Kids Boost Immunity

Kids Boost Immunity (KBI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) created by the Public Health Agency of Canada, the BC Ministry of Health, the Public Health Association of British Columbia, and the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).1) It provides “educational materials” regarding vaccines to teachers and health professionals, which then allow a student to attempt to earn a vaccine donation by passing quizzes. The group operates in Canada, Ireland and Scotland.2)

Funding and Partnerships

In addition to its founding organizations, KBI is partnered with and/or funded by many public health organizations and pharmaceutical companies.3)

Banks and Financial Companies

  • Canadian Scholarship Trust Plan

Insurance Companies

  • Pacific Blue Cross

Non-Governmental Organizations

  • AntibioticWise
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
  • Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF)
  • Defining Moments Canada
  • Immunize BC
  • ThinkYoung
  • Trottier Family Foundation
  • Vaccine Evaluation Centre (British Columbia)

Pharmaceutical Companies

Public Health Authorities

  • Provincial Infection Control Network of British Columbia (PICNet)
  • Public Health Scotland
  • Health Service Executive Ireland

Supra-Governmental Organizations

Technology Companies

Kids Boost Immunity is also a member of the Vaccine Safety Net, a network of websites that provides vaccine information that is deemed “reliable” by the World Health Organization (WHO).

1)
Public Health Association of British Columbia. (2017, October 2). Who We Are. Kids Boost Immunity. https://kidsboostimmunity.com/about/who-we-are
2)
Not in Canada? (2020, November 3). Kids Boost Immunity. https://kidsboostimmunity.com/not-canada
3)
Public Health Association of British Columbia. (2017, October 2). Our Partners. Kids Boost Immunity. https://kidsboostimmunity.com/about/how-were-funded
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