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The latest edition of the Pink Book, published in May 2015, replaces the previous version which was released in 2012.

The 13th Edition Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, a.k.a. the "Pink Book," provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on routinely used vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

Each week the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center publishes a summary of influenza activity in the COCOMS. The summary tracks influenza like illness, flu activity through the DoD laboratory surveillance network and influenza vaccination coverage. Reports are by COCOM and service members or beneficiary populations.
By integrating our two organizations, we're expanding everything from education and training, to regional support operations, to vaccine policy and program management, said LTC Jorge Carrillo, acting director MILVAX-VHCN. It also allows for an expanded and dedicated staff to focus on research and enhancing scientific understanding of vaccine safety and effectiveness.
A Mercury article on clinical investigations into vaccine safety and effectiveness performed by the DHA Immunization Healthcare Branch.
Topics: The serogroup B meningococcal vaccine: Who should get it?; The 9-valent HPV vaccine: New recommendations; The measles epidemic: A turning point?
Discussion of the unique challenges of meningococcal disease, new ACIP recommendations for serogroup B vaccine use, and considerations for future recommendations.
A Mercury article on clinical investigations into vaccine safety and effectiveness performed by the DHA Immunization Healthcare Branch.
A Mercury article on how the Continuous Quality Immunization Improvement Process (CQIIP) helps military treatment facilities assess their compliance with the eight immunization standards.
Author: DHA-IHB
The success of military vaccine programs depends heavily on vaccinators understanding, following, and implementing proper vaccine storage and handling practices to ensure vaccine potency and stability. Military and civilian medical staff that administer immunizations in clinics, medical homes, and other facilities play a critical role in improving the health of Service members and beneficiaries. The purpose of this document is to assist immunization clinics and other healthcare facilities to properly store and handle vaccines.
Guidance for Proper Storage and Handling of Vaccines
The Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit (May 2014) is a comprehensive resource for providers on vaccine storage and handling recommendations and best practice strategies. It includes considerations for equipment both storage units and thermometers, strategies for maintaining the cold chain, routine storage and handling practices, inventory management and emergency procedures for protecting vaccine inventories.
Author: DHA-IHB
The success of military vaccine programs depends heavily on vaccinators understanding, following, and implementing proper vaccine storage and handling practices to ensure vaccine potency and stability. Military and civilian medical staff that administer immunizations in clinics, medical homes, and other facilities play a critical role in improving the health of Service members and beneficiaries. The purpose of this document is to assist immunization clinics and other healthcare facilities to properly store and handle vaccines.
A Mercury article on how the Continuous Quality Immunization Improvement Process (CQIIP) helps military treatment facilities assess their compliance with the eight immunization standards.
The Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit (May 2014) is a comprehensive resource for providers on vaccine storage and handling recommendations and best practice strategies. It includes considerations for equipment both storage units and thermometers, strategies for maintaining the cold chain, routine storage and handling practices, inventory management and emergency procedures for protecting vaccine inventories.
Author: DHA-IHB
The success of military vaccine programs depends heavily on vaccinators understanding, following, and implementing proper vaccine storage and handling practices to ensure vaccine potency and stability. Military and civilian medical staff that administer immunizations in clinics, medical homes, and other facilities play a critical role in improving the health of Service members and beneficiaries. The purpose of this document is to assist immunization clinics and other healthcare facilities to properly store and handle vaccines.
A Mercury article on how the Continuous Quality Immunization Improvement Process (CQIIP) helps military treatment facilities assess their compliance with the eight immunization standards.