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Disease: Polio

Total results with these characteristics: 49

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Intradermal Delivery of Vaccines: A Review of the Literature and the Potential for Development for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The purpose of this report is: (1) to summarize the clinical evidence supporting the intradermal route for vaccine administration and the devices being developed for this purpose; (2) to determine whether intradermal delivery broadly holds promise …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

IPV Introduction, OPV Withdrawal and Routine Immunization Strengthening

This web page contains the rationale for and resources related to the introduction of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), withdrawal of oral polio vaccine (OPV), and routine immunization strengthening. It provides five in-depth modules covering issues …

Author: World Health Organization

More About Polio

This web page from the Vaccine Resource Library provides an overview of polio, a snapshot of the current vaccine landscape, and links to additional information about the disease.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

Polio

This web page provides information about the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts in the eradication of polio, as well as links to more resources on the disease and vaccination.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Polio Endgame

In 1988 the World Health Assembly initiated a global effort to eradicate poliovirus. Although there is still much distance to cover to eradicate the remaining wild polioviruses, recent progress has generated new confidence in the eradication effort. …

Author: Aylward B, Yamada T

Published: 2011

Polio Eradication & Endgame Strategic Plan 2013–2018

This document is a comprehensive, long-term strategy that addresses what is needed to deliver a polio-free world by 2018. The plan addresses the eradication of all polio disease, whether caused by wild poliovirus or circulating vaccine-derived …

Author: Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Published: 2013

Polio Vaccination

This web page provides information and resources for health professionals and the public about polio, vaccines against the disease, and eradication initiatives.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Polio Vaccines: WHO Position Paper, January 2014

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides essential background information on polio and gives the current World Health Organization position on the use of polio vaccines worldwide. This updated position paper replaces …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

PolioInfo

This website presents the latest polio campaign monitoring and communication data collected on behalf of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Partners. This data is used to develop profiles of the priority polio countries, in order to guide the …

Author: UNICEF

Poliomyelitis

This fact sheet about poliomyelitis provides information about the disease and an overview of the work of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to eradicate it.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Poliomyelitis: Intensification of the Global Eradication Initiative

This resolution from the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for a redoubled effort to complete the "end game" of polio eradication. The resolution declares the completion of poliovirus eradication a programmatic emergency …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Procurement and Pricing of New Vaccines for Developing Countries

Several vaccines that have come to market, including the rotavirus, pneumococcal conjugate, and human papillomavirus vaccines, have the potential to bring large public health benefits to developing countries. This eight-page policy brief explains …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Published: 2008

Protecting Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines From Freeze Damage

This fact sheet describes how PATH developed a low-cost and straightforward technology for protecting aluminum-adjuvanted liquid vaccines from the irreversible damage that results from freezing. Many current vaccines of importance to global …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review

This article, published in Pediatrics, reviews the existing literature on the safety of routine vaccines recommended for children in the United States. The authors found evidence that some vaccines are associated with serious adverse events; …

Author: Maglione MA, Das L, Raaen L, et al.

Published: 2014

Summary of Vaccine Stability Data

These documents provide stability data as of November 2012 on commonly used, licensed vaccines and stability data as of May 2012 from available data on novel, investigational vaccine formulations. Data are sorted by vaccine in a table format in both …

Author: PATH, Working in Tandem Ltd.

Published: 2012

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

Unprotected People Reports

This web page contains real-life accounts of people who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases, including compelling personal testimonies, remembrances, case reports, and newspaper articles.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Development Global Program

This website provides information about the work of PATH’s Vaccine Development Global Program to improve the health of people, especially infants and children living in low-income countries, by accelerating the development of vaccines …

Author: PATH

Vaccine Information Statements

This page contains vaccine information statements for a variety of immunizations, which are published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This web page also includes links to translations of the statements to many languages other …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information Statements

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets used in the United States (US) that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients. US federal law requires that healthcare staff provide a VIS to a patient, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Recommendations of the ACIP

This web page provides vaccine-related recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The page includes recommendations for specific vaccines, such as those against …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What Would Happen if We Stopped Vaccinations?

This web page provides a summary of disease-related consequences of stopping immunizations. Vaccination programs have eliminated or significantly reduced many vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States and elsewhere. However, these diseases …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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