout the United States and abroad While vaccination rates as a whole remain high across the U S there are small pockets of individuals who choose to delay or Continue reading Mar 13 2015 5 Great resources you can use to FightFlu yes there s still time It might be spring break but we aren t out of the woods yet Several states in the U S are still reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses Please continue to encourage your family and friends to get vaccinated if they haven t Continue reading Mar 5 2015 Amid Headlines and Statistics Stories Still Matter In the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak there s been a flood of news stories talking about the disease and subsequently vaccination Stats have been cited Policies have been debated And a flurry of angry op eds have cropped up arguing Continue reading Feb 19 2015 4 Striking statistics about vaccination 1 Influenza kills more people in the United States than all other vaccine preventable diseases combined In the U S we tend to underestimate flu Perhaps it s because it s so common an average of 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the flu every Continue reading Feb 12 2015 To the nurse who bullied me into getting the HPV vaccine Thank you By Robyn Correll Carlyle My first year of public health grad school I went into the student health center for my general checkup My blood pressure was well within range I

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  • choose to delay or Continue reading Mar 13 2015 5 Great resources you can use to FightFlu yes there s still time It might be spring break but we aren t out of the woods yet Several states in the U S are still reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses Please continue to encourage your family and friends to get vaccinated if they haven t Continue reading Mar 5 2015 Amid Headlines and Statistics Stories Still Matter In the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak there s been a flood of news stories talking about the disease and subsequently vaccination Stats have been cited Policies have been debated And a flurry of angry op eds have cropped up arguing Continue reading Feb 19 2015 4 Striking statistics about vaccination 1 Influenza kills more people in the United States than all other vaccine preventable diseases combined In the U S we tend to underestimate flu Perhaps it s because it s so common an average of 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the flu every Continue reading Feb 12 2015 To the nurse who bullied me into getting the HPV vaccine Thank you By Robyn Correll Carlyle My first year of public health grad school I went into the student health center for my general checkup My blood pressure was well within range I was a healthy weight I exercised three times a Continue reading Feb 5 2015 Measles Control Made Easy Stronger Laws Equal Less Disease This post originally appeared on The Network for Public Health Law on February 4 2015 Virtually no other set of public health laws have had as direct an effect on health as immunization laws Strong laws lead to high immunization Continue reading Jan 29 2015 What you need to know about

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  • Fein and Dr Lindy Upton McGee chaired the luncheon that featured guest speaker Joe Lastinger who lost his 3 year old daughter to the flu prior to the time when flu vaccines were recommended for all children On a happier note the luncheon honored former New Mexico Gov Bill Richardson his wife Barbara Richardson and his sister Dr Vesta Richardson with the Ralph D Feigin M D Award for Excellence the three recognized for championing immunization education and their vaccine advocacy for preventable diseases Read More The Source Is It Time To Get Tough On Vaccines By PAUL FLAHIVE March 31 2014 Originally published in the Texas Public Radio A 1998 article in the medical journal The Lancet linked autism to child vaccinations causing an uproar And though the research of that study by Dr Andrew Wakefield has been thoroughly discredited and no link in subsequent studies of which their have been numerous have been found fears persist Read More National Premier of Invisible Threat By Houston Hip and Haute March 11 2014 Originally published in the Houston Hip and Haute Houstonians didn t allow the wintery weather to deter their plans to see the National Premier of Invisible Threat at Sundance Cinemas hosted by The Immunization Partnership Read More Op Ed The power of immunizations By ANNA C DRAGSBAEK November 03 2013 Originally published in the Houston Chronicle It only takes one exposure to many vaccine preventable diseases for illness to occur For that very reason health care professionals take every possible chance to vaccinate If an individual does not receive a needed vaccine on a visit to the doctor it is known in medical circles as a Read More FOX26 Are You Vaccinated CDC wants to know By NED HIBBERD August 23 2013 Originally published in the Fox 26 The Centers for Disease Control is seeking to find out how many American children are not fully vaccinated The CDC is spearheading a National Immunization Survey amid an uptick in diseases that were once thought to be all but vanquished Read More Houston Chronicle Immunization advocate honored as CDC champion By ANNETTE BAIRD June 04 2012 Originally published in the Houston Chronicle The president of the upper Kirby based nonprofit group The Immunization Partnership recently was recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for her success in increasing the immunization rate across the state Read More Media Inquiry Would you like to interview a member of The Immunization Partnership staff about immunization or vaccine preventable disease issues Please fill out the form at the link below Contact Us Request A Speaker Would you like someone to come present Community Immunity at your next meeting or event Contact Us Home Education Events Advocacy Best Practices About Us Contact Blog Twitter Facebook Mar 24 2015 Children who can t be vaccinated have rights too This post originally appeared in The Texas Tribune s Trib Talk on March 23 2015 By Heather Cummings In 2013 my daughter Kiera was diagnosed

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  • resources you can use to FightFlu yes there s still time It might be spring break but we aren t out of the woods yet Several states in the U S are still reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses Please continue to encourage your family and friends to get vaccinated if they haven t Continue reading Mar 5 2015 Amid Headlines and Statistics Stories Still Matter In the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak there s been a flood of news stories talking about the disease and subsequently vaccination Stats have been cited Policies have been debated And a flurry of angry op eds have cropped up arguing Continue reading Feb 19 2015 4 Striking statistics about vaccination 1 Influenza kills more people in the United States than all other vaccine preventable diseases combined In the U S we tend to underestimate flu Perhaps it s because it s so common an average of 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the flu every Continue reading Feb 12 2015 To the nurse who bullied me into getting the HPV vaccine Thank you By Robyn Correll Carlyle My first year of public health grad school I went into the student health center for my general checkup My blood pressure was well within range I was a healthy weight I exercised three times a Continue reading Feb 5 2015 Measles Control Made Easy Stronger Laws Equal Less Disease This post originally appeared on The Network for Public Health Law on February 4 2015 Virtually no other set of public health laws have had as direct an effect on health as immunization laws Strong laws lead to high immunization Continue reading Jan 29 2015 What you need to know about measles in 9 simple infographics 1 Measles still exists in many

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  • we aren t out of the woods yet Several states in the U S are still reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses Please continue to encourage your family and friends to get vaccinated if they haven t Continue reading Mar 5 2015 Amid Headlines and Statistics Stories Still Matter In the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak there s been a flood of news stories talking about the disease and subsequently vaccination Stats have been cited Policies have been debated And a flurry of angry op eds have cropped up arguing Continue reading Feb 19 2015 4 Striking statistics about vaccination 1 Influenza kills more people in the United States than all other vaccine preventable diseases combined In the U S we tend to underestimate flu Perhaps it s because it s so common an average of 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the flu every Continue reading Feb 12 2015 To the nurse who bullied me into getting the HPV vaccine Thank you By Robyn Correll Carlyle My first year of public health grad school I went into the student health center for my general checkup My blood pressure was well within range I was a healthy weight I exercised three times a Continue reading Feb 5 2015 Measles Control Made Easy Stronger Laws Equal Less Disease This post originally appeared on The Network for Public Health Law on February 4 2015 Virtually no other set of public health laws have had as direct an effect on health as immunization laws Strong laws lead to high immunization Continue reading Jan 29 2015 What you need to know about measles in 9 simple infographics 1 Measles still exists in many parts of the world 2 And while we might not often see it anymore with modern travel

    Original URL path: http://www.immunizeusa.org/education/events/summits/opening-remarks/ (2015-03-27)
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  • technical advisor for InvisibleThreat Lisa Posard Ms Posard is an award winning documentary producer and education advocate She is a former President of the Board of The Carlsbad Educational Foundation Chair of a successful 198 million dollar school bond political campaign and PTA President She now utilizes her advocacy background to give teens the opportunity to create peer to peer educational films Her first film won international acclaim for teaching tolerance and anti bullying by documenting teens discovering the lessons of the Holocaust as they interviewed survivors visited concentration camp memorials and spoke with German Teens with Nazi Grandparents The Dachau Memorial Museum National Holocaust Museum ADL and schools across the country have used the film with curriculum as an educational resource The second film documents hunger in the US and was used for an advocacy campaign with Feeding America which spun off a national teen anti hunger charity featured in PEOPLE Magazine The film won numerous awards was televised and continues to be utilized by hunger organizations to spread awareness Ms Posard is the mother of three teenagers Her oldest daughter wrote Invisible Threat View Invisible Threat trailer or rent the film here Home Education Events Advocacy Best Practices About Us Contact Blog Twitter Facebook Mar 24 2015 Children who can t be vaccinated have rights too This post originally appeared in The Texas Tribune s Trib Talk on March 23 2015 By Heather Cummings In 2013 my daughter Kiera was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis Despite her illness Kiera who is 5 years old is a normal kid Continue reading Mar 18 2015 Doing your research on vaccines a how to guide for finding science based info online Recent outbreaks of measles mumps and whooping cough have been linked to inadequate immunization rates throughout the United States and abroad While vaccination rates as a whole remain high across the U S there are small pockets of individuals who choose to delay or Continue reading Mar 13 2015 5 Great resources you can use to FightFlu yes there s still time It might be spring break but we aren t out of the woods yet Several states in the U S are still reporting high levels of influenza like illnesses Please continue to encourage your family and friends to get vaccinated if they haven t Continue reading Mar 5 2015 Amid Headlines and Statistics Stories Still Matter In the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak there s been a flood of news stories talking about the disease and subsequently vaccination Stats have been cited Policies have been debated And a flurry of angry op eds have cropped up arguing Continue reading Feb 19 2015 4 Striking statistics about vaccination 1 Influenza kills more people in the United States than all other vaccine preventable diseases combined In the U S we tend to underestimate flu Perhaps it s because it s so common an average of 5 to 20 percent of the population gets the flu every Continue reading Feb 12

    Original URL path: http://www.immunizeusa.org/education/events/summits/invisible-threat/ (2015-03-27)
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