It’s flu season! To kick off National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) and to help you learn more about how to prevent the flu, we talk with William Schaffner, M.D., medical director at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for his expert insights.
Last week was International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), an annual campaign that “raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety.” We recently released new resources that emphasize the importance of vaccines, including a “truth teller” fact sheet that dispels falsehoods about vaccines by providing accurate facts.
To promote the importance of vaccination among older adults, the Alliance for Aging Research in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) has launched the Our Best Shot awareness campaign.
The Alliance has joined with more than 90 national organizations in urging the Senate to ensure Secretary of HHS nominee Tom Price, M.D., is committed to protecting U.S. citizens from vaccine preventable diseases.
It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) – a national awareness week established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that focuses on the importance of the flu vaccine. We recognize the importance of vaccines, check out some of our listed resources to learn more!
The Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition hosted its second annual meeting with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leaders and leading scientists, industry representatives, and advocates to discuss developments and advances in clinical research and treatment of sarcopenia in Bethesda, Md.
Today is Public Health Thank You Day (PHTYD)! We’ve partnered with Research!America and leading public health organizations to recognize public health professionals who protect our health and safety daily.
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