The American Academy
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) activities and
programs are funded through a wide variety of sources
including membership dues, revenues from continuing
medical education activities and publications, and
unrestricted educational grants from individuals,
foundations, corporations, and government. All funding
is received with the strict understanding that the
Academy has total control over the content, editorial
policies and presentation of its programs, activities
The Children's Vaccine Program
The Children's Vaccine
Program at PATH aims to significantly reduce the time it
takes for vaccines to reach children living in poor
countries. More than two million children die each year
from diseases that these vaccines could prevent.
Immunization Action Coalition
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services. The coalition also facilitates communication about the safety, efficacy, and use of vaccines within the broad community of patients, parents, health care organizations, and government health agencies that share an interest in immunization. IAC receives financial support from a variety of sources, including individual member contributions, the federal government, professional organizations, and unrestricted educational grants from pharmaceutical companies.
National Network for
The National Network for Immunization
Information is a special project of the Infectious
Diseases Society of America, the Pediatric Infectious
Diseases Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics and
the American Nurses Association. It is currently
supported by a grant from the Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation. As a criterion for funding,
it is not permitted to accept project funds from
Parents of Kids with
Infectious Diseases (PKIDs)
PKIDs is a parent group whose highest priority is to
seek the best care for their own children and to prevent
other children from being harmed by infectious diseases.
PKIDs is funded by parents, individuals, corporations,
foundations and unrestricted
grants from pharmaceutical companies.
The Vaccine Education Center
at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was formed to provide accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information about childhood vaccines, and the diseases they prevent, to parents and healthcare professionals. The Center is funded by the Henle Chair for Immunologic and Infectious Diseases from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Toys R Us Children's Fund and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation. The Center does not accept support from pharmaceutical companies.
The Vaccine Page
The Vaccine Page is a source
of daily news on vaccines from multiple sources and an
annotated database of links to vaccine information. The
database is a collection of over 2,000 sites for adults
and teenagers, parents, practitioners and researchers,
plus official country websites. It is partially funded
by the Children's
Vaccine Program at Path and partially by UniScience
News Net, Inc.