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  • National Immunisation Programme Essay

    health.gov.au, 2015) to 99.6% (assuming 78% of objectors and 100% of those under vaccinated will immunise). To help reach these levels the government will invest $26 million into programs to encourage immunisation, improving vaccine registers, incentives to doctors to target the unimmunised and running an information campaign. In order to protect the entire population it is calculated that 95% of people must be vaccinated. By the government implementing these reforms and increasing the immunisation rates to help eradicate communicable disease, which is in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) strategy of global eradication of Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) where by 2020 to achieve a minimum of 95% immunisation coverage and to then establish a target date for the global eradication of rubella and CRS (Congenital Rubella Syndrome) (WHO, 2012), the benefit to the community is greater than the benefit to the…

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  • Vaccination Conundrum Research Paper

    (CDC, 2014) Prevalence of autism in U.S. children increased by 119.4 percent from 2000 (1 in 150) to 2010 (1 in 68). (CDC, 2014) Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability. (CDC, 2008) Autism Theory The MMR-autism theory came to the forefront when, in 1998, Wakefield and colleagues reviewed reports of children with bowel disease and regressive developmental disorders. The researchers suggested that MMR vaccination led to intestinal abnormalities, resulting in impaired intestinal…

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  • Why Is Vaccination Necessary

    the disease from forming. Vaccinations have lowered the risk of getting a disease, but the disease is still there and if vaccinations were stopped, it would have immediate effects. For example, “Great Britain, Sweden, And Japan-cut back the use of pertussis vaccine…The effect was dramatic and immediate” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Other countries have diseases too that can be brought back to the U.S., so diseases are always around us no matter where we are. There are even…

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  • The Mumps Research Paper

    The mumps are a highly contagious infection mostly seen in small children or young adults and during the 60’s the mumps were taking over everyone that got in their path. It wasn’t until March 30 of 1967 that there was finally a working cure, made by Maurice Hilleman and a group scientist, the very first working mumps vaccination was introduced to the people and to hospitals worldwide. After the mumps vaccine, HIlleman want to create another vaccine to help many more people and that new vaccine…

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  • Childhood Vaccine Pros And Cons

    population have reduced or eliminated the effects of diseases. A little more than a century ago, the U.S. infant mortality rate was a staggering 20 percent, and the childhood mortality rate before age five was another disconcerting 20 percent. Infectious diseases such as measles, diphtheria, smallpox, and pertussis topped the list of childhood killers (Stern and Markel).Thankfully due to the effectiveness and success of vaccines many countries do not see any of those disease today, nor the…

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  • Hepatitis Vaccination Case Study

    Jay Carlos and his wife Leigh owned homes for those with developmental disabilities of mild to moderate levels for 15 years. They were in the process of beginning a third home when OSHA visited their facility. The visit was not a planned visit and the OSHA inspector asked to audit the procedures set in place for blood-borne pathogen and employee hepatitis vaccination strategies. The company policy implemented was to vaccinate residents already admitted and requiring that any residents applying…

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  • Written Assignment: MMR Vaccine

    APA Written Assignment: MMR Vaccine Healthy People 2020 is a report created by the Surgeon General that focuses on wide-spread, “health promotion and disease prevention (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, n.d.).” One of the major goals Healthy People 2020 specifics is, “increasing immunizations and reducing preventable infectious diseases (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, n.d.).” In regards to this goal, one of the major vaccinations seeing a drastic decrease…

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  • Outbreak Analysis: Measles Outbreak

    twenty-one days.The first to appear are high fever, cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis. Two to three days after the symptoms start, Koplick spots appear. Three to five days after symptoms appear, a rash develops starting on the face and working down the body. Measles can be spread from four days before and four days after the rash appears (CDC, Measles, 2015). Measles affected residents in eight states, Canada, and Mexico. No specific date was listed as to when the cases in Mexico and Canada…

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  • Five Family Values

    A congenital disorder is a birth defect or is a condition that exists at or before birth regardless of cause. (Boston’s Children’s Hospital, n.d) An example of this disorder would be Down syndrome. This population group would be difficult for me to work with because of a lack of understanding. The challenge in working with this particular population would be the lack of communication, which would hinder how much help I would be able to provide. Although it would be difficult, as a Generalist…

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  • Solving Problems In Kyle Maynard's No Excuses

    According to the Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health (covering Infancy through Adolescence), an estimated one in 2,000 babies is born with all or part of a limb missing. The condition described in these statistics is known as congenital amputation, and covers everything from missing toes to missing limbs such as legs and feet. The book No Excuses tells of the life of the author, Kyle Maynard, and his battle with the limitations of his body. He is a congenital amputee who was born without both…

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