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Who is adolescent vaxnations?

Who is adolescent vaxnations?

A growing network of advocates from around the world who are passionate about adolescent health and dedicated to reducing the risk of vaccine-preventable disease through education, collaboration and partnership.

WHY IS THIS INITIATIVE IMPORTANT?

Progress is being made to improve adolescent health by HELPING PROTECT ADOLESCENTS AGAINST VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES; however, immunization coverage remains a challenge in many countries. MORE CAN BE DONE. By focusing attention and inspiring action, we can help better protect adolescents now and in the future, and prepare them to take ownership of their personal health.

Doctor discussing vaccination with parent.
Engage your patients

Engage

Bringing together people with different experiences and perspectives to share ideas and facilitate action.

Doctor providing information to parent and adolescent
Inform your patients

Inform

Educating parents and adolescents so they can make well-informed immunization decisions.

Smiling Doctor
Help Protect your Patients

Help Protect

Overcoming barriers to immunizing adolescents against vaccine-preventable diseases.

PARTICIPANTS
Leadership Council & Advancing Adolescent Health Forums

Scientific, medical and patient advocacy leaders from across the globe who share a passion for – and deep commitment to – adolescent health. this is for review purpose.

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EVENTS
November, 2016Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A.

The Advancing Adolescent Health Leadership Council met in November 2016 in Charlotte, NC.

May, 2017Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Advancing Adolescent Health Spring Forum met in May 2017 in Amsterdam.

September, 2017Lisbon, Portugal

The Advancing Adolescent Health Fall Forum, held in September 2017 in Lisbon.

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The imperative to engage a wide range of key stakeholders – beyond healthcare providers – was identified by the Leadership Council early in the formation of Adolescent VaxNations.

POSITION STATEMENT

Advancing Adolescent Health Spring Forum Position Statement

This Position Statement is a summary of the considerations and recommendations that emerged from the Advancing Adolescent Health Spring Forum, held in May 2017 in Amsterdam. It includes a Call to Action for improving adolescent immunization coverage.

“Vaccination during adolescence is the best investment in health, the best investment in prevention…but mainly, it’s an investment in the promotion of health for the next generation.”

– Dr. Evelyn Eisenstein

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Vaccination during adolescence is the best investment in health, the best investment in prevention…but mainly, it’s an investment in the promotion of health for the next generation."

–Evelyn Eisenstein, MD, Dr. Sc

University of the

State of Rio de Jenerio, Brazil

UNITY CONSORTIUM SURVEY

Unity survey was supported by Pfizer, Inc., a member of Unity Consortium. The survey was conducted online by Harris Poll in 2016/2017 among 1,356 teens ages 13-18, 1,365 parents of teens, 937 primary care physicians and 280 pharmacists in the US, Canada, Germany and Portugal.  

For complete survey methodology, please contact
Unity at [email protected].

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