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Subject: Vaccines and immunization

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Kill or Cure? Meningitis

Filmed during the 2007 epidemic in Burkina Faso, the documentary offers a poignant and revealing account of the devastating impact meningitis epidemics have on individuals and communities. The film also takes viewers to Mali, where the Meningitis Vaccine Project (a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization) and the Serum Institute of India Limited are testing a new vaccine that offers hope for eliminating epidemics as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Africa

Part of series: Kill or Cure? videos

Protecting India's Children From Japanese Encephalitis

This fact sheet provides information about the partnerships and commitments that helped the Government of India introduce a landmark strategy to vaccinate children at highest risk of Japanese encephalitis. Campaigns in 2006 reached more than 9 million children, and the target population in 2007 exceeds 23 million.

Author: Phillips D

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Strengthening Vietnam's immunization program

PATH, in close partnership with Vietnam's National Expanded Program on Immunization (NEPI), has worked to increase the quality, safety, and efficiency of immunization services through the Iris Project. This fact sheet describes the project's process of testing province-wide systems improvements, identifying best practices, and encouraging other provinces to adopt the improvements. Work included updating and improving policies, training staff, and increasing community knowledge and demand for vaccination, particularly through technical updates, training of trainers, an introduction to supportive supervision, an out-of-the-cold-chain study, and an injection safety project with needle removers.

Publication date: 2007

Region: Asia

Directions in Global Health (Volume 3, Issue 3)

This issue of Directions in Global Health features five PATH projects: preparing for an avian influenza outbreak in Ukraine and Georgia; improving nevirapine packaging for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission; preventing postpartum hemorrhage through the POPPHI initiative; increasing access to safe abortion in Nepal; and supportive supervision of immunization programs in Vietnam.

Author: PATH

Publication date: December 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Measles Vaccine Immunogenicity After Coadministration With Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Shows Equivalence to That of Measles Vaccine Given Alone

This study by PATH's Japanese encephalitis (JE) project evaluated whether measles vaccine and the live, attenuated JE vaccine can be safely co-administered with no effect on the immunogenicity of either.

Author: Gatchalian S, Jacobson J, Kelly K, Sutee Y, Yaïch M, Yao Y, Zhang L, Zhou B

Publication date: December 2006

Region: Asia

PATH Today (Winter 2006)

This edition of PATH Today features the article "Focusing on pneumonia" and updates on the Cambodia milestone in immunization coverage, new IRA rollover options for donors, Global Impact, and a profile on PATH donor Brandon Schaefer.

Publication date: December 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Directions in Global Health (Volume 3, Issue 2)

This issue of Directions in Global Health features five PATH projects: our collaboration with the World Health Organization on the Meningitis Vaccine Project; prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Ukraine; a small grants program that is catalyzing behavior change in Africa; the Inter-Act project, which is training truck drivers to slow the HIV epidemic in India; and an evaluation of neonatal resuscitators.

Author: PATH

Publication date: August 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Malaria Vaccine Technology Roadmap

Scientists have been working for decades to develop a preventive malaria vaccine. While they have successfully demonstrated that such a vaccine is possible, many challenges continue to impede progress on the road to an effective malaria vaccine. As a result, the Malaria Vaccine Advisory Committee to the World Health Organization (WHO), coordinated by the WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research, called for a collective effort to explore and address the challenges. This effort resulted in the Malaria Vaccine Technology Roadmap process.

Publication date: August 2006

Region: Global

Lab-on-a-Card Assay for Enteric Pathogens

We describe the functional elements of a diagnostic instrument and disposable enteric card system under development that rapidly identifies and differentiates Shigella, E. coli, Campylobacter, and Salmonella in stool samples. These elements, currently realized as microfluidic subcircuits on individual cards, are: (1) pathogen capture and lysing, (2) nucleic acid capture, (3) on-chip rapid PCR, and (4) lateral flow detection of amplicons. Presented at the Solid State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems Workshop, June 4, 2006; Hilton Head Island, SC.

Author: Weigl BH, Gerdes JC, Tarr P, et al

Publication date: June 2006

Region: Global

Device for Automated Capture of E. coli O157:H7 From Feces: Feasibility for Point-of-Care Detection

This poster reports progress incorporating magnetic beads within a unique lab card that permits efficient capture and enrichment of E. coli O157:H7 from feces. Presented at the 106th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 21, 2006; Orlando, FL.

Author: Gerdes JC, Weigl BH, Yager P

Publication date: May 2006

Region: Global

Directions in Global Health (Volume 3, Issue 1)

This special issue of Directions in Global Health features PATH's work in malaria prevention and control. It describes PATH's partnerships, experience in Zambia, clinical trial activities, efforts to prepare for vaccine introduction, and advocacy efforts.

Author: PATH

Publication date: May 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

PATH Today (Spring 2006)

This edition of PATH Today features the articles "A laboratory on a card," "Using microfluidic tests to identify infection," and "Common proteins for common prevention," which highlights the work of John Boslego and his team on pneumococcus. It also includes a letter from donor Shannon Scopa about her family's ordeal with rotavirus.

Publication date: May 2006

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Dry-Reagent Storage for Disposable Lab-on-Card Diagnosis of Enteric Pathogens

An exploration of one technique for drying reagents onto a microfluidics card. Reagents needed for immunocapture, lysis, and PCR for pathogen capture can be stored in trehalose or trehalose dextran. Presented at the 1st Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare Conference, April 2, 2006; Arlington, VA.

Author: Ramachandran S, Weigl BH, Gerdes JC, et al

Publication date: April 2006

Region: Global

Simple and Rapid Method for Detection of Enteric Pathogens in Stool Samples for Low-Resource Settings

Demonstration of the PATH enteric flow-through assay as a rapid and cost effective method for detecting pathogenic bacteria in stool samples in low-resource settings. Presented at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Oak Ridge Annual Conference, April 17, 2006; San Jose, CA.

Author: Dillman L, Fichtenholtz A, Weigl B

Publication date: April 2006

Region: Global

Andhra Pradesh: Progress in Immunization Performance

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

AP Shares Lessons With Other States on Strengthening Routine Immunization and Introducing New Vaccines

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Current and Future HPV Vaccines: Promise and Challenges

This 72-page document offers an in-depth look at vaccines against human papillomavirus (HPV), both currently available vaccines and those in development, including therapeutic vaccines. The document includes an examination of programmatic issues relevant to developing countries.

Author: Kols A

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Evaluation of Out-of-the-cold-chain Approaches for Improving On-time Delivery of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose in Rural Areas of China

This document summarizes the results of a study of out-of-the-cold-chain approaches for improving on-time delivery of birth doses of the hepatitis B vaccine in rural areas of China.

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Key Facts About Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines

Publication date: 2006

Region: Global

Messages From Key People in the Partnership Project Between the Government of Andhra Pradesh and PATH

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

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