2nd Immunization Congress

Hosted by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials


August 31 - September 2, 2010
Chicago Renaissance Hotel - 1 W Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL


A meeting to convene stakeholders to identify barriers in pediatric, adolescent and adult immunizations and outline action steps to address them.


Meeting Objectives:

  • Explore implementation options for NVAC and AMA vaccine financing recommendations for children, adolescents and adults.
  • Identify non-financial barriers to adult and adolescent immunizations, identify missed opportunities and gaps within existing infrastructure, and identify action items to reduce or eliminate them.
  • Highlight lessons learned from pediatrics to apply to adolescents and adults, and recognize successful elements of adult and adolescent immunization programs for dissemination or replication in other venues. 
  • Develop an action plan for maximizing the opportunities created from health care reform.


Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings were published in the January 2011 issue of Human Vaccines.


Background Materials




Opening Remarks


Keynote Speaker


Setting the Stage: Past Efforts, External Forces and Current Direction


Public Financing


Private Financing


Demand and Infrastructure: If You Build It, Will They Come?


The Adolescent Gap


Last Updated:2/23/2013

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