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Vietnam: Progress Beyond High Coverage

This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, in close collaboration with the Vietnamese National Expanded Program on Immunization, to increase immunization program quality, safety, and efficiency.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Vietnam’s Immunization Registries Go Online

In Vietnam, project Optimize worked with government and software partners to help introduce a digital immunization registry. This brief describes how the registry allowed the health system to better track children due for vaccination and shortened …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

VillageReach

VillageReach is an entrepreneurial, nonprofit organization that assures access to lifesaving immunizations for families in low-income countries with the greatest need.

Author: VillageReach

VoICE, the Value of Immunization Compendium of Evidence

This interactive online database provides information on the broad benefits and value of immunization and costs of vaccine-preventable disease. The Value of Immunization Compendium of Evidence (VoICE) tool contains more than 100 policy-focused …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Voices for Vaccines

This organization advocates for sound vaccine policies and practices. It aims to provide clear, accessible, science-based information about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases. This organizational website provides information about the …

Author: Voices for Vaccines

Weekly Epidemiological Record

Similar to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, these World Health Organization archives contain global disease surveillance information.

Author: World Health Organization

What Information Do You Need to Drive Your Immunization Program?

This three-part banner illustrates how better access to information can help improve the performance of vaccination programs.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

What Vaccine Product Attributes Do Immunization Program Stakeholders Value? Results From Interviews in Six Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a study that aimed to capture the opinions of stakeholders working in immunization programs in low- and middle-income countries in order to understand how vaccine products could be improved …

Author: Kristensen DD, Bartholomew K, Villadiego S, Lorenson K

Publication date: 2016

WHO Best Practices for Injections and Related Procedures Toolkit

This toolkit covers elements of standard precautions relevant to the transmission of bloodborne pathogens through unsafe injection practices in health-care settings. It aims to help to increase health workers’ awareness of the importance of …

Author: World Health Organization, Safe Injection Global Network

Publication date: 2010

WHO Brighton Collaboration on Maternal Immunization Meeting Report

This report summarizes a consultation meeting held jointly by the World Health Organization's Initiative for Vaccine Research and the Brighton Collaboration in Geneva, Switzerland, from July 24 to 25, 2014 to facilitate harmonization of key events …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

WHO Guidance Note: Vaccine Diluents, Revision 2015

This guidance note explains the proper handling and use of vaccine diluents, including critical steps for reconstituting vaccines safely and the appropriate storage and stock management procedures. This document is designed to be used in conjunction …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

WHO Policy Statement: Multi-dose Vial Policy (MDVP) - Handling of Multi-dose Vaccine Vials After Opening

This document is designed to provide guidance to national and senior-level program managers on the proper handling of multi-dose vaccine vials once opened. It presents the World Health Organization’s official position on this issue, including the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

WHO Recommendations for Routine Immunization: Summary Tables

These summary tables are designed to assist program managers in developing optimal immunization schedules using key information from the World Health Organization (WHO). The first table summarizes recommended routine immunizations for all age …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2017

WHO Recommendations Regarding Vaccine Hesitancy

Vaccine hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of safe vaccines despite availability of vaccination services. This special issue of Vaccine is guest-edited by the World Health Organization (WHO) and focuses on the topic of vaccine …

Author: Schuster M, Duclos P, eds.

Publication date: 2015

WHO/Health Canada Drafting Group Meeting on Scientific and Regulatory Considerations on the Stability Evaluation of Vaccines Under Controlled Temperature Chain

On December 4 to 6, 2012, a consultation was held under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Health Canada in Ottawa to identify obstacles to further developing a controlled temperature chain for vaccines. As described in this …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

WHO's Key Normative Processes and Institutions for Vaccines: A Primer

This policy brief describes three World Health Organization (WHO) normative institutions and processes pertaining to the issuance of technical guidelines and opinons about the public health value of new vaccines, their quality, and the …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Institute

Publication date: 2008

Why Invest in Communication for Immunization? Evidence and Lessons Learned

This report identifies communication challenges that affect the success of immunization services; offers evidence of the contributions of communication activities; identifies lessons learned, and suggests ways in which communication can continue to …

Author: Waisbord S and Larson H

Publication date: 2005

Will the Decade of Vaccines Mean Business as Usual?

The authors of this article, published in The Lancet, argue that anticipated advances in vaccinology during this new Decade of Vaccines (named by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in January 2010) will only translate into reductions in …

Author: Rees H, Madhi SA

Publication date: 2011

The World Bank: Health

The World Bank’s global strategy for health, nutrition, and population centers on strengthening health systems, including systems for the delivery of life-saving vaccines. This web page provides information about their health projects around the …

Author: The World Bank

World Immunization Week

To underscore the importance of immunization in saving lives and to encourage families to vaccinate their children against deadly diseases, the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to unite countries across the globe for a week each year through …

Author: World Health Organization

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