Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Audience: general public, health professionals and government agencies
The Health Protection Agency web site includes vaccine coverage statistics for the United Kingdom, and immunization-related guidelines and training resources for health professionals. Disease-specific pages provide information on vaccine-preventable diseases.
The HPA is a national organization for England and Wales dedicated to protecting people's health and reducing the impact of infectious diseases, chemical hazards, poisons and radiation hazards. It brings together the expertise of health and scientific professionals working in public health, communicable disease, emergency planning, infection control, laboratories, poisons, chemical, and radiation hazards.
All pages on the HPA web site are reviewed regularly, with disease-specific pages updated as necessary (usually several times a year).
Date of primary evaluation: May 2004
Date of most recent evaluation: February 2010