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2014 Assessment Report of the Global Vaccine Action Plan: Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization

The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) was endorsed by the World Health Assembly in May 2012 to achieve its “Decade of Vaccines” vision of universal access to immunization. This report provides a review of the progress on implementation of the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

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

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

Cervical Cancer Action: 2007 to 2014 . . . and Beyond

This briefing paper highlights Cervical Cancer Action's accomplishments and global milestones, engagements and country support, and plans for future investment. It includes a detailed timeline which spans from 2007 to 2013 and a map of the rapid …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

Publication date: 2014

Cervical Cancer Prevention Action Planner

This interactive tool is designed for public health officials seeking guidance and resources related to developing evidence-based cervical cancer prevention programs in their countries. It includes video mini-lectures and other films, impact models, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Childhood Immunization: What You Need to Know

Information for parents and health care workers about diseases and vaccines, extensive questions and answers, and charts comparing disease risk versus vaccine risk.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2004

Coalition Building: A Cornerstone of National Advocacy, Policymaking and Effective Cervical Cancer Prevention Programs

This issue brief is written for civil society leaders seeking to expand access to cervical cancer prevention and control resources in their communities. These resources include HPV vaccines for young adolescents and established and new screening and …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

Common Requirements for Logistics Management Information Systems

This document focuses on a method for producing descriptions, models, and figures that accurately represent the views and needs of global health professionals. The document can be used by global health practitioners to inform software development …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2010

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control: A Healthier Future for Girls and Women

This World Health Organization Guidance Note advocates for a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer prevention and control and is aimed at senior policy makers and programme managers. It describes the need to deliver effective interventions …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Comprehensive Family Immunization (IM)

This web page on the Pan American Health Organization's website provides information about the IM initiative. The mission of this initiative is to promote and coordinate technical cooperation and partnerships with the private and public sectors and …

Author: Pan American Health Organization

The Cost of Immunization Programs in the Next 10 Years

This paper summarizes the results of a WHO/UNICEF study on the potential impact of immunization over the next decade and the financing required for immunization activities in the 72 poorest countries of the world.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Current PATH Initiatives in Cervical Cancer Prevention

This fact sheet summarizes PATH's current work in cervical cancer prevention. Since PATH began to focus on cervical cancer in 1991, its portfolio has expanded to cover the full range of technologies and approaches for the prevention of cervical …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

Diseases and the Vaccines That Prevent Them: For Parents of Infants and Young Children (Birth Through Age 6)

This series of fact sheets describes symptoms of infection as well as the benefits and risk of vaccination for 14 diseases, specifically for vaccines recommended for children from birth through the age of six years. There are two versions of each …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Diseases and the Vaccines that Prevent Them: For Parents of Preteens and Teens (7 Through 18 Years Old)

This series of fact sheets describes symptoms of infection as well as the benefits and risk of vaccination for several diseases, specifically for vaccines recommended for children aged 7 to 18 years. There are two types of fact sheets provided. …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluaciónde Costo-Efectividad de la Vacuna Anti-rotavirus en Chile

This article, published in Revista Médica de Chile, outlines an economic model that determined rotavirus vaccination is a cost-effective intervention that can effectively reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs of rotavirus …

Author: Constenla D, O'Ryan M, Navarrete M, Antil L, Rheingans R

Publication date: 2006

Facts for Life: Immunization

These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Financing Assessment Tool for Immunization Services: Guidelines for Performing a Country Assessment

On behalf of Partnerships for Health Reform, this immunization financing tool is intended for in-depth, systematic evaluations of the costs and financing of immunization programs. The tool offers a checklist and tables that guide the user through …

Author: Kaddar M, Makinen M, Khan M

Publication date: 2000

FLU.gov

This website provides fact sheets, reports, articles, videos, and other resources about influenza symptoms, treatment, prevention, and vaccination.

Author: US Department of Health & Human Services

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

Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Strategic Plan 2010-2012

Alarmed that polio remained entrenched in the four countries that had never stopped transmission, and that an increasing number of polio-free areas were becoming reinfected, in May 2008 the World Health Assembly called for a new strategy to complete …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2010

Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011-2020

The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP)—endorsed by the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly in May 2012—is a roadmap to prevent millions of deaths by 2020 through more equitable access to vaccines for people in all communities. …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Guía Práctica de Vacunación

This Argentinean website provides information about vaccine preventable diseases and is a professional, independent site run by Carlos Kohler. It includes international and Argentinean news and information and is the online Practical Guide to …

Author: Dr. Carlos Kohler

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

Helping Young People Become Youth Advocates for Immunization

Written for teachers and youth group leaders, this 24-page paper is full of practical ideas for teaching children and young adults about infectious disease, immunization, and injection safety and for encouraging them to promote immunization in their …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2000

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