Websites containing quality and reliable health information can provide people interested in oncology with valuable support and resources. You can follow the updates and news of these sites easily with RSS as described in this video.
If you don't want to learn how to use RSS, PeRSSonalized Vaccination, a free, simple, multi-lingual Webicina service that features the latest news of the most relevant social media resources focusing on medical conditions and specialties, is created for you.
This video shows how it works:
You can also insert the term "vaccination" into the custom Pubmed feed box, and you will receive the latest peer-reviewed articles focusing on vaccination automatically.
We collected the best sites focusing on vaccination-related support and information below. Please let us know if you have suggestions.
Description: "Vaccines.gov is the federal gateway to information on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. Vaccines.gov provides resources from federal agencies for the general public and their communities about vaccines across the lifespan."
Quality: "The National Vaccine Program Office in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for coordinating the information and portal access afforded by Vaccines.gov."
Description: "Flu.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. Government seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird), and pandemic flu information. Flu.gov aims to educate and guide: the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems and local communities."
Quality: "A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services."
Description: "GAVI is a public-private partnership focused on saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries."
Quality: "In January 2000, with global immunisation rates stagnating, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) was launched to fund vaccines for children in the world's 70 poorest countries. Its mission: to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in the world’s poorest countries"
Description: "ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world. Now with more than 3 million monthly visitors, ScienceDaily generates nearly 15 million page views a month and is steadily growing in its global audience."
Description: "One Shot, One Life. Vaccine facts and news magazine."
Quality: "The Vaccine Times is a quarterly publication, and a website, for parents, by parents. The goal of The Vaccine Times is to make science-based vaccine information available for inquiring parents, in a manner that is accessible to the layperson, which the creators of the site themselves are."
Description: "Vaccine News Daily providing up-to-date information on vaccines and communicable diseases to help scientists, government officials, and the general public stay abreast of current concerns and new developme."
Quality: Founded in October 2009, Vaccine News Daily (VND) is an Internet-based newswire dedicated to 24/7 coverage of communicable diseases and vaccine development.
Description: Vaccines Today is an online platform for discussing vaccines and vaccination.
Quality: Strives to provide an interactive forum for debate as well as serving as a source of reliable information produced by an editor in consultation with an editorial board comprised of executives and experts from several EVM companies (GSK Biologicals, Sanofi Pasteur, Crucell, Novartis Vaccines, Baxter AG, Abbott, MSD, and Sanofi Pasteur-MSD)."
Description: "For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. We are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people."
Quality: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. It is also accredited by HONcode.
Description: "Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. After a simple, 1-time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers you the specialty site that best fits your profile. You can also change your Medscape homepage to any of our other specialty and profession sites at any time."
Delicious is a social bookmarking service that allows users to tag, save, manage and share web pages from a centralized source. With emphasis on the power of the community, Delicious greatly improves how people discover, remember and share on the Internet.
Diigo: If you browse or read a lot on the web, we believe you will find Diigo indispensable. Diigo is two services in one -- it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand, and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other.
Click here to see all the vaccination-related sites submitted on Diigo.com.