Medical Examination After Arrival
The varied geographic origins of internationally adopted infants and children, their unknown backgrounds before adoption (including parental history and living circumstances), and the inadequacy of health care in many developing countries make appropriate medical evaluation of international... How FDA Works to Ensure Vaccine Safety
The gasping for breath and desperate hacking of whooping cough. The iron lungs and braces of polio. Birth defects from rubella. For many people today, those signs of terrible diseases are the stuff of history books, thanks to vaccines. But the rare case of vaccine-associated polio or the death of... International Adoption - Haiti
DISCLAIMER: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign legal counsel. PLEASE NOTE: Prospective adoptive... The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Vote to Recommend Influenza Vaccination for Childre
CDC Press Release The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) today (October 15, 2003) voted to recommend that children 6 to 23 months of age be vaccinated annually against influenza. The ACIP recommended this change be implemented in the fall of 2004. The ACIP had previously...
NSW govt welcomes anti-vaccine group name
The Australian Vaccination Network has changed its name after NSW Fair Trading received complaints it was misleading. Vaccination opponents sceptical
CONTROVERSIAL anti-vaccination group Australian Vaccination Network has changed its misleading name after a tribunal order. Vaccination Messages May Backfire, Study Finds
Although public health researchers have worked to counter misinformation about vaccines and raise vaccination rates, a number of the methods they are using may be ineffective, according to a new study. Surveying 1,759 parents, researchers found that while they were able to teach parents that the... How Peer Pressure Explains Vaccination Rates
In a purely rational world, vaccination rates would vacillate constantly depending on how much people fear getting sick. But now, scientists have added in the missing puzzle piece that explains why vaccination rates stay high in the real world
August 11, 2011, 9:24 pm
As adoptive parents, we promise to love children as our own. We take on their history and their heritage, as well as their future. As you're waiting for a MOWCYA letter or waiting to take your Ethiopian child to visit his or her birth country some day, millions of Ethiopians and their neighbors... Profound Responsibility
November 13, 2011, 2:47 pm
This week we will finish our final steps in licensing renewal: We'll have our fire inspection and we'll take our SIDS/Shaken Baby training for this year. The fire inspection should go fine; my only concern is that I realize we've not had a fire drill in ages. Maybe after nap time... Prickly Paperwork Possibilities
October 2, 2011, 5:50 pm
Paperwork . It's such an innocuous word -- and yet a foster parent can shrivel at the thought of it. So what's a parent to do?
First, let's face facts. If the state is going to remove a child from his or her parent and place them in another home, that act is going to necessitate a lot of...
Canine Influenza - Merck Animal Health
25.9% of facilities require CIV vaccination 22.3% can't require CIV vaccination due to local unavailability* 43.3% of the pet care facilities' local vets offer CIV vaccine
Reflection and action on vaccination
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Schedule for Puppy Visits - Mt. Tabor Veterinary Care
8 weeks: Comprehensive Physical Exam and Consultation: 72: DAP #1 (Distemper-Adenovirus-Parvo) Vaccination: 27: Bordetella (Kennel Cough) Vaccination: 22