Useful Websites

Irish Websites

Health Protection Surveillance Centre - Information on vaccine preventable diseases available at www.hpsc.ie/hpsc/A-Z/VaccinePreventable

Meningitis information for parents www.meningitis.org

HSE and GP sites can order vaccines online from www.ordervaccines.ie

Details of vaccines available from the cold chain available from www.hpra.ie

Science and Technology in Action (student and teacher information) - Edition 12 - HPV, Edition 11 - Meningococcal diseaseEdition 10 - Pertussis, Edition 9 - HPV, Edition 7 - Influenza (flu), Edition 6 - Measles, Edition 5 - Beating Mumps, Edition 4 - The MMR Vaccine.

Order information materials from www.healthpromotion.ie

 

International Websites

World Health Organization (WHO) - Available at www.who.int

International travel and health is a WHO publication is a reference book for doctors and nurses, giving health advice. - Available at www.who.int 

PATHs Vaccine Resource Library http://www.path.org/vaccineresources/

EU

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control http://ecdc.europa.eu

Vaccines Today http://www.vaccinestoday.eu/

United Kingdom

Immunisation Scotland (of the NHS in Scotland) http://www.immunisationscotland.org.uk/

NHS Choices - Immunisation Information http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/vaccination-schedule-age-checklist.aspx

Public Health England - Immunisation Section https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immunisation

The Meningitis research foundation www.meningitis.org

The National Meningitis Trust www.meningitis-trust.org

The Vaccine Knowledge Project http://vk.ovg.ox.ac.uk/

 

USA

Childhood Immunization Support Program (CISP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) http://www.aap.org/immunization

Parents guide to childhood immunization (CDC) Centers for disease control and prevention
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/parents-guide/default.htm

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine - Preventable Diseases. The Pink Book 12th Edition May 2012.
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/index.html

CDC Information about vaccine safety https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/index.html

The History of Vaccines  http://www.historyofvaccines.org/

Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health http://www.vaccinesafety.edu/

Immunization Action Coalition - For Healthcare Professionals http://www.immunize.org/

Immunization Action Coalition - For the Public http://www.vaccineinformation.org/

Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/topics/immunization-vaccines.html

Immunize Canada https://immunize.ca/

Caring for Kids (CfK), Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/

Australia

Understanding Childhood immunisation ,immunise Australia Programme, www.immunise.health.gov.au

Northern Rivers Vaccination Supporters http://nrvs.info/

National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases (NCIRS) http://www.ncirs.edu.au/

New Zealand

Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) http://www.immune.org.nz/

 This page was updated on 10 October 2017