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Temperature Recording System in National Vaccine Stores of Khartoum, Sudan, and Tehran, Iran

Both Iran and Sudan utilize an alarm-based temperature recording system to monitor the performance of their national immunization cold stores. To better the utility and application of such systems in other countries, this report documents the …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Temperature Sensitivity of Vaccines

This document addresses issues regarding potential exposure of temperature-sensitive vaccines to freezing temperatures and provides updated information on vaccine vial monitors, as well as a discussion of future advances in cold chain technology.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

Treatment Alternatives for Medical Waste Disposal

This document describes technology options for treating infectious medical waste, including incineration, chemical treatment, autoclaving, microwaving, shredding, and compacting. Performance issues, environmental impact, and perspectives from …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Use of Vaccines Outside of the Cold Chain: A Literature Review

This review compiles the literature available on the use of vaccines outside of the cold chain. Most of the studies analyzed in this review focus on hepatitis B, except one that examines meningococcal Group C vaccine. Most showed that there are no …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Using Uniject™ to Increase the Safety and Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Immunization

This seven-page paper describes use of an innovative injection device to immunize Indonesian newborns as soon after birth as possible. Results were positive: more infants were protected against hepatitis B earlier in life, health workers and parents …

Author: PATH

Published: 2002

Vaccinating Children Beyond the ‘Cold Chain’: Extending the Heat Stability of Vaccines

This issue brief reviews the topic of temperature sensitivity of vaccines and the effects it has on the distribution of vaccines to children in low-resource countries. It explores the cost of vaccination damage, potential heat-stabilizing vaccine …

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign

Vaccine Development: Current Status and Future Needs

This report reviews the progress of new vaccine development and identifies more than 40 infectious agents that pose significant health threats and may be combatted by vaccine development.

Author: American Society of Microbiology

Published: 2005

Vaccine Regional Distribution Center Cost Assessment

Project Optimize assessed the cost implications of leveraging a regional distribution center for the international transportation of vaccines in seven African countries. This report outlines the economic issues that need to be addressed for such a …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2011

Vaccine Safety and Your Child: Separating Fact From Fiction

This 32-page booklet is excerpted from a book published in 2011, and was developed by the Vaccine Education Center of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to serve as a resource for parents. Topics covered include: general questions about vaccine …

Author: Offit PA, Moser CA

Published: 2013

Vaccine Stock Management: Guidelines on Stock Records for Immunization Program and Vaccines Store Manager

This document was developed to assist countries in improving vaccine stock management practices in accordance with the WHO-UNICEF Effective Vaccine Store Management initiative. It reviews approaches and tools for recording necessary information. …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

Vaccine Supply Chain Costing Methodology

Between 2009 and 2012, technical staff from project Optimize worked to develop costing methodology and create an accompanying Microsoft Excel-based costing tool to help estimate the cost of the vaccine supply chain in Senegal and Vietnam. This …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Vaccine Technologies at PATH

PATH and its partners have been advancing innovative vaccine technologies for more than 30 years. This report outlines PATH's approach and capabilities. It also describes a number of individual vaccine technologies at various …

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

Vaccine Vial Monitor (VVM) Availability and Use in the African, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asian, and Western Pacific Regions

This document reports on a study of vaccine vial monitor (VVM) availability and use in developing countries in four regions. The study included three aspects: the total proportion of vaccines with VVMs in the regions with detailed information by …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Vaccines for Children: Supply at Risk

This report warns of vaccine shortages serious enough to jeopardize immunization programs for children throughout the world.

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Published: 2002

Vaccines: Harnessing Opportunity in the 21st Century

This report highlights key discussions from the 2011 Pacific Health Summit, held in Seattle, Washington, on June 21 to 23, 2011. The event brought together global leaders from science, industry, and policy to discuss how to realize the dream of a …

Author: The National Bureau of Asian Research

Published: 2011

Vesikari Clinical Severity Scoring System Manual

This manual provides a suggested standardized methodology for implementing the Vesikari Clinical Severity Scoring System across rotavirus vaccine studies and provides details on scoring system parameters, identifies implementation challenges, and …

Author: Kristen Lewis

Published: 2011

Victims of Our Own Success: Will Immunization Remain the Paradigm of Effective Prevention

This issue brief, based on a GIH roundtable discussion of select grantmakers and national experts in childhood immunization, explores various factors influencing public acceptance of childhood immunization; the importance of ensuring and conveying …

Author: Grantmakers in Health (GIH)

Published: 2001

Vietnam: Progress Beyond High Coverage

This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, in close collaboration with the Vietnamese National Expanded Program on Immunization, to increase immunization program quality, safety, and efficiency, including increasing …

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Vigilancia Epidemiológica de Diarreas Causadas por Rotavirus

This Spanish-language document provides information on rotavirus disease and vaccines, including epidemiology and prevention and treatment of the disease.

Author: Pan American Health Organization

Published: 2007

VIMS – Vaccine Information Management System: Report on Global Introduction

This web page provides links to an archive of the VIMS Report on Global Introduction. The report, updated quarterly, provides data and figures on the introduction status of Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal conjugate, and rotavirus …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

WHO Immunization Work: 2006-07 Highlights

This report provides an overview of the wide range of immunization activities undertaken by the World Health Organization, both at global and regional levels, during the past two years. Topics covered in the report include global immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

WHO Recommendations for Routine Immunization: Summary Tables

These summary tables are designed to assist program managers in developing optimal immunization schedules using key information from the World Health Organization. The first table summarizes recommended routine immunizations for all age …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

WHO/Health Canada Drafting Group Meeting on Scientific and Regulatory Considerations on the Stability Evaluation of Vaccines Under Controlled Temperature Chain

On December 4 to 6, 2012, a consultation was held under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Health Canada in Ottawa to identify obstacles to further developing a controlled temperature chain for vaccines. As described in this …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

WHO's Key Normative Processes and Institutions for Vaccines: A Primer

This brief describes three WHO normative institutions and processes pertaining to the issuance of technical guidelines and opinons about the public health value of new vaccines, their quality, and the acceptability of their manufacturings. This …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Institute

Published: 2008

Why Invest in Communication for Immunization? Evidence and Lessons Learned

This report identifies communication challenges that affect the success of immunization services; offers evidence of the contributions of communication activities; identifies lessons learned, and suggests ways in which communication can continue to …

Author: Waisbord S and Larson H

Published: 2005

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