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Disease: Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B Shots Are Recommended for All New Babies

A brochure for parents of infants outlining the rationale for hepatitis B vaccination.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Published: 2008

Hepatitis B Vaccination

This web page provides links to information about hepatitis B disease and vaccines, issues around vaccine safety, and many additional links to detailed materials for health professionals. 

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2008

Hepatitis B Vaccine Freezing in the Indonesian Cold Chain: Evidence and Solutions

This study, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, aimed to document and characterize freezing temperatures in the Indonesian vaccine cold chain to evaluate the feasibility of changes designed to reduce the occurrence of …

Author: Nelson C, et al

Published: 2004

Hepatitis B Vaccine Introduction: Lessons Learned in Advocacy, Communication, and Training

This five-page paper summarizes lessons learned as a result of over ten years' experience introducing hepatitis B vaccine worldwide.

Author: PATH

Published: 2001

Hepatitis B Vaccines - WHO Position Paper

This position paper, published in Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes essential background information on hepatitis B disease and vaccines and provides the current World Health Organization position concerning hepatitis B vaccine use in the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Hepatitis Foundation International

This website contains resources and support for people living with hepatitis. The mission of Hepatitis Foundation International is to teach the public and hepatitis patients how to prevent, diagnose, and treat viral hepatitis; prevent viral …

Author: Hepatitis Foundation International

Hexavalent IPV-Based Combination Vaccines for Public-Sector Markets of Low-Resource Countries

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, evaluates potential hexavalent vaccine candidates containing inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) that could provide reliable, low-cost, and continuous immunization to sustain polio …

Author: Mahmood K, Pelkowski S, Atherly D, Sitrin R, Donnelly JJ

Published: 2013

Hépatite B et Vaccin Antihépatite B: Sites Francophones

Links to French language websites on hepatitis B and hepatitis B vaccine.

Author: Hopitaux de Rouen

If You Have Sex, Read This... And Stop a Killer STD From Sneaking Up On You!

This one-page article, reprinted from Mademoiselle magazine by the Immunization Action Coalition, is designed to educate young women about the danger of hepatitis B infection and how to prevent sexual transmission.

Author: Liu L

Published: 1999

Immunization

This site offers information on vaccine and immunization programs at the American Academy of Pediatrics and includes video and text resources for parents. Resources include frequently asked questions for families, immunization information for …

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics

Immunize Canada

This partnership of nongovernmental, professional, health, consumer, government, and private-sector organizations aims to promote the understanding and use of vaccines recommended by Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization. Its goal is …

Author: Immunize Canada

Immunizing Children Against Hepatitis B

Part of the "Training Resource Series," this unique training module was specially designed to be easy to adapt for specific national programs. In addition to key technical content—including sections on using monovalent, quadrivalent, or …

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Increasing Hepatitis B Vaccine Coverage Rates by Implementing an Out-of-the-cold-chain Strategy

In areas such as Southeast Asia with a high incidence of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B, the World Health Organization recommends a birth dose of the vaccine for all children. Hepatitis B vaccine is typically kept refrigerated, within …

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2007

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Immunisation

This website from the Indian Academy of Pediatrics provides up-to-date information on vaccination for the general public and heath care professionals. It provides a range of resources including information about the latest recommendations by …

Author: Indian Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Immunisation

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

Introducing New Vaccines Into Developing Countries: Obstacles, Opportunities, and Complexities

This commentary, published in Nature Medicine, reviews current trends that may affect whether the most promising of the 350 vaccine candidates under development will eventually be used in programs for the poor in developing countries. It also …

Author: Clemens J, Jodar L

Published: 2005

Introduction of Hepatitis B Vaccine into Childhood Immunization Services

WHO recommends that hepatitis B vaccine be included in routine immunization schedules for all children in all countries. This manual provides management guidelines for the introduction of hepatitis B vaccine into childhood immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2001

Introduction to DPT-Hepatitis B Vaccine, Information for Health Care Workers

This document contains two booklets that provide information about the DTP-hepatitis B vaccine. One booklet is for health workers; the other targets community leaders.

Author: Mozambique Ministry of Health

Published: 2001

Landscape Analysis: Trends in Vaccine Availability and Novel Vaccine Delivery Technologies: 2008–2025

This landscape analysis identifies trends in the availability of vaccines and novel vaccine delivery technologies that are and will be of relevance to low- and middle-income countries from the present through 2025.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

More About Hepatitis B

This web page from the Vaccine Resource Library provides links to information about PATH's work on hepatitis B, as well as information about the disease and a snapshot of the current vaccine landscape.

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Out-of-cold-chain Delivery of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose in Four Districts of Vietnam

This document summarizes the results of a study of out-of-the-cold-chain approaches for improving on-time delivery of birth doses of the hepatitis B vaccine in four districts of Vietnam.

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2006

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

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

A chapter detailing hepatitis B disease and vaccines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Pink Book, a standard reference on the epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B: Operational Field Guidelines for Delivery of the Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine

This manual developed for the Western Pacific region provides a menu of programmatic options for improving timely delivery of the first dose of hepatitis B vaccine in different birth contexts to reduce mother-to-child transmission of …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

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

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