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Aluminum in Vaccines: What You Should Know

This fact sheet, intended for patients, parents, and healthcare providers, answers the most frequently asked questions about the use and safety of aluminum in vaccines.

Author: Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Publication date: 2012

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

This website provides information on a range of child health issues, including vaccines and immunization. The AAP is dedicated to improving the social, mental, and physical health and well-being of children.

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics

An Analysis of Government Immunization Program Expenditures in Lower and Lower Middle Income Countries 2006-12

This article, published in Health Policy and Planning, examines the rising costs of immunization as new, more expensive vaccines are introduced into national immunization programs. The authors estimate that, by 2015, immunization costs will likely …

Author: Nader AA, de Quadros C, Politi C, McQuestion M

Publication date: 2015

Analysis of Immunization Financing Indicators of the WHO-UNICEF Joint Reporting Form (JRF), 2006-2012

This report presents an analysis of global and regional trends in key financing indicators, which are used to examine the financial sustainability of immunization programs, for the period of 2006 to 2012. The financing indicators aim to capture the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Andhra Pradesh: Building a Model Immunization System

This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program and the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to build a model immunization program, including the incorporation of hepatitis B vaccine into the childhood vaccination program.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2004

Anti-immunization Scare: The Inconvenient Facts

Dr. Steve Basser analyses the "quality of science of one particular, very public, opponent of immunisation--Dr. Vera Scheibner." Dr. Basser finds that "the gaps in her research...call into question her objectivity and cast doubts on …

Author: Basser S

Publication date: 1999

Ask the Experts

This web page provides clinical experts, including experts in immunization and infectious diseases, to answer parents' questions about diseases that affect their children.

Author: Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases

Assessing the Programmatic Suitability of Vaccine Candidates for WHO Prequalification (Revision 2014)

As part of the World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine prequalification (PQ) process, product summary files are assessed by the WHO PQ Secretariat to determine the suitability of the vaccine for the immunization services where it is intended to be …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Assessing the Total Cost of Ownership for Cold Chain Equipment

Total cost of ownership refers to all costs associated with owning and operating a unit of equipment over its life expectancy. This tool is designed to assist decision-makers in evaluating available cold chain equipment options from a cost …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Assessment of a Remote Alarm System for Vaccine Storage in Albania

This report summarizes a study conducted between March and December 2010 to assess the marginal managerial advantages of using a global system for mobile communications/short message service messaging to transmit vaccine storage temperature data in …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

Assessment of the Vaccine Supply Chain for Fee-Based Immunization in Hanoi Capital and Ho Chi Minh City

This report summarizes an assessment conducted to understand the structure, scope, and quality of the vaccine supply chain for fee-based immunization services in two locations in Vietnam. It also provides recommendations for strengthening management …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

An Assessment of Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics Systems in Thailand

Improper storage and transportation can put vaccine products at risk of degradation. Therefore, an effective vaccine supply chain and logistics system is essential to ensure product quality. In 2009, the government of Thailand launched a pilot …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization, Health Systems Research Institute, Mahidol University

Publication date: 2011

"An Attempt to Swindle Nature": Anti-immunization Press Reports in Australia, 1993-1997

This interesting analysis of press coverage examines the most common anti-immunization "themes" in the Australian press and suggests possible advocacy strategies for countering the negative impact of such reportage. Adapted from: …

Author: Leask J, Chapman S

Publication date: 1998

Attitudes Toward Immunization in Cambodia: A Qualitative Study of Health Worker and Community Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in Kampong Chhnang

Nearly 200 consumers and medical care providers were interviewed for this well-documented, qualitative research study. The data offer insight into many aspects of public and professional attitudes toward immunization and health care in general.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2002

The Australian Immunisation Handbook

Similar to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Pink Book, this handbook provides information for health care providers on vaccine safety, immunization procedures, monitoring adverse events following immunization, and many other …

Author: Australian Department of Health and Aging

Publication date: 2017

Basic Steps in the Preparation of Health Care Waste Management Plans for Health Care Establishments

This document provides basic steps and a simple and practical approach for the preparation of a health care waste management (HCWM) plan in small, medium, and large health care establishments. This guide aims to assist managers of health care …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2002

Before and After: How an Online Immunization Registry has Benefitted Health Workers in Albania

Starting in 2009, the Albanian Institute of Public Health collaborated with project Optimize to implement an online immunization information system (IIS) that can schedule and record all child immunizations in the country, as well as manage vaccine …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

The Benefits of Redesigning Benin’s Vaccine Supply Chain

New vaccine introductions have put strains on vaccine supply chains around the world. This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a project with the Republic of Benin’s Ministry of Health that explored ways to improve their vaccine supply …

Author: Brown ST, Schreiber B, Cakouros BE, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Best Infection Control Practices for Interdermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Needle Injections

From the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article discusses evidence-based guidelines for making injections safer. Abstracts are available in Spanish, French, and Arabic.

Author: Hutin Y, Hauri A, Chiarello L, et al.

Publication date: 2003

Best Infection Control Practices for Skin-Piercing Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Needle Injections

This leaflet outlines the best practices for safe injections, with pictograms to aid in training. Topics include preventing needlestick injuries to the provider, using sterile equipment, preventing contamination of equipment and medication, and …

Author: World Health Organization, Safe Injection Global Network, and the International Council of Nurses

Publication date: 2001

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