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- Exploitation of Physiology and Metabolomics to Identify Pneumococcal Vaccine Candidates
This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, summarizes ways in which genome-wide techniques can help decipher factors associated with the fitness, metabolism, and virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae that could help lead to the …
Author: Schulz C, Hammerschmidt S
- Exploring New, Non-replicating Rotavirus Vaccines
This fact sheet summarizes the technical efforts and objectives of PATH's non-replicating rotavirus vaccine (NRRV) development project. It outlines the vaccine candidates under evaluation and primary partners, as well as the rationale for the NRRV …
- Facts for Life: Immunization
These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.
Author: United Nations Children's Fund
- Fatal Neglect: How Health Systems Are Failing to Comprehensively Address Child Mortality
WaterAid's report Fatal Neglect: How Health Systems Are Failing to Comprehensively Address Child Mortality shows how the aid system is not responding to the causes of child mortality in a targeted manner. The international health agenda is failing …
Author: WaterAid America
- Fears of Hepatitis B Vaccine Unfounded
This article addresses concerns about hepatitis B vaccination and emphasizes the positive health benefits of immunization.
- Fighting Malaria Today and Tomorrow
This fact sheet describes PATH's work in malaria control and prevention, including its work under the Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa and the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative.
- 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
- Finding the Final Fifth: Inequalities in Immunisation
Despite global progress, there is still a long way to go until the full benefits of immunization are enjoyed by all children. In 2010, almost one in five children – nearly 20 million – did not receive the most basic vaccinations that all …
Author: Save the Children
- “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
- 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
- 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
- "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 …
- 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. …
- 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 …
- 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
- 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 & …
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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