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Issue Number 115            September 28, 1999

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

  1. International Symposium on Combination Vaccines set for February 2000
  2. Conference on Vaccine Research to be held April 30 - May 2, 2000
  3. Sign up early and save! International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease scheduled for April 2000
  4. Mark your calendar! Washington D.C. is home to the 34th National Immunization Conference, July 5-8, 2000
  5. Every Child By Two publishes book on immunization registries

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September 28, 1999
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMBINATION VACCINES SET FOR FEBRUARY 2000

The International Symposium on Combination Vaccines will be held February 2-4, 2000, at the Natcher Conference Center on the campus of the National  Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. According to the conference literature, "the objective of the meeting is to fully explore laboratory, clinical,  and epidemiologic data integral to developing and licensing new safe and effective combination vaccines." 

The symposium is presented by the National Vaccine Program Office and jointly sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug  Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the World Health Organization.

For more information, call (404) 687-6672, or visit: http://www.cdc.gov/od/nvpo/calendar.htm
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September 28, 1999
CONFERENCE ON VACCINE RESEARCH TO BE HELD APRIL 30 - MAY 2, 2000

The 3rd Annual Conference on Vaccine Research will be held in Washington, D.C. from April 30 - May 2, 2000. The conference is sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases in collaboration with the Centers  for Disease Control and Prevention and many other organizations.

For more information about this meeting, please contact Kip Kantelo by phone at (301) 656-0003 x19 or by e-mail at: kkantelo@aol.com or visit: http://www.nfid.org/conferences/vaccine00/
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September 28, 1999
SIGN UP EARLY AND SAVE! INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON VIRAL HEPATITIS AND LIVER DISEASE SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 2000

The 10th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease will be held April 9-13, 2000, in Atlanta, Georgia. This meeting is sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service in collaboration with the World Health Organization and hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To take advantage of the discounted fee offered to early registrants, you must sign up before December 1, 1999.

For more information, please call the Organizing Secretariat at (404) 233-4490 or visit the website (still in development) for the conference at:  http://www.hep2000.com
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September 28, 1999
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! WASHINGTON D.C. IS HOME TO THE 34TH  NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION CONFERENCE, JULY 5-8, 2000

The 34th National Immunization Conference (NIC) may seem to be many months away, but you wouldn't want to miss it, would you? Just mark "NIC, July 5-8, 2000, Washington D.C." on your calendar and you'll have already started to prepare for the biggest immunization conference of the year.

To obtain more information about the conference, contact CDC's National Immunization Program by phone at (404) 639-8225 or by fax at (404) 639-8828 or visit: http://www.cdc.gov/nip/NIC/

IAC EXPRESS will publish updates on registration and agenda when such information becomes available.
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September 28, 1999
EVERY CHILD BY TWO PUBLISHES BOOK ON IMMUNIZATION  REGISTRIES

Every Child By Two (ECBT), the Carter/Bumpers Campaign for Early Immunization, has published a book about immunization registries called "Registries are the Gift of a Lifetime." The book details the benefits registries  bring to providers, health plans, schools, and families.

"Registries are the Gift of a Lifetime" costs $85, and can be ordered by calling ECBT at (202) 783-7035 or by faxing a request to (202) 783-7042. Questions can also be addressed to amy@ecbt.org

 

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