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As a pediatrician, you can play an important role in issues around global immunizations.

“Pediatricians should support global immunization to reduce the risk of disease, disability, and death from vaccine-preventable diseases in children living in other countries as well as reducing the risk that these infectious agents will be imported back to the United States and cause outbreaks.”
-- Dr. Walter Orenstein, MD, FAAP

  • Become an AAP Global Immunizations Champion by contacting the AAP
  • Talk about global immunization issues with patients who will be travelling, and ensure they are current on recommended vaccines
  • Reach out to local or national campaigns or organizations which address global immunization issues 
  • Use tools provided by AAP to become an advocate in your practice, community, state, and nation
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