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10 Facts on Immunization

This short summary of immunization facts provides an overview of immunization and a ten-slide presentation on immunization facts.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: A Review of Its Use in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

This article, published in Pediatric Drugs, reviews the use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) in infants, children, and adolescents. The author states the safety and reactogenicity of PCV13 to be generally similar to that of …

Author: Plosker GL

Publication date: 2013

16th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference: Recent Progress Toward Effective Meningococcal Disease Vaccines

This report, published in Human Vaccines, describes developments in meningococcal disease vaccines presented at the 16th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference in Rotterdam in September 2008. It includes progress on an …

Author: Gorringe AR, van Alphen L

Publication date: 2009

2006 Report of the Steering Committee on Dengue and Other Flavivirus Vaccines

The Japanese encephalitis (JE) section of this report summarizes current activities aimed at furthering JE control through immunization, including clinical trials, the establishment of an Adverse Events Following Immunization surveillance …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

2008 Estimate of Worldwide Rotavirus-Associated Mortality in Children Younger than 5 Years Before the Introduction of Universal Rotavirus Vaccination Programmes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

This analysis, published in the The Lancet Infectious Diseases, applied data collected through the World Health Organization's Global Rotavirus Surveillance Network to update the estimate of childhood rotavirus mortality worldwide. The …

Author: Tate JE, Burton AH, Boschi-Pinto C, Steele AD, Duque J, Parashar UD

Publication date: 2011

2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Monovalent Vaccines for Children

This editorial, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, comments on new immunogenicity data on 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccines for children. The data suggest that a single dose of the vaccine offers protection …

Author: Fiore AE, Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2010

2013 Rota Roundup

2013 was a remarkable year for rotavirus vaccines, the best tool to prevent severe rotavirus disease and the deadly, dehydrating diarrhea that it causes. This infographic depicts various rotavirus vaccine highlights from the year, including the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine - WHO Position Paper

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides essential background information on pneumococcal disease and gives the current World Health Organization position concerning the use of the 23-valent …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

61st World Health Assembly Global Immunization Strategy

This three-page document provides the 61st World Health Assembly's resolution on the Global Immunization Strategy, including guideance for World Health Organization (WHO) Member States and requests of the WHO Director-General.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Above Zero: Strategies to Prevent Vaccine Freezing

This four-minute animated video emphasizes the difficulty and importance of maintaining proper temperatures in the vaccine cold chain. The risk of exposing vaccines to freezing temperatures are now known to be significant. These risks can be reduced …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Accelerating Introduction of New Vaccines: Barriers to Introduction and Lessons Learned From the Recent Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine Experience

This article, from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, examines recent efforts to accelerate the introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccines in developing countries, which resulted in a significant surge in …

Author: Hajjeh R

Publication date: 2011

Accelerating New Vaccine Development Against Pneumonia and Other Pneumococcal Diseases

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to develop new vaccines against pneumococcal disease, one of the leading causes of death in children under five in the developing world.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Accelerating the Development of New Rotavirus Vaccines

This fact sheet provides a technical perspective of PATH's work on rotavirus vaccines for children in the developing world. It includes an overview of PATH's efforts to increase access to and effectiveness of existing rotavirus vaccines, as well as …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Achieving Effective Sharps Waste Management in GAVI Host Countries: A Proposed Approach with Estimates of Costs

This document presents an analysis of safer sharps-waste management activities, including practical options using available or emerging technologies. The analysis includes an estimate of the baseline burden of disease from unsafe injection …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Achieving the Global Vision for Future Immunization Supply and Logistics Systems: Action Plans

These action plans describe specific activities and strategies designed to help achieve the common vision for the future of immunization supply systems developed by the Cold Chain and Logistics Task Force (led by the United Nations Children’s …

Author: World Health Organization, PATH

Publication date: 2012

Acute Respiratory Infections: The Forgotten Pandemic

Published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article discusses the large role pneumonia plays in the deaths of children in the developing world and the need to address these deaths through the use of prevention and treatment …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 1998

Addressing the Vaccine Confidence Gap

This article, published in The Lancet, discusses some of the characteristics of the changing global environment that are contributing to increased public questioning of vaccines, and outlines some of the specific determinants of public trust. The …

Author: Larson HJ, Cooper LZ, Eskola J, Katz SL, Ratzan S

Publication date: 2011

Adult Vaccination Resources Library

This online library gathers resources specifically related to adult immunization, providing healthcare providers and the general public with access to relevant resources that can be used in a clinic setting or for individual education. It includes …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Publication date: 1111

Advance Market Commitments for Vaccines

This informative fact sheet provides a definition of Advance Market Commitments as a potential financing mechanism for bringing new vaccines to the developing world and also outlines World Health Organization's position on the mechanism.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Advanced Adjuvants for Novel Vaccines: Expanding Access to Technology in the Fight Against Infectious Disease

This fact sheet describes the positive impact that adjuvants can have on vaccine efficacy and, potentially, immunization program costs. It also describes PATH’s work to expand global access to proprietary and non-proprietary adjuvants as well …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Advancing New Technologies Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to advance the development of new vaccines against influenza that are affordable and accessible for the developing world.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Advancing Vaccine Formulations of Importance to Developing Countries Using New and Existing Adjuvant Technologies

The positive impact of adjuvants on vaccination can be functional and practical. A handful of adjuvants are currently licensed for human vaccination, and a number of new adjuvants have reached advanced development stages. However, access to these …

Author: Blum J, Chen D, Cummings R

Publication date: 2012

Advocacy for Immunization

This manual provides information on how to generate and maintain support for vaccination programs, including how to create messages and materials, engage policymakers, and work with the media.

Author: PATH and the GAVI Alliance

Publication date: 2001

Advocacy to Improve Global Health: Strategies and Stories From the Field

By influencing the priorities and actions of those in power, PATH works to create a policy environment that supports good health. This workbook provides examples of how PATH uses ten key steps for strategic advocacy to achieve lasting policy change. …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2009

Airborne Transmission of Influenza A/H5N1 Virus Between Ferrets

This article, published in Science, details a study investigating the potential of avian influenza A/H5N1 to become transmissible by aerosol or respiratory droplet between humans. Researchers genetically modified the virus and measured the degree to …

Author: Herfst S, Schrauwen EJA, Linster M, et al.

Publication date: 2012

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