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10 Tips for Successful Malaria Vaccine Advocacy

Slow decision-making by policymakers can contribute to a substantial lag between the availability of lifesaving interventions, such as vaccines, and developing countries’ access to them. This booklet presents a set of advocacy tips, success …

Author: PATH

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 2014

A 20-year Retrospective Analysis of Epidemic Meningitis Surveillance Data in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger

This poster, presented at the 2008 International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, displays a detailed analysis of long-term surveillance data from Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger during the past 20 years in order to understand the dynamics of …

Author: Djingarey MH, Noazin S, Préziosi MP, et al.

Published: 2008

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

Published: 2008

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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 2014

Acceptance Patterns and Decision-Making for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Parents in Vietnam: An In-Depth Qualitative Study Post-Vaccination

This article, published in BMC Public Health, presents findings from qualitative research on parents’ rationales for vaccinating or not vaccinating their daughters and their decision-making process in the context of a human papillomavirus …

Author: Cover JK, Nghi NQ, LaMontagne DS, Huyen DT, Hien NT, Nga LT

Published: 2012

Acute Childhood Diarrhoea in Northern Ghana: Epidemiological, Clinical, and Microbiological Characteristics

Investigators collected stool specimens from Ghanian children with acute gastroenteritis and determined that rotavirus was the most predominant cause in urban northern Ghana. This article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases.

Author: Reither K, Ignatius R, Weitzel T, et al.

Published: 2007

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

Published: 1998

Addition of History of Intussusception as a Contraindication for Rotavirus Vaccination

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, reports on the revision that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved for the prescribing information and patient labeling for rotavirus vaccines manufactured by …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2011

Addition of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency as a Contraindication for Administration of Rotavirus Vaccine

In response to reported cases of vaccine-acquired rotavirus infection in infants with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) following rotavirus vaccine administration, both Merck & Co. and GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals have revised …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2010

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

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

Published: 2013

Adverse Effects of Vaccines: Evidence and Causality

Though generally very rare or minor, there are side effects, or “adverse effects,” associated with some vaccines. This report provides an analysis of more than 1,000 research articles that were reviewed to assess the risk of specific …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2011

Advocacy for Japanese Encephalitis

This fact sheet summarizes PATH's efforts toward raising awareness about Japanese encephalitis vaccination among stakeholders at local, national, regional, and global levels. The fact sheet is an excerpt from a larger, comprehensive document that …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

African Meningitis Belt

This map of the African continent displays the location of the Meningitis Belt, an area in Africa where a large number of meningitis epidemics occur.

Author: United Nations Country Team in Ethiopia

Published: 2001

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.

Published: 2012

All Kids Need Hepatitis B Shots

This informational brochure, created by the Immunization Action Coalition, provides parents with information on hepatitis B and vaccines against the disease. It also includes contact information for parents with questions about the hepatitis B …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Published: 2008

American Liver Foundation: Hepatitis B

The American Liver Foundation's web page on hepatitis B includes a description of the disease, how it's diagnosed, how it's treated, and the best way to prevent it.

Author: American Liver Foundation

Published: 2007

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