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Wednesday, May 12, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

D7: Creative Partnerships to Increase Childhood Immunization Rates in Targeted Communities

Presenters in this workshop will discuss ways to foster communication and develop partnering and outreach strategies to improve immunization rates and/or documentation in targeted communities.
Learning Objectives: After attending this workshop, participants should be able to describe the importance of building upon the partnerships from within their communities.

Moderator:Valerie Robinson
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMCoalition Building: Developing a Local School and Office Nurse Alliance (SCONA)
Kathleen Marker, Judith A. Grace, Amy Wishner
2:30 PMWashington State Tribal Immunization Project
Katherine Harris-Wollburg, M. Patricia DeHart, Ros Aarthun, Paul C. Gardipee, Michelle Hofmann
2:45 PMImpact of the Health Rescue Promotora Project on immunization coverage of young children in Central and South Los Angeles
Nidhi M. Nakra, Leticia Ibarra, Dulmini Kodagoda, Melissa Ely-Moore, Cheri Todoroff, Nancy Ibrahim
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC