Hawaii’s 2016 Immunization Champion

lchc2bteam2bmember2bchelsea2btadena2bproudly2bwearing2bher2bsusan2bg-2bkomen2bt-shirtCongratulations to Chelsea Tadena from Lanai Community Health Center for being named the CDC’s 2016 Childhood Immunization Champion for Hawaii!  We are so proud of the great work you have done to ensure that the keiki of Lanai stay healthy and disease-free!

 

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HIC Update – April 2016

HIC Update April 2016

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Board Member Publishes HPV Study

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Congrats to Board Member, May Rose Dela Cruz!  We are excited to share May Rose’s recently published article:

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Motivators, Barriers, and Brochure Preferences Among Parents
in Multicultural Hawai‘i: a Qualitative Study

The article provides wonderful insight into the particular challenges and opportunities in increasing HPV immunizations in our local communities.  Check it out!

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“Someone You Love” on April 7

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We are excited to announce that Hawaii Pacific University will be hosting a screening of the powerful HPV documentary, Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, on April 7. The screening is open to all HPU students and staff, and Planned Parenthood volunteers.

For more info, download the HPU Someone You Love Flyer.

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HIC Strategic Plan Released

HIC Strategic Plan Updated 12182015_Page_01The HIC Board recently approved the HIC Strategic Plan for 2016-2020.  Check it out to see how you can join our efforts!

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New Public Service Announcement!

Watch a PSA from our President, Gwen Navarrete-Klapperich!

Mahalo to Olelo Programming for their generosity in making this PSA!

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Vaccine Preventable Cancers

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In January 2016, we were excited to join the inaugural meeting of the Vaccine-Preventable Cancers Workgroup.  We look forward to working with our community partners to reduce cancer by increasing hepatitis B and HPV immunizations!

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HIC Update – Jan 2016

HIC Update Jan 2016

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New Videos Encourage Flu Vaccines

AAP spokesperson Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, FAAP created a series of videos talking about the importance of flu vaccination, who should receive the vaccine and why the flu is dangerous. HealthyChildren.org also has a page discussing these issues and more.

Please share these with parents and provider to ensure our keiki stay healthy!

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Mahalo for Joining Us!

Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic

Thursday, October 22
7:30PM – 8:55PM
Consolidated Theatres Kahala 8

Mahalo to all of our community members, stakeholders, and friends for joining us for the one-time screening of this powerful documentary about five women whose lives have been changed forever by the human papillomavirus (HPV).  See more on our Events page.

Please continue to raise awareness in our local communities by sharing the video above, and by reaching out to us at hicimmunizehawaii@gmail.com.

This event is sponsored by the Hawaii Immunization Coalition and powered by Tugg. It is made possible through generous donations from the following organizations:
• Hawaii Department of Health Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
• Honolulu County Committee on the Status of Women

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