American Academy of Pediatrics gets $1.5 million federal grant

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 7/26/2016 10:05 AM

The Elk Grove Village-based American Academy of Pediatrics has been awarded $1,499,999 in federal funding to help improve immunization practices for children in America. The funding is expected to be used for updating the public health organization's information technology infrastructure and expanding immunization delivery partnerships to help protect against vaccine-preventable diseases.

The grant was announced by congresswoman Tammy Duckworth. The funding comes through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Improving Immunization Rates and Enhancing Disease Prevention through Partnerships with Providers grant program.

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