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Adolescent Reproductive Healthcare CME Conference
 

 

Your chapter is holding this conference on July 26, 2014 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. There are 7.5 CME or CEU units available for the conference.

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Who's Hungry is a project of California Chapter 1, 
American Academy of Pediatrics and is focused on raising attention to the issue of childhood hunger. 
Chapter 1 members in the San Francisco area will receive a copy of the poster to put in their offices. The remaining counties will also receive local information on posters in the near future.
Special thanks to Lucy Crain, Rhea Boyd and the Advocacy Committee for their efforts to bring this important message about food insecurity to the public. 
For more information please contact 
Wendy Hilberman at aapwendyh@gmail.com 

 

 


Chapter 1 HPV Video now available for EQUIPP module
. The title of the EQUIPP module is: "Immunizations: Improving Your Practice Rates". This module contains the HPV information for EQUIPP.

To view video and sign up for FREE (for AAP members) EQUIPP click here 

Campaign to Increase HPV Vaccination Rate and Reduce HPV-Related Cancers

 
     Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is cancer prevention. However, HPV vaccine is underutilized in the  United States, despite the overwhelming evidence of its safety and effectiveness. While vaccination rates continue to improve for the other adolescent vaccines, HPV vaccination rates have not.  
The goal of the You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention campaign is to increase HPV vaccination  
rates and reduce HPV-related cancers. This webpage contains information and resources for providers to  use to increase HPV vaccination rates.  
                                   
     California Chapter 1 HPV Vaccination Initiative  
In 2014, California Chapter 1, AAP was selected by the CDC via the National AAP to develop effective  
and innovative programs to increase HPV vaccine coverage. To this end, CC1, AAP has  
produced a webinar outlining how you can increase HPV vaccination rates by learning more about its  
importance in preventing cancer in young people. The video is now available and instructions on how to sign up for EQUIPP are included with the video.
     
     Your participation is welcome! For more information please contact: Wendy Hilberman at  
aapwendyh@gmail.com or phone at 707-486-5648.  
 
INFECTIOUS DISEASE ALERT:
The California and San Francisco Departments of Public Health have information on Pertussis guidance. Click for
info 

 

BOARD FOCUSES ON IMPROVING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY:
   At the September Board meeting your Board of Directors voted to focus the chapter's advocacy efforts and community projects on improving the health and well-being of children in Northern California who are  currently living in poverty. Special focus will be given to food insecurity issues. The Board will provide updates on their plan to address this serious problem within our chapter and would welcome your suggestions, resources and participation. Contact the chapter office if you wish to volunteer for this endeavor: aapbev@sbcglobal.net

Resources: Poverty Statistics by County and article on Childhood Poverty 

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