Note to Editors: The recommended adult immunization
schedule is available upon request.
A pregnant woman who has HIV with a CD4 count <200, or has a weakened immune system from an organ transplant or a similar condition, is a candidate for certain vaccines based on the Adult Immunization
Schedule (Figure 2, page 23).
Changes in the 2017 adult immunization
schedule from the previous year's schedule include new or revised ACIP recommendations for influenza, human papillomavirus, hepatitis B, and meningococcal vaccines:
The National Adult Immunization
Plan explains the importance of adult vaccinations, measures progress and informs future efforts," said HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH.
21) Accurate tracking of adult immunizations
in a registry provides a complete record and is essential to improving adult immunization
rates, (22) as does the use of chart notes, computerized alerts, checklists, and other tools that remind health care providers when patients are due for vaccinations.
1990) Health objectives for the nation public health burden of vaccine preventable diseases among adults: standards for adult immunization
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) recommended adult immunization
schedule, including a Medical Indications Schedule and the Contraindications and Precautions Table, is available at www.
Health protection and communicable disease control department is planning to conduct a national survey to assess adult immunization
programme in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation and Primary Health Care Corporation.
2012: politics, process and progress.
rates lag behind national goals.
efforts have been underfunded and overlooked throughout all levels of the public and private health sectors.
Revised recommendations for human papillomavirus vaccination--including a permissive recommendation for young men--are part of the newly issued 2010 adult immunization
schedule from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.