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Artwork and Photographic Images Related to Immunization

Canadian Immunization Awareness Program

The Canadian National Immunization Poster Competition, open to sixth grade students across Canada, is organized every two years by Health Canada's Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control in partnership with the Canadian Immunization Awareness Program.

All winning posters can be viewed (and downloaded) at the CIAP website at

National Library of Medicine

The Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) database is a catalog of the prints and photographs collection of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The purpose of the database is to assist users in finding illustrative material for private study, scholarship, and research. The NLM does not own the copyright to the images in the database and it is the responsibility of anyone using the database, or ordering reproductions based on information in it, to ensure that use of this material is in compliance with the U. S. Copyright law.


Immunization Action Coalition

The Immunization Action Coalition has two posters available for downloading:

IAC superheroes poster
IAC superheroes coloring page

Public Health Image Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's Public Health Image Library contains many images related to vaccine-preventable diseases, including photos of afflicted individuals, historical photographs, photomicrographs, and charts. This photo is an aerial view of a crowd in San Antonio, Texas, awaiting polio immunization in 1962.

Search by keyword. Most of the images in the collection are in the public domain. If you look directly beneath the image you will see a fair use statement that tells you if the image is public domain or copyright protected.

Immunization Action Coalition

The Immunization Action Coalition offers an extensive collection of photographs related to vaccine-preventable diseases. These photos are collected with permission from many sources around the world. Citations for each image indicate whether it can be used without obtaining further permission.

James Li, MD, photographed the Kenyan orphan girl with polio shown in this picture. The picture is available courtesy of Remote Medicine.

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This page was updated on June 25, 2007

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