PATH | VRL
Menu

Find resources

Total results with these characteristics: 206

Disease: Meningococcus

Page 6 of 11
Laboratory Quality Control in a Multicentre Meningococcal Carriage Study in Burkina Faso

To investigate the potential herd immunity effect of MenAfriVac™, a new conjugate vaccine against serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis, the authors of this article, published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical …

Author: Kristiansen PA, Ouédraogo AS, Sanou I, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Landscape Analysis: Trends in Vaccine Availability and Novel Vaccine Delivery Technologies: 2008–2025

This landscape analysis identifies trends in the availability of vaccines and novel vaccine delivery technologies that are and will be of relevance to low- and middle-income countries from the present through 2025.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Lessons From Meningococcal Carriage Studies

This article, published in FEMS Microbiology Reviews, reviews previous meningococcal carriage studies in European countries in order to learn more about the disease and the potential impact of mass vaccination with meningococcal vaccines. The …

Author: Caugant DA, Tzanakaki G, Kriz P

Publication date: 2007

Making New Vaccines Affordable: A Comparison of Financing Processes Used to Develop and Deploy New Meningococcal and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines

Two innovative mechanisms have been used to accelerate the development of low-price supply lines for conjugate vaccines. The Meningitis Vaccine Project is a so-called push mechanism that facilitated technology transfer to an Indian company to …

Author: Hargreaves JR, Greenwood B, Clift C, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Manson Lecture. Meningococcal Meningitis in Africa

This article, published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, covers the history of meningococcal meningitis in Africa since epidemics of the infection were first described around 100 years ago. The article also …

Author: Greenwood B

Publication date: 1999

Maternal Immunization: Country Priorities and Market Requirements

Maternal immunization is an approach of vaccinating during pregnancy to enhance immunity for both mother and baby. This report provides insight into country priorities for maternal immunization and characterizes the market for adult immunizations in …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization, October 2014 – Conclusions and Recommendations

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes the conclusions and recommendations of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE). The article includes sections with SAGE recommendations regarding …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

MenAfriCar - African Meningococcal Carriage Consortium

MenAfriCar is a global research effort to study how meningococcal meningitis is spread in Africa and to document the impact of a new meningitis vaccine on reducing transmission. This website provides an overview of the consortium's aims, objectives, …

Author: MenAfriCar

Meningitis

This web page provides a wealth of information on meningitis, including causes of the disease, how to prevent its transmission, and important information about meningococcal vaccination. Also included are links to more detailed web pages on topics …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meningitis

This web page provides general information about meningitis, as well as links to a variety of general and technical resources on the disease and related vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization

Meningitis A Shot of Hope

This documentary details the work of the Meningitis Vaccine Project, a partnership between the World Health Organization and PATH to eliminate meningitis A as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa through the development, testing, licensure, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Meningitis in Chad, Niger and Nigeria: 2009 Epidemic Season

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, details the 2009 meningitis epidemic season in Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. It includes an overview of meningococcal disease, surveillance results for the season, and outbreak response …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2010

The Meningitis Vaccine Project: The Development, Licensure, Introduction, and Impact of a New Group A Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Africa

This supplement issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases contains 29 articles that together cover the steps taken for the development, introduction, and evaluation of MenAfriVac®, a meningococcal A conjugate vaccine developed specifically for Africa …

Author: LaForce FM, Borrow R, Preziosi M-P, eds.

Publication date: 2015

Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine: Updated Guidance, February 2015

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, supplements the World Health Organization's (WHO's) earlier position paper from 2011 concerning the routine immunization of infants and young children in the African meningitis belt with …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Meningococcal Carriage in the African Meningitis Belt

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, reviews published studies of meningococcal carriage in the African meningitis belt in order to better understand the potential impact of meningococcal conjugate vaccines. The review …

Author: Trotter CL, Greenwood BM

Publication date: 2007

Meningococcal Carriage in the African Meningitis Belt

The African Meningococcal Carriage (MenAfriCar) consortium was established in 2009 to investigate the pattern of meningococcal carriage in countries of the African meningitis belt prior to and after the introduction of a meningococcal serogroup A …

Author: MenAfriCar Consortium

Publication date: 2013

Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines

This article, published in Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, reviews the conjugate meningococcal vaccines currently available and under development and their potential for disease prevention. The article also includes a discussion of the successful …

Author: Zimmer SM, Stephens DS

Publication date: 2004

Meningococcal Disease

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides an overview of meningococcal disease, including a discussion of the epidemiologic and microbiologic features, diagnosis, prevention, and management of the disease. ABSTRACT …

Author: Rosenstein NE, Perkins BA, Stephens DS, Popovic T, Hughes JM

Publication date: 2001

Meningococcal Disease

This web page provides a summary of meningococcal disease, including information about prevention and treatment. It also provides numerous links to further information related to meningococcal vaccination, global disease burden and epidemics, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meningococcal Disease: 2013 Epidemic Season in the African Meningitis Belt

This report shows a decrease in the incidence of meningococcal disease in the 2013 epidemic season in the African Meningitis Belt. The decrease in the number of cases of meningitis reported during the period under review is thought to be due to the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Page 6 of 11