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North Carolina Immunization Coalition

North Carolina Immunization Coalition

Raleigh, North Carolina

The North Carolina Immunization Coalition is a statewide network that coordinates and supports efforts to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with vaccine-preventable diseases. The N.C. Immunization Branch is a member of North Carolina Immunization Coalition (NCIC), which includes representatives from various organizations including:

  • Child advocate organizations
  • Health insurance companies
  • Local health departments
  • Minority advocate organizations
  • The North Carolina Division of Public Health
  • North Carolina programs related to health and aging
  • Medical professionals associations
  • Physicians
  • Pharmacies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Senior advocate organizations
  • Universities

How We Work Together

In 2013 Vaccine Ambassadors became members of the NCIC. Vaccines Ambassadors works with the NCIC and its partners to address local and global needs regarding immunization services. The group shares educational and scientific information on issues relating to infectious diseases and immunizations. In 2014, Vaccine Ambassadors, NCIC, and the Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators (DISI) collaborated on a project to identify immunization coverage by North Carolina counties (100), recommended strategies for healthcare providers to increase immunization rates, and developed a database generator tool, which created a snapshot of county immunization data presented in a graphic format.

For more informational visit, http://www.immunize.nc.gov/providers/ncic.htm </p