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Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations in Older Children and Adults in the United States Before and After Implementation of Infant Rotavirus Vaccination

This article, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reports on a study that explored the indirect impact of rotavirus vaccines on older age groups. The authors assessed patterns of gastroenteritis hospitalizations among …

Author: Gastañaduy PA, Curns AT, Parashar UD, Lopman BA

Published: 2013

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

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

Global Epidemiology of Invasive Meningococcal Disease

Neisseria meningitidis is one of the leading causes of bacterial meningitis globally and can also cause sepsis, pneumonia, and other manifestations. The worldwide epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) varies markedly by region and …

Author: Jafri RZ, Ali A, Messonnier NE, et al.

Published: 2013

Global Epidemiology of Meningococcal Disease

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, reviews meningococcal disease epidemiology and its variability across geographic area and time. The review summarizes the current status of meningococcal disease epidemiology by region, but notes that …

Author: Harrison LH, Trotter CL, Ramsay ME

Published: 2009

Global Epidemiology of Meningococcal Disease and Vaccine Efficacy

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, reviews outbreaks of meningococcal disease across the globe and the serotypes associated with these outbreaks. The author also discusses the different vaccines …

Author: Pollard AJ

Published: 2004

Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS): A Mid-term Analysis of Progress in 50 Countries

Over 70 countries developed comprehensive Multi-Year Plans (cMYPs) for implementing the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS) for the period 2006 to 2015. This paper, published in Health Policy and Planning, describes the outcomes of a …

Author: Kamara L, Lydon P, Bilous J, et al.

Published: 2012

Global Impact of Diarrheal Diseases That Are Sampled by Travelers: The Rest of the Hippopotamus

Travelers who experience diarrhea are exposed to the same pathogens and illnesses that pose some of the greatest threats to life and development among malnourished children in developing areas around the world, where inadequate water and poor …

Author: Guerrant RL, Oria R, Bushen OY, et al.

Published: 2005

The Global Meningococcal Initiative: Recommendations for Reducing the Global Burden of Meningococcal Disease

The Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI) is composed of an international group of scientists, clinicians, and public health officials that aim to promote the global prevention of invasive meningococcal disease through education and research. In …

Author: Harrison LH, Pelton SI, Wilder-Smith A, et al.

Published: 2011

Global Production of Seasonal and Pandemic (H1N1) Influenza Vaccines in 2009-2010 and Comparison with Previous Estimates and Global Action Plan Targets

This article, published in Vaccine, summarizes results from a World Health Organization (WHO) survey assessing global influenza vaccine production in the context of the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic.  The authors compare results …

Author: Partridge J, Kieny MP, World Health Organization H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Task Force

Published: 2010

Global, Regional, and National Causes of Child Mortality in 2008: A Systematic Analysis

This article, published in The Lancet, reports new estimates for 2008 of the major causes of death in children younger than five years. The authors estimated proportional causes of death for 193 countries, and by application of these proportions to …

Author: Black RE, Cousens S, Johnson HL, et al.

Published: 2010

GMP-Grade Pneumococcal Whole-Cell Vaccine Injected Subcutaneously Protects Mice From Nasopharyngeal Colonization and Fatal Aspiration-Sepsis

This article, which appeared in Vaccine, details research conducted at Children’s Hospital Boston to determine the performance of subcutaneous injection of pneumococcal whole-cell vaccine in preclinical studies. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users …

Author: Lu YJ, Leite L, Gonçalves VM, et al.

Published: 2010

Guidelines for Collection, Analysis, and Presentation of Vaccine Safety Data in Pre- and Post-Licensure Clinical Studies

These guidelines, published in the journal Vaccine, seek to standardize vaccine safety assessment by improving the accuracy and completeness of collection, analysis, and presentation of information about Adverse Events Following Immunization in …

Author: Bonhoeffer J, Bentsi-Enchill A, Chen RT, et al.

Published: 2009

Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccine Impact Against Purulent Meningitis in Rwanda

Rwanda introduced Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine in January 2002 and simultaneously implemented pediatric bacterial meningitis surveillance at a major referral hospital in the capital Kigali. This study reviewed …

Author: Muganga N, Uwimana J, Fidele N, et al.

Published: 2007

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

This supplement to the Journal of Pediatrics features 13 original research articles on Hib. Several of the articles present new data on the impact of Hib vaccines in developing countries, including Bangladesh, The Gambia, Mongolia, and Mozambique. …

Author: Hajjeh R, Mulholland K, Santosham M, eds.

Published: 2013

Health Care Costs of Diarrheal Disease and Estimates of the Cost-Effectiveness of Rotavirus Vaccination in Vietnam

This study, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, estimated economic burden and the vaccination cost-effectiveness ratio to determine potential reductions in health care costs associated with rotavirus-specific diarrhea.

Author: Fischer T, Anh D, Antil L, et al.

Published: 2005

Health Economics of Rotavirus Immunization in Vietnam: Potentials for Favorable Cost-Effectiveness in Developing Countries

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study designed to assess the cost-effectiveness of rotavirus immunization in Vietnam. It specifically focused on the use of RotaTeq® and assessing the affordability of implementing universal …

Author: Tu HA, Rozenbaum MH, Coyte PC, Li SC, Woerdenbag HJ, Postma MJ

Published: 2012

A Heat-Stable Hepatitis B Vaccine Formulation

This article, published in Human Vaccines, discusses a study to develop a formulation of recombinant hepatitis B vaccine with improved stability at elevated temperatures. A new vaccine formulation has the potential to be used outside the cold chain …

Author: Jezek J, Chen D, Watson L, et al.

Published: 2009

Heat-Stable Measles Vaccine Produced by Spray Drying

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on the development of a heat-stable measles vaccine powder using a combination of unique stabilizers and mild spray-drying process conditions. The researchers identified spray drying as the optimal …

Author: Ohtake S, Martin RA, Yee L, et al.

Published: 2010

Hepatitis B Immunization Strategies: Timing is Everything

This article, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, reviews the evidence for long-term effectiveness of vaccination programs for infants and adolescents against hepatitis B. Long-term observational data show that vaccinated …

Author: Mackie CO, Buxton JA, Tadwalkar S, Patrick DM

Published: 2009

Herd Immunity and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: A Quantitative Model

An empirical quantitative model was developed to estimate the herd (indirect) effects on the incidence of invasive disease among persons ≥5 years of age induced by vaccination of young children with 1, 2, or ≥3 doses of the …

Author: Haber M, Barskey A, Baughman W, et al.

Published: 2007

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