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AN AFRICAN HEADING THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE AFRICAN CHILD

By Liz Busisa

Africa has, once again, one of its very own heading one of the largest organizations in the world on matters health. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, an Ethiopian, is the new head of the World Health Organization (WHO). 418 more words

Children

UBC study finds children of anti-vaccination parents face harsher judgement

VANCOUVER – Children who aren’t vaccinated face harsher judgment than their parents who refused immunization, says a study examining attitudes involving a contentious public health issue for which Canada lacks a… 609 more words

News

Doctors Worry As Texas Lawmakers OK Vaccine Restrictions

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas would restrict emergency immunizations given to children removed from troubled homes under legislation that worries doctors and is a victory for vaccination opponents. 122 more words

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DR Mission Trip Update

Wow, has the time flown by. It seems like yesterday that I made the decision to go on this trip and now we are almost a month before the trip.   230 more words

Missions

Private insurance

The Health Department is now able to accept private insurance.  Contact our office at 573-642-6881 to set up an appointment to get your vaccines and not have to go to the doctors office. 108 more words

Preparedness

I'm so pleased the injections have stopped until Emily turns 1

Thank God Emily doesn’t have any more bloody injections until she turns a year old. Honestly the first year of their lives, you’re told how difficult it can be, that relationships can really be tested and that it will get better, but sometimes, it can be so difficult, but like childbirth, most of it becomes a distant memory. 349 more words

Baby Baby

Nursing and vaccines: Two good things, great together

The Pediatric Insider

© 2017 Roy Benaroch, MD

Stefanie wrote in:

My question is related to the MMR vaccine. Would it be better to stop breastfeeding at 11 months and then get the MMR 1st shot vaccine at 12 months?

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