TITLE

Experts call for national immunization registry, coordinated schedules

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, pE143
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
58670166

 

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