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61st World Health Assembly Global Immunization Strategy

This three-page document provides the 61st World Health Assembly's resolution on the Global Immunization Strategy, including guideance for World Health Organization (WHO) Member States and requests of the WHO Director-General.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Advocacy for Immunization

This manual provides information on how to generate and maintain support for vaccination programs, including how to create messages and materials, engage policymakers, and work with the media.

Author: PATH and the GAVI Alliance

Publication date: 2001

Generic Protocols for (i) Hospital-Based Surveillance to Estimate the Burden of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Children and (ii) a Community-Based Survey on Utilization of Health Care Services for Gastroenteritis in Children

This guide is intended for use in epidemiological surveillance activities aimed at collecting data on rotavirus disease burden.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2002

Giving Safe Injections: Using Auto-Disable Syringes for Immunization

This excellent, 112-page manual is a training curriculum for health care workers who provide injections. It includes information on the health impact of unsafe injections, selecting safe and effective vaccines, reconsituting vaccines safely, reading …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2001

Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccines - WHO Position Paper

Designed for use by national public health officials and immunization program managers, this position paper provides a summary of essential background information on Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease and vaccines and outlines the current …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Hepatitis B Immunization: Introducing Hepatitis B Vaccine Into National Immunization Services

This document outlines the introduction process for hepatitis B vaccine into national immunization services. It offers a summary of WHO policies and practices regarding hepatitis B immunization, and includes information on immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2001

Hepatitis B Vaccine Introduction: Lessons Learned in Advocacy, Communication, and Training

This five-page paper summarizes lessons learned as a result of over ten years' experience introducing hepatitis B vaccine worldwide.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2001

Immunizing Children Against Hepatitis B

Part of the "Training Resource Series," this unique training module was specially designed to be easy to adapt for specific national programs. In addition to key technical content—including sections on using monovalent, quadrivalent, or …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine into Immunization Programmes

WHO recommends that Hib vaccine now be included in routine infant immunization programmes for all children, as appropriate to national capacities and priorities. This manual provides managers with the information they need to implement a national …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2000

Introduction of Hepatitis B Vaccine into Childhood Immunization Services

WHO recommends that hepatitis B vaccine be included in routine immunization schedules for all children in all countries. This manual provides management guidelines for the introduction of hepatitis B vaccine into childhood immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2001

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines - WHO Position Paper

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes essential background information on Japanese encephalitis (JE) disease and vaccines and gives the current World Health Organization position on the use of JE …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) Resource Center

The National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) Resource Center provides information, tools, and briefings to NITAGs and the global immunization community to improve evidence-based decision making on vaccines and immunization at the …

Author: Supporting National Independent Immunization and Vaccine Advisory Committees (SIVAC) Initiative

Publication date: 1111

Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme: From Decision to Implementation and Monitoring

This report reviews the principles and issues to be considered when making decisions about, planning, and implementing the introduction of a vaccine into a national immunization program. It also highlights ways to use the opportunity provided by the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Realizing the Full Potential of Childhood Immunization: How Health Professionals Can Make a Difference

This eight-page paper on local advocacy was written with doctors, nurses, and health educators in mind. It contains many practical suggestions for grassroots initiatives supporting immunization. An Africa-specific version was published in the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2000

Rotavirus Disease in Uzbekistan: Cost-Effectiveness of a New Vaccine

Investigators estimated the costs related to rotavirus disease in Uzbekistan and determined that a vaccine would be cost-effective, while also drastically reducing hospitalizations and deaths. This article was published in the journal Vaccine.

Author: Isakbaeva E, Musabaevc E, Antil L, et al.

Publication date: 2007

Safety and Efficacy of a Pentavalent Human-Bovine (WC3) Reassortant Rotavirus Vaccine

This study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, evaluated the safety and efficacy of Merck’s rotavirus vaccine (RotaTeq®), with a focus on determining risk of intussusception.

Author: Vesikari T, Matson D, Dennehy P, et al.

Publication date: 2006

Safety and Efficacy of an Attenuated Vaccine Against Severe Rotavirus Gastroenteritis

This study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, evaluated the safety and efficacy of GSK’s rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix®), with a focus on determining risk of intussusception.

Author: Ruiz-Palacios G, Pérez-Schael I, Velázquez F, et al.

Publication date: 2006

Thiomersal

This information sheet covers issue relating to the use of thiomersal (also known as thimerosal) in vaccines, including why it is used, evidence regarding safety, and the World Health Organization's position on the issue.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

Thiomersal - Questions and Answers

This in-depth fact sheet provides common questions and answers related to the use of thiomersal (also known as thimerosal) in vaccines. It includes general information about thiomersal, which vaccines contain it and why, updates on additional …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

Unsafe Injections, Fatal Injections

The authors of this paper provide an overview of medical and social science wisdom on the extent of unsafe injections and the complex reasons why many injections are given in an unsafe manner.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2000

Vaccine Position Papers

This web page provides links to all of the World Health Organization's position papers on specific vaccines. In addition to linking to these resources in English, it also provides links to translations of the papers into other languages, as well as …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 1111

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