The Hawaii Immunization Coalition is a 501(c)3 statewide community-based organization working to ensure all of Hawaii’s families are appropriately vaccinated against vaccine-preventable diseases.
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Your voice makes a difference! Check out our legislative priorities for 2017, and join our mailing list to see what you can do.
January 10-11, 2017 Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii CDC Pink Book Course: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Gold Level Sponsors: Silver Level Sponsors: Register NOW Faculty from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases will present a live, … Continue reading
On October 19, 2016, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) updated recommendations for hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines: Hepatitis B: ACIP recommended that infants be immunized within 24 hours of birth and removed policy language allowing a … Continue reading
Vaccine-preventable hepatitis A cases are being found in Hawaii. Wash hands, and get vaccinated! For the latest updates, go to http://health.hawaii.gov/docd/hepatitis-a-outbreak-2016/.
Congratulations to Chelsea Tadena from Lanai Community Health Center for being named the CDC’s 2016 Childhood Immunization Champion for Hawaii! We are so proud of the great work you have done to ensure that the keiki of Lanai stay healthy … Continue reading
Congrats to Board Member, May Rose Dela Cruz! We are excited to share May Rose’s recently published article: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Motivators, Barriers, and Brochure Preferences Among Parents in Multicultural Hawai‘i: a Qualitative Study The article provides wonderful insight … Continue reading
We are excited to announce that Hawaii Pacific University will be hosting a screening of the powerful HPV documentary, Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, on April 7. The screening is open to all HPU students and staff, and Planned … Continue reading
The HIC Board recently approved the HIC Strategic Plan for 2016-2020. Check it out to see how you can join our efforts!