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Disease: Polio

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Needle-Free Jet Injector Intradermal Delivery of Fractional Dose Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine: Association Between Injection Quality and Immunogenicity

The polio end-game strategy recommends the introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) in all countries currently using only oral poliovirus vaccine. Administration of fractional dose IPV (fIPV) by intradermal injection may reduce the costs …

Author: Resik S, Tejeda A, Mach O, et al.

Publication date: 2015

The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Polio

This web page provides information about the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts in the eradication of polio, as well as links to more resources on the disease and vaccination.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Polio Endgame

In 1988 the World Health Assembly initiated a global effort to eradicate poliovirus. Although there is still much distance to cover to eradicate the remaining wild polioviruses, recent progress has generated new confidence in the eradication effort. …

Author: Aylward B, Yamada T

Publication date: 2011

Polio Endgame & Legacy—Implementation, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

This supplement issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases contains 50 articles that together cover efforts by global partners to successfully launch polio endgame activities in alignment with the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan, …

Author: Patel M, Cochi S, eds.

Publication date: 2017

Polio Eradication & Endgame Strategic Plan 2013–2018

This document is a comprehensive, long-term strategy that addresses what is needed to deliver a polio-free world by 2018. The plan addresses the eradication of all polio disease, whether caused by wild poliovirus or circulating vaccine-derived …

Author: Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Publication date: 2013

Polio Vaccination

This web page provides information and resources for health professionals and the public about polio, vaccines against the disease, and eradication initiatives.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Polio Vaccines: WHO Position Paper – March, 2016

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, replaces the 2014 World Health Organization position paper on polio vaccines and summarizes recent developments in the field. The recommendations from the 2014 position paper on the use …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2016

Polio Vaccines: WHO Position Paper, January 2014

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides essential background information on polio and gives the current World Health Organization position on the use of polio vaccines worldwide. This updated position paper replaces …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Poliomyelitis

This web page provides an overview of poliomyelitis and vaccines against it. This page also provides links to World Health Organization (WHO) position papers on the disease and other related WHO resources.

Author: World Health Organization

Poliomyelitis

This fact sheet about poliomyelitis provides information about the disease and an overview of the work of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to eradicate it.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Poliomyelitis: Intensification of the Global Eradication Initiative

This resolution from the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for a redoubled effort to complete the "end game" of polio eradication. The resolution declares the completion of poliovirus eradication a programmatic emergency …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Practical Guide: Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (IPV) Introduction

The World Health Organization recommends that all countries currently using only the oral polio vaccine introduce at least one dose of the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) into their routine vaccination programs to ensure that new cohorts of newborns …

Author: Pan American Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Procurement and Pricing of New Vaccines for Developing Countries

Several vaccines that have come to market, including the rotavirus, pneumococcal conjugate, and human papillomavirus vaccines, have the potential to bring large public health benefits to developing countries. This eight-page policy brief explains …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Publication date: 2008

Protecting Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines From Freeze Damage

This fact sheet describes how PATH developed a low-cost and straightforward technology for protecting aluminum-adjuvanted liquid vaccines from the irreversible damage that results from freezing. Many current vaccines of importance to global health …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Reactogenicity and Immunogenicity of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine Produced From Sabin Strains: A Phase I Trial in Healthy Adults in Cuba

This article, published in Vaccine, examines the reactogenicity and immunogenicity of two Sabin formulations for inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), non-adjuvanted and adjuvanted, compared with Salk IPV in healthy male adults in Cuba. The results …

Author: Resik S, Tejeda A, Fonseca M, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Repurposing Global Polio Eradication’s Tool Kit: “Polio Legacy” Activities in India

This report describes the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s goals and processes for planning a polio legacy, which would guide countries in using polio resources and lessons learned from polio eradication to benefit other health initiatives. …

Author: Bristol N, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Publication date: 2014

The Right Shot: Bringing Down Barriers to Affordable and Adapted Vaccines - 2nd Edition

This second edition of The Right Shot gathers more than 1,500 data points from organizations including UNICEF, the Pan-American Health Organization, governments, vaccine manufacturers, and Médecins Sans Frontières' supply centers to better …

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières

Publication date: 2015

Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review

This article, published in Pediatrics, reviews the existing literature on the safety of routine vaccines recommended for children in the United States. The authors found evidence that some vaccines are associated with serious adverse events; …

Author: Maglione MA, Das L, Raaen L, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Securing a Polio-Free World: Video Series

This series of six videos explains the important steps that are being taken to make sure that, once poliovirus has been eradicated, it will never have the opportunity to return. Topics of the videos include the current polio vaccines available, the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2016

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