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US Department of Defense and PATH: Working Together to Advance Global Health Innovations

This fact sheet describes the partnership between PATH and the US Department of Defense (DoD). It highlights PATH projects—including the development of vaccines against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Shigella, and malaria, along with work on …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

US Department of Health and Human Services and PATH: Partnering to Protect and Improve Global Health

PATH and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) work together to improve global health around the world. This fact sheet highlights PATH projects—including work to develop a thermostable vaccine for H1N1 influenza; ROTAVAC®, a new …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

The US Government and Global Polio Efforts

This fact sheet provides an overview of the US government's political, financial, and technical support for the global eradication of polio. It includes a current snapshot of global polio, including the burden of disease and the status of …

Author: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Publication date: 2016

US Investments in Global Immunization

This fact sheet describes investments made by the United States in immunization resources around the world. It includes the GAVI Alliance, the United Nations Children's Fund, the World Health Organization, the US Agency for International …

Author: PATH, American Red Cross, GAVI Alliance, United Nations Children's Fund, American Academy of Pediatrics, John Snow, Inc., International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Shot@Life, International Medical Corps, Sabin Vaccine Institute, RESULTS, Aeras

Publication date: 2013

USAID and PATH: Working Together to Improve Global Health

This fact sheet describes the partnership between PATH and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve global health around the world. It covers work supported by USAID across several of PATH’s platforms, including the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Use of 9-Valent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine: Updated HPV Vaccination Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, outlines the recommendation by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to include the 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine as one of the three HPV vaccines that …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Use of MenAfriVac in a Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) in Benin

This six-minute video describes the first campaign against meningitis A in Benin using MenAfriVac conjugate vaccine in a controlled temperature chain (CTC), conducted from November 15 to 25, 2012. The use of a CTC meant that the vaccine could be …

Author: Agence de Médecine Preventive, PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Use of MenAfriVac™ (Meningitis A Vaccine) in a Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) During Campaigns

The need to keep vaccines in a 2°C to 8°C cold chain is a constraining factor for many immunization campaigns due to limited storage capacity and/or ice pack freezing capacity. In 2012, based on a thorough review of scientific data by regulatory …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Use of Quantitative Molecular Diagnostic Methods to Identify Causes of Diarrhoea in Children: A Reanalysis of the GEMS Case-Control Study

This article, published in The Lancet, reports the results of a study that reanalyzed the Global Enteric Multicenter Study data to identify the leading causes of diarrhea in children under five years of age in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. The …

Author: Liu J, Platts-Mills JA, Juma J, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Use of Vaccines Outside of the Cold Chain: A Literature Review

This review compiles the literature available on the use of vaccines outside of the cold chain. Most of the studies analyzed in this review focus on hepatitis B, except one that examines meningococcal Group C vaccine. Most showed that there are no …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Using a Needle Remover

Safely managing infectious sharps waste is one of the critical challenges facing health systems in low-resource settings and is an important component of an injection safety strategy. This training material provides instructions for safe use of a …

Author: Berman A

Publication date: 2006

Using a Protected Sharps Barrel

Protected sharps barrels reduce the risks of sharps injury due to improper disposal. This one-page illustrative guide provides steps for correctly using a protected sharps barrel.

Author: Berman A

Publication date: 2006

Using a Protected Sharps Pit

Protected sharps pits reduce the risks of sharps injury due to improper disposal. This one-page illustrative guide provides steps for correctly using a protected sharps pit.

Author: Berman A

Publication date: 2006

Using Solar-Powered Refrigeration for Vaccine Storage Where Other Sources of Reliable Electricity are Inadequate or Costly

Large areas of many developing countries have no grid electricity, which is a serious challenge that threatens the continuity of the vaccine cold chain. This article, published in Vaccine, highlights some lessons learned with solar-powered …

Author: McCarney S, Robertson J, Arnaud J, Lorenson K, Lloyd J

Publication date: 2013

Vaccinate Your Family

This awareness campaign is a program of Every Child by Two, an organization devoted to raising awareness of the critical need for timely immunization and to foster a systematic way to immunize all of America's children by age two. In 2015, they …

Author: Every Child by Two

Vaccinating Children Beyond the ‘Cold Chain’: Extending the Heat Stability of Vaccines

This issue brief reviews the topic of temperature sensitivity of vaccines and the effects it has on the distribution of vaccines to children in low-resource countries. It explores the cost of vaccination damage, potential heat-stabilizing vaccine …

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign

Vaccination Against Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, A Cause of Travelers' Diarrhea

This review, published in The Journal of Travel Medicine, focuses on the strategies behind development and potential use of currently available vaccines and vaccine candidates against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) infection. As …

Author: Steffen R, Castelli F, Dieter Nothdurft H, Rombo L, Jane Zuckerman N

Publication date: 2005

Vaccination Against Pneumococcus in West Africa: Perspectives and Prospects

This article, published in the International Journal of General Medicine, provides epidemiological insights into pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in West Africa based on the prevailing pneumococcal serotypes in the subregion. The study covered …

Author: Donkor ES, Dayie NT, Badoe EV

Publication date: 2013

Vaccination Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Pregnancy: A Suitable Tool to Combat Global Infant Morbidity and Mortality?

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, describes the epidemiological and immunological background of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection and the pipeline of RSV vaccines in development. It discusses the potential for …

Author: Saso A, Kampmann B

Publication date: 2016

Vaccine

A peer reviewed journal published by Elsevier. The tables of contents and abstracts are online. Archived editions may be searched by keyword and author. Users may register at this site for free Tables of Contents to be sent via email.

Author: Elsevier

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