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Volume 129, Issue No. 2 March/April 2014
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Mary Beth Bigley, DrPH, MSN, ANP

Surgeon General’s Perspectives: C. Everett Koop and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
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Recommendations from the National Vaccine Advisory Committee: Standards for Adult Immunization Practice
National Vaccine Advisory Committee

From the Schools and Programs of Public Health, On Academics: Incorporating Global Health Competencies into the Public Health Curriculum
Kate Winskell, PhD / Dabney Evans, PhD, MPH / Rob Stephenson, PhD / Carlos Del Rio, MD, FIDSA / James W. Curran, MD, MPH

From the Schools and Programs of Public Health, Student Column: Demographic Disparities in the Tobacco Retail Environment in Boston: A Citywide Spatial Analysis
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Volume 127
Supplement 1: A Pathway to Leadership for Adult Immunization

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In “A Pathway to Leadership on Adult Immunization” the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) addresses unresolved issues in novel ways to protect adults in the United States from vaccine-preventable diseases through increased vaccination. The NVAC notes that strong leadership and coordination for adult vaccination are critical, as healthcare utilization by adults is often spread among a variety of health care providers. Additionally, developing a cohesive system for delivering routine vaccination to adults can have a longer-term impact by establishing a framework to rapidly deliver vaccines during public health emergencies, such as pandemics. Towards these ends the NVAC recommendations focus on promoting national leadership for an adult immunization program, securing resources for an adult immunization program and action plan implementation, developing a strategic plan moving forward for sustained adult immunization and addressing known barriers through specified focused activities.

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A Pathway to Leadership for Adult Immunization: Recommendations of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee [Feature Article] 1
 
 

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