Experts call for national immunization registry, coordinated schedules

Eggertson, Laura
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, pE143
Academic Journal
The article reports on the call of the Canadian Public Health Association, along with immunologists and pediatricians, for a national immunization registry and harmonized vaccination schedules so that no one would miss a vaccine despite of where they live. Doctor Ian Gemmill states that the registry and the harmonized schedules should be part of a renewed national immunization strategy. Furthermore, the need for an electronic database to determine what vaccines were missed is discussed.


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