NFID


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NFID

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Website: www.nfid.org
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This news conference is sponsored by NFID and is supported, in part, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MedStar Visiting Nurse Association and through unrestricted educational grants from Alere, Inc.
So, taking a tip from the NFID (2008a), "You take care of everyone else.
This news conference is sponsored by NFID and is supported, in part, by CDC, MedStar Visiting Nurse Association, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and through unrestricted educational grants from AstraZeneca, BD Medical, bioCSL, Genentech, GOJO Industries, Merck & Co.
Frieden set an example by getting his flu shot live during the press conference, which was sponsored by the NFID.
GOJO, which provided support for the NFID news conference, provides information and education on its GOJO website to help businesses promote hand hygiene as a wellness initiative at www.
Rehm noted that 57% of physicians reported in the NFID survey that they didn't have adequate time to discuss vaccination during hurried office visits.
Working with NFID and Families Fighting Flu and through ongoing efforts with the medical community and government agencies, we'll continue to arm the public with the information they need to protect themselves," said Kermit Crawford, Walgreens president of pharmacy services.
It was supported in part by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and by unrestricted educational grants to the NFID from Flu Vaccine Business Practices Initiative (c/o HIDA), Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, MedImmune, Merck and Co.
Rehm, MD, NFID medical director, "It's important that teens and those who care for them better understand how their behaviors impact health into adulthood, and that we enable adolescents, their parents, and their healthcare professionals to focus on the value of addressing disease prevention at an early age.
REHM is medical director of NFID and vice chair of the department of infectious diseases at the Cleveland Clinic.
NFID endorses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) "Take 3" Actions to Fight the Flu: 1) take the time to get an annual flu vaccine, 2) take everyday preventative actions to stop the spread of viruses and 3) take antiviral medicines if your doctor prescribes them.
Although large-scale educational efforts are undertaken by the CDC, NFID, professional medical societies and others, individual health care professionals must recognize their role and embrace it.