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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

Giving Immunizations

This handout provides basic information about giving immunizations, and lists resources and organizations relevant to this topic.

Author: Optimize (PATH, World Health Organization)

Published: 2013

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

Published: 2001

Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia

This document outlines a global action plan to support countries in controlling pneumonia, providing a framework for action around which partners can coordinate their efforts. The document summarizes the global situation with respect to pneumonia, …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Published: 2009

The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety

The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety was established at the World Health Organization in 1999 "to respond promptly, efficiently, and with scientific rigour to vaccine safety issues of global importance." The site contains links to …

Author: World Health Organization

Global Alert and Response Disease Outbreak News: Meningococcal Disease

This web page provides regular updates on meningococcal disease outbreaks around the world as reported to the World Health Organization. It also serves as an archive, housing links to outbreak news alerts dating back to 1999.

Author: World Health Organization

Global and Regional Burden of Disease and Risk Factors, 2001: Systematic Analysis of Population Health Data

Published in The Lancet, the study aim was to calculate the global burden of disease and risk factors for 2001, to examine regional trends from 1990 to 2001, and to provide a starting point for the analysis of the Disease Control Priorities Project. …

Author: Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Jamison DT, Murray CJ

Published: 2006

Global and Regional Risk of Disabling Sequelae From Bacterial Meningitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, provides an overview of a systematic review and meta-analysis of published papers from 1998 to 2008 to estimate the risks of major and minor sequelae caused by bacterial meningitis,  …

Author: Edmond K, Clark A, Korczak VS, et al.

Published: 2010

Global Burden of Acute Lower Respiratory Infections Due to Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Young Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

This article, published in The Lancet, describes research to estimate the global incidence of and mortality from episodes of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in children younger than five years …

Author: Nair H, Nokes DJ, Gessner BD, et al.

Published: 2010

Global Burden of Childhood Pneumonia and Diarrhoea

This article, published in The Lancet, reviews the epidemiology of childhood diarrhea and pneumonia in 2010 to 2011 to inform the planning of integrated control programmes for both illnesses. The estimates show 1.731 billion episodes of diarrhea and …

Author: Walker CL, Rudan I, Liu L, et al.

Published: 2013

Global Burden of Respiratory Infections Due to Seasonal Influenza in Young Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

This article, published in The Lancet, details a systematic review and meta-analysis to estimate the global incidence of and mortality from lower respiratory infections associated with influenza in children younger than five years of age. Based on …

Author: Nair H, Brooks WA, Katz M, et al.

Published: 2011

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