During National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), NACCHO partnered with Every Child By Two to host a webinar that highlighted the 2018 State of the ImmUnion report and promoted the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. The special report examines how strong the nation’s defenses are against vaccine-preventable diseases and what can be done to make our ImmUnion stronger and more resilient in the face of emerging health threats. The webinar dicussed:
- The successes of vaccines;
- The economic and societal savings incurred from vaccines;
- Vaccine-preventable disease challenges facing the public health system; and
- Key areas of focus to achieve optimal protection against vaccine-preventable diseases.