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“First, Do No Harm”: Introducing Auto-disable Syringes and Ensuring Injection Safety in Immunization Systems of Developing Countries

This document was developed to assist policymakers and program managers in planning the introduction of auto-disable syringes as part of a comprehensive national policy and plan of action to improve injection safety, both for routine immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2002

Flu (Influenza)

This web page provides key information about influenza, including seasonal, avian, and pandemic influenza. Resources include information on causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment for influenza.

Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

For Proper Disposal: A Global Inventory of Alternative Medical Waste Treatment Technologies

This inventory provides a global listing of alternative technologies for the treatment of infectious waste. It is intended for use by health and environment ministries, international organizations, aid agencies, multilateral lending institutions, …

Author: Health Care Without Harm

Published: 2007

Formulation of a Killed Whole Cell Pneumococcus Vaccine—Effect of Aluminum Adjuvants on the Antibody and IL-17 Response

This article, published in the Journal of Immune Based Therapies and Vaccines, describes preclinical research which demonstrates that a vaccine composed of killed whole cell, nonencapsulated pneumococci and formulated with aluminum hydroxide induces …

Author: HogenEsch H, Dunham A, Hansen B, Anderson K, Maisonneuve JF, Hem SL

Published: 2011

"A" Frame for Advocacy

A website defining key components of public policy advocacy.

Author: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Framework for Conducting a Self-Assessment of National Progress in Injection Waste Management, Version 1

This tool was developed to provide a simple, efficient framework for conducting a self-assessment of health care waste-management (HCWM) planning at the national level. By collecting data on key achievements, knowledge, and practices at …

Author: PATH

Published: 2008

The Framework for OpenLMIS

There is a growing trend within low- and lower-middle-income countries and the development community working in those countries away from standalone information system projects toward comprehensive, enterprise-level health information systems. …

Author: VillageReach

Published: 2012

Freeze-Protection of Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines: PATH Formulation Technology

PATH has developed a low-cost and straightforward approach for protecting aluminum-adjuvanted vaccines from irreversible damage that results from freezing. Many current vaccines of importance to global health contain an aluminum-salt adjuvant (such …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Freezing Temperatures in the Vaccine Cold Chain: A Systematic Literature Review

This analysis, published in the journal Vaccine, highlights the pervasiveness of accidental freezing across the cold chain and makes recommendations for addressing the problem. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free …

Author: Matthias DM, Robertson J, Garrison MM, Newland S, Nelson C

Published: 2007

Frequently Asked Questions About Immunization

A resource for frequently asked questions that aim to establish facts and myths on immunizing your children.

Author: KidsHealth, Nemours Foundation

From Pipeline to Product: Malaria R&D Funding Needs Into the Next Decade

This report serves as a tool to guide policymakers’ investment in new tools to control malaria, contain emerging threats, and move toward the goal of eradicating malaria from the world. It looks at the estimated funding needed for Research & …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Fulfilling the Promise of Rotavirus Vaccines: How Far Have We Come Since Licensure?

This review, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, summarizes the role of rotavirus vaccination in reducing childhood hospitalizations and deaths due to severe diarrhea. The authors also highlight insights revealed through routine …

Author: Patel MM, Glass R, Desai R, Tate JE, Parashar UD

Published: 2012

The Fundamental Link Between Pneumococcal Carriage and Disease

This article, published Expert Review of Vaccines, reviews the evidence supporting pneumococcal carriage as an immediate and necessary precursor to pneumococcal disease. The authors emphasize the role of information on pneumococcal carriage in …

Author: Simell B, Auranen K, Käyhty H, et al.

Published: 2012

Future Directions for Research on Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Vaccines for Developing Countries

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reviews the progress made in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) vaccine development and evaluates the current status of ETEC vaccine research for children in developing countries. It …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

The Future of Global Immunization: Will the Promise of Vaccines be Fulfilled?

Childhood immunization is one of the most successful and cost-effective of all health interventions, especially for reducing infant and child morbidity and mortality globally. Still, nearly two million children die of vaccine-preventable deaths each …

Author: Cochi SL

Published: 2011

The Future of Immunisation Policy, Implementation, and Financing

The authors of this article, published in The Lancet, discuss the challenges and possibilities of further expanding coverage of existing vaccines while widely implementing new vaccines, with respect to low-income and middle-income countries. They …

Author: Levine OS, Bloom DE, Cherian T, et al.

Published: 2011

The Future of Pneumococcal Disease Prevention

This article, published in Vaccine, reviews the most recently developed pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) that are now approved for use in children, a 10-valent vaccine and a 13-valent vaccine, as well as other new PCVs in development. In view …

Author: Rodgers GL, Klugman KP

Published: 2011

Games for Adolescent Reproductive Health: An International Handbook

The attractive, 69-page handbook includes "45 games, tips on getting started working with youth, guidance on creating your own games, ready-to-use card sets, and the research and theory behind it all." While the content focusses on …

Author: PATH

Published: 2002

The GAVI Alliance

The GAVI Alliance is a global health partnership focused on saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunization in poor countries. GAVI is focused on accelerating the uptake and use of underused and new …

Author: The GAVI Alliance

GAVI's Advance Market Commitment

This article, published in The Lancet, details how the GAVI Alliance's pilot Advance Market Commitment financing mechanism works to stimulate the manufacture of affordable pneumococcal vaccines for developing countries. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how …

Author: Schwalbe N, El-Ziq I

Published: 2010

Generic Preferred Product Profile (gPPP)

This document provides guidance to the vaccine industry and other vaccine development groups on preferred presentations and packaging for vaccines intended for public‐sector use in developing countries. This generic preferred product profile …

Author: Vaccine Presentation and Packaging Advisory Group

Published: 2009

Generic Protocol for Monitoring Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination on Gastroenteritis Disease Burden and Viral Strains

This document outlines a uniform approach to monitoring the impact of rotavirus vaccines in national programs, including guidelines for monitoring disease trends and evaluating vaccine effectiveness and changes in strain patterns among …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

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

Published: 2002

Getting Started With Vaccine Vial Monitors: Questions and Answers on Field Operations

This excellent, comprehensive training manual addresses and answers important questions about using vaccine vial monitors in the field.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2002

G-FINDER: Global Funding of Innovation for Neglected Diseases

This website is a public search tool that provides open access to G-FINDER survey data. The G-FINDER survey tracks annual global investments into neglected disease product research and development, including vaccines. The tool allows easy creation …

Author: Policy Cures

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