The New Jersey Immunization Network (NJIN) is a statewide coalition, jointly co-founded and led by the New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (NJAAP) and the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP). The mission of the Network is to protect the health of all individuals through timely, age appropriate immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases by educating the public, healthcare professionals, and policy makers about vaccine safety and benefits.More Info
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The American Academy of Pediatrics reacted swiftly to news that a film with the potential to spread false information regarding the safety of childhood immunizations would be featured at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The festival removed the film amidst concerns from pediatricians and AAP members from across the country. The AAP […]
The Adult Immunization Sourcebook, developed by the New Jersey Immunization Network, in partnership with the American College of Physicians, is now available electronically. The sourcebook has valuable information for health care providers and professionals on topics such as vaccine safety and administration, recommendation guidelines, and vaccines for special populations. You can view the sourcebook in […]
On November 4th the New Jersey Immunization Network (NJIN) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted an Adult Immunization Summit at Princeton University. The Summit brought together leaders in healthcare, business, government, academia and medical research to discuss how increasing adult immunization rates can improve public health in New Jersey. The Summit featured nationally recognized […]
The New York Times reported the Pan American Health Organization’s announcement that Rubella has finally been eliminated from the Americas. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation. Read the full article HERE.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released 2014 data showing that human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates for teens increased slightly last year, but remain well below rates for other routine vaccines. CDC reports that 60% of teen girls and 42% of teen boys had received at least one dose of HPV vaccine; increases […]
California Governor Jerry Brown signed onto law Senate Bill (SB) 277, substantially narrowing exceptions to school-entry vaccination mandates. With that law, California becomes the third state to disallow exemptions based on both religious and philosophical beliefs; only medical exemptions remain. The New England Journal of Medicine published this Perspective. The AAP News profiled the work […]