Subject: Vaccines and immunization
- Yellow Fever Vaccination: The Potential of Dose-Sparing to Increase Vaccine Supply and Availability
PATH commissioned this report in an effort to evaluate whether dose-sparing, possibly through the intradermal (ID) route, could improve the availability of yellow fever vaccine globally. The authors identify and discuss potential benefits, possible obstacles, and associated costs of dose-sparing as a vaccine delivery strategy. In addition, the report includes an assessment of which settings would be most appropriate and to what extent novel ID delivery devices, such as needle-free disposable-syringe jet injectors, would help to facilitate its successful implementation.
Author: Hickling J, Jones R
Publication date: April 2013
- Zinc Treatment for Diarrhea
This fact sheet aims to raise awareness about zinc, a new treatment for diarrhea. One in a set of introductory resources, it provides stakeholders and policymakers in the world’s poorest countries with crucial information on a new tool to fight diarrheal disease.
Publication date: May 2013
Part of series: Diarrheal disease fact sheets