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10 Facts on Immunization

This short summary of immunization facts provides an overview of immunization and a ten-slide presentation on immunization facts.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2017

13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: A Review of Its Use in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

This article, published in Pediatric Drugs, reviews the use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) in infants, children, and adolescents. The author states the safety and reactogenicity of PCV13 to be generally similar to that of …

Author: Plosker GL

Publication date: 2013

16th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference: Recent Progress Toward Effective Meningococcal Disease Vaccines

This report, published in Human Vaccines, describes developments in meningococcal disease vaccines presented at the 16th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference in Rotterdam in September 2008. It includes progress on an …

Author: Gorringe AR, van Alphen L

Publication date: 2009

2006 Report of the Steering Committee on Dengue and Other Flavivirus Vaccines

The Japanese encephalitis (JE) section of this report summarizes current activities aimed at furthering JE control through immunization, including clinical trials, the establishment of an Adverse Events Following Immunization surveillance …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

2008 Estimate of Worldwide Rotavirus-Associated Mortality in Children Younger than 5 Years Before the Introduction of Universal Rotavirus Vaccination Programmes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

This analysis, published in the The Lancet Infectious Diseases, applied data collected through the World Health Organization's Global Rotavirus Surveillance Network to update the estimate of childhood rotavirus mortality worldwide. The …

Author: Tate JE, Burton AH, Boschi-Pinto C, Steele AD, Duque J, Parashar UD

Publication date: 2011

2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Monovalent Vaccines for Children

This editorial, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, comments on new immunogenicity data on 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccines for children. The data suggest that a single dose of the vaccine offers protection …

Author: Fiore AE, Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2010

2013 Rota Roundup

2013 was a remarkable year for rotavirus vaccines, the best tool to prevent severe rotavirus disease and the deadly, dehydrating diarrhea that it causes. This infographic depicts various rotavirus vaccine highlights from the year, including the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

2017 Pneumonia & Diarrhea Progress Report: Driving Progress Through Equitable Investment and Action

This report evaluates the progress of the 15 countries with the greatest burden of pneumonia and diarrhea deaths among children under the age of five years in implementing the high-impact interventions outlined in the Global Action Plan for the …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine - WHO Position Paper

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides essential background information on pneumococcal disease and gives the current World Health Organization position concerning the use of the 23-valent pneumococcal …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

A 9-Valent HPV Vaccine Against Infection and Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Women

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reports on a study to determine the efficacy and immunogenicity of an investigational 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in women 16 to 26 years of age. The authors found that …

Author: Joura EA, Giuliano AR, Iversen O-E, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Above Zero: Strategies to Prevent Vaccine Freezing

This four-minute animated video emphasizes the difficulty and importance of maintaining proper temperatures in the vaccine cold chain. The risk of exposing vaccines to freezing temperatures are now known to be significant. These risks can be reduced …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Accelerating Introduction of New Vaccines: Barriers to Introduction and Lessons Learned From the Recent Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine Experience

This article, from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, examines recent efforts to accelerate the introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccines in developing countries, which resulted in a significant surge in …

Author: Hajjeh R

Publication date: 2011

Accelerating Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine Introduction

This fact sheet describes the work and approach of the Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium (TyVAC), a partnership between the Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland, the Oxford Vaccine Group at Oxford University, and PATH. …

Author: Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium

Publication date: 2017

Access to Vaccines Index 2017

The Access to Vaccines Index is a publicly available tool that assesses the world's largest vaccine companies based on their ability to improve access to vaccines. With cross-cutting analyses of each vaccine company's efforts to develop, …

Author: Access to Medicine Foundation

Publication date: 2017

Achieving Effective Sharps Waste Management in GAVI Host Countries: A Proposed Approach With Estimates of Costs

This document presents an analysis of safer sharps-waste management activities, including practical options using available or emerging technologies. The analysis includes an estimate of the baseline burden of disease from unsafe injection …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2006

Achieving the Global Vision for Future Immunization Supply and Logistics Systems: Action Plans

These action plans describe specific activities and strategies designed to help achieve the common vision for the future of immunization supply systems developed by the Cold Chain and Logistics Task Force (led by the United Nations Children’s Fund …

Author: World Health Organization, PATH

Publication date: 2012

Action and Investment to Defeat Malaria 2016–2030

This report, intended to be an advocacy tool, positions malaria as a wider issue for international development and builds the case for additional investment in malaria. It also identifies actions that governments, civil society, the health sector, …

Author: World Health Organization; Roll Back Malaria Partnership

Publication date: 2015

Acute Respiratory Infections (Update September 2009): Respiratory syncytial virus and parainfluenza viruses

This page on the World Health Organization website provides information on respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and parainfluenza viruses, including the RSV disease burden, virology, and vaccines under development.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Addressing the Vaccine Confidence Gap

This article, published in The Lancet, discusses some of the characteristics of the changing global environment that are contributing to increased public questioning of vaccines, and outlines some of the specific determinants of public trust. The …

Author: Larson HJ, Cooper LZ, Eskola J, Katz SL, Ratzan S

Publication date: 2011

Adult Vaccination Resources Library

This online library gathers resources specifically related to adult immunization, providing healthcare providers and the general public with access to relevant resources that can be used in a clinic setting or for individual education. It includes …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

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