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Hepatitis B Birth Dose

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Hepatitis B Birth Dose

Adoption - International
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Hepatitis B: What Hospitals Need to Do to Protect Newborns
Comprehensive guidebook provides essential resources for administering hepatitis B vaccine at birth [Released July 2013]
Do you qualify for the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll? If so, apply today.
Flyer provides information about applying for the honor roll (color version) [#P2205]
Do you qualify for the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll? If so, apply today.
Flyer provides information about applying for the honor roll (B&W version) [#P2206]
Guidance for developing admission orders in labor & delivery and newborn units to prevent hepatitis B virus transmission
For HBsAg screening in labor and delivery units and hepatitis B immunization in newborn nurseries [#P2130]
Give the birth dose...hepatitis B vaccine at birth saves lives!
Open letter from IAC urging the following organizations to support the birth dose: ACIP, AAP, ACOG, NMA, National Asian Pacific Islander Task Force on Hepatitis B Prevention, AHA by Deborah L. Wexler, MD, Executive Director, Immunization Action Coalition [#P2125]
Hepatitis B shots are recommended for all new babies
Brochure for parents of newborns [#P4110]
Languages:
SPANISH
ARABIC
CHINESE
FRENCH
KOREAN
TURKISH
VIETNAMESE
Hospitals and doctors sued for failing to protect newborns from HBV transmission
Rundown of cases [#P2061]
Medical errors put infants at risk for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
Rundown of six cases [#P2128]
Questions frequently asked about hepatitis B
Four pages of commonly asked questions [#P4090]
Language:
SPANISH
Sample text for developing admission orders in newborn units for the hepatitis B vaccine birth dose
This document gives sample text for admission orders for hepatitis B vaccine birth dose in a newborn nursery [#P2131]
States report hundreds of medical errors in perinatal hepatitis B prevention
Results from IAC's surveys [#P2062]
Summary of recommendations for child/teen immunization
Four-page reference table on appropriate use, scheduling, and contraindications of childhood vaccines [#P2010]
Two more infants chronically infected with hepatitis B virus...the medical errors continue
Summary of cases [#P2127]
Unprotected infant dies of fulminant hepatitis B
Summary of cases [#P2126]
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