Useful Websites

Irish Websites

Health Protection Surveillance Centre - Information on vaccine preventable diseases available at www.hpsc.ie/hpsc/A-Z/VaccinePreventable

Meningitis information for parents www.meningitis.org

HSE and GP sites can order vaccines online from www.ordervaccines.ie

Details of vaccines available from the cold chain available from www.hpra.ie

Science and Technology in Action (student and teacher information) - Edition 10 - Pertussis, Edition 9 - HPV, Edition 7 - Influenza (flu), Edition 6 - Measles, Edition 5 - Beating Mumps, Edition 4 - The MMR Vaccine.

Order information materials from www.healthpromotion.ie

 

International Websites

World Health Organization (WHO) - Available at www.who.int

International travel and health is a WHO publication is a reference book for doctors and nurses, giving health advice. - Available at www.who.int (external link)

EU

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control http://ecdc.europa.eu

 

United Kingdom

Health information provided by the NHS (Scotland), www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk

Immunisation for life (NHS) National Health Service, www.immunisation.nhs.uk (Recommended to open using Internet Explorer browser)

The Meningitis research foundation www.meningitis.org

The National Meningitis Trust www.meningitis-trust.org

 

USA

Parents guide to childhood immunization (CDC) Centers for disease control and prevention
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/parents-guide/default.htm

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine - Preventable Diseases. The Pink Book 12th Edition May 2012.
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/index.html

Australia

Understanding Childhood immunisation ,immunise Australia Programme, www.immunise.health.gov.au

 This page was updated on 11/12/2014