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Upcoming: Institute of Medicine Workshop in Seattle

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will be holding a one-day workshop called H1N1 Vaccination Campaigns: Integrated Communication, Distribution, and Administration Strategies. This workshop is an opportunity for participants to discuss efforts to distribute and administer the H1N1 vaccine and to identify strategies to improve future emergency vaccination programs.

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will be holding a one-day workshop called H1N1 Vaccination Campaigns: Integrated Communication, Distribution, and Administration Strategies. It will be held on May 11, 2010 and begins at 8:30 a.m.

This workshop is an opportunity for participants to discuss efforts to distribute and administer the H1N1 vaccine and to identify strategies to improve future emergency vaccination programs.

A diverse audience is encouraged to attend, including federal, tribal, state, and local public health officials; national provider associations and healthcare providers, including pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, EMS providers; healthcare administrators; community organizations; pharmacies; and health insurers.

The workshop will be held at the Alexis Hotel at 1007 First Avenue, Seattle, Washington in the Grand Parlor meeting room.

For more information or to register for this meeting, please visit IOM at: http://iom.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Activities/PublicHealth/MedPrep/2010-MAY-11.aspx.

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