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Cervical Cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), and HPV vaccines: Key Points for Policy-Makers and Health Professionals

HPV vaccines address a critical public health need, and will be an important element of a comprehensive cervical cancer control strategy. Ensuring universal access to HPV vaccination, screening, and treatment services will be key to reducing the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Cervical Cancer Prevention Action Planner

This interactive tool is designed for public health officials seeking guidance and resources related to developing evidence-based cervical cancer prevention programs in their countries. It includes video mini-lectures and other films, impact models, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Cervical Cancer Prevention at PATH: Two Decades of Progress Toward a World Free of HPV-Related Cancers

This report describes PATH's key cervical cancer prevention initiatives, which include providing technical assistance with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine program strategy and planning to low- and middle-income countries.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Chapter 15: HPV Vaccine Use in the Developing World

The authors of this article, which is a chapter in a monograph published in Vaccine, argue that HPV vaccine should be introduced in the framework of comprehensive cervical cancer control, and offers an opportunity to bring together a wide range of …

Author: Kane MA, Sherris J, Coursaget P, Aguado T, Cutts F

Published: 2006

Clinical Aspects of Pandemic 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, offers a comprehensive review of virologic, epidemiologic, and clinical data on influenza A(H1N1) virus infections during the 2009 pandemic and summarizes key issues for clinicians …

Author: Writing Committee of the WHO Consultation on Clinical Aspects of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza

Published: 2010

Comparative Review of Three Cost-Effectiveness Models for Rotavirus Vaccines in National Immunization Programs: A Generic Approach Applied to Various Regions in the World

This article, published in BMC Medicine, critically reviews available cost-effectiveness models for rotavirus vaccination, comparing their designs using a standardized approach and studying the similarities and differences in cost-effectiveness …

Author: Postma MJ, Jit M, Rozenbaum MH, Standaert BA, Tu HA, Hutubessy RCW

Published: 2011

The Compelling Need for Game-Changing Influenza Vaccines: An Analysis of the Influenza Vaccine Enterprise and Recommendations for the Future

This report provides a review of all aspects of influenza vaccine research and development, financing, manufacturing, efficacy, safety, regulatory issues, procurement, distribution, usage, public education, consumer acceptance, and public policy. …

Author: Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy

Published: 2012

The Complex Journey of a Vaccine

This infographic provides a visual description of the complicated route that vaccines follow for manufacturing, formulation, packaging, and distribution, including where quality control testing is completed at each step in the process.

Author: International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations

Published: 2014

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control: A Healthier Future for Girls and Women

This World Health Organization Guidance Note advocates for a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer prevention and control and is aimed at senior policy makers and programme managers. It describes the need to deliver effective interventions …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Conducting Formative Research for HPV Vaccination Program Planning: Practical Experience from PATH

From 2006 to 2011, PATH conducted demonstration projects in four low- and middle-income countries—India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam—to provide evidence for decision-making about public-sector introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Cost and Effectiveness Analysis of Immunization Service Delivery Support in Andhra Pradesh, India

Published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this paper offers the first attempt to quantitatively evaluate the supportive supervision framework in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Author: Suraratdecha C, Ramana V, Kaipilyawar S, et al.

Published: 2008

The Cost-Effectiveness of Rotavirus Vaccination in Armenia

This article, published in Vaccine, evaluates the cost-effectiveness of introducing infant rotavirus vaccination in Armenia in 2012 using Rotarix(R)® using a multiple birth cohort model. The model considered the cost and health implications of …

Author: Jit M, Yuzbashyan R, Sahakyan G, Avagyan T, Mosina L

Published: 2011

Costs of Introducing and Delivering HPV Vaccines in Low and Lower Middle Income Countries: Inputs for GAVI Policy on Introduction Grant Support to Countries

This article, published in PLoS ONE, describes the data and analysis shared with GAVI Alliance policymakers regarding their support of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The authors review why strategies and costs for HPV vaccine delivery are …

Author: Levin A, Wang SA, Levin C, Tsu V, Hutubessy R

Published: 2014

Current HPV Vaccines and Future AIDS Vaccines: Common Challenges and Unprecedented Opportunities

This issue brief discusses how ensuring swift and efficient HPV vaccine introduction in developing countries will not only help address the burden of cervical cancer, but will also provide a valuable opportunity for AIDS vaccine researchers and …

Author: AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, PATH

Published: 2008

Decade of Vaccines

This supplement to Vaccine features articles on the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan strategic objectives and the opportunities and challenges associated with its implementation. The 27 articles in the supplement cover a range of …

Author: Alonso PL, de Quadros CA, Lal AA, eds.

Published: 2013

Decade of Vaccines Collaboration

This website provides information about the Decade of Vaccines (DoV) Collaboration, a time-limited consultation process which, as planned, dissolved at the end of 2012. The DoV Collaboration brought together diverse stakeholders to develop a Global …

Author: Decade of Vaccines Collaboration

Published: 2012

Delivering Cervical Cancer Prevention in the Developing World

This report highlights new partnerships and innovations in cervical cancer prevention and treatment. It also provides profiles of success in increasing access to HPV vaccines and treatment from around the world, with country spotlights on Mexico, …

Author: Women Deliver

Published: 2011

Delivering Immunization Data Solutions: PATH Works With Multilateral Organizations to Deliver Access to Immunization Data

This fact sheet discusses the design and development of an Immunization Repository for the World Health Organization and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The Immunization Repository provides access to immunization data, dashboards, and reports to over …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Developing a Vision for Immunization Supply Systems in 2020: Landscape Analysis Summaries

Facilitated by project Optimize and conducted by a multidisciplinary group of partners, these landscape analyses highlight ongoing work related to five priority areas that comprise the vision for immunization supply systems in 2020. The analyses …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2011

Development of Strategies to Overcome Barriers to Effective Mucosal Immunization of Infants in Developing Countries

This issue of the Old Herborn University Seminar Monograph provides a summary of the discussions at an expert workshop hosted by the Old Herborn University Foundation in June 2010. The discussions were held to examine the mechanisms that may …

Author: Heidt PJ, Walker RI, Rusch V, eds.

Published: 2011

Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, Second Edition

A comprehensive global health examination, this book contributes substantially to global initiatives to improve the health of all peoples by providing a multidisciplinary understanding of fundamental issues and challenges, as well as effective …

Author: Disease Control Priorities Project

Published: 2008

Effectively Introducing a New Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine in Africa: The Burkina Faso Experience

In 2010, Burkina Faso conducted a country-wide campaign to introduce a new Group A meningococcal conjugate vaccine, MenAfriVac™. Leading up to this effort, the following challenges were successfully managed: (1) conducting a large safety study …

Author: Djingarey MH, Barry R, Bonkoungou M, et al.

Published: 2012

Eliminating Epidemic Group A Meningococcal Meningitis in Africa Through a New Vaccine

This article, published in Health Affairs, discusses a new affordable vaccine against Group A meningococcus, the most common cause of large and often fatal African epidemics of meningitis, that was introduced in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger in …

Author: LaForce FM, Okwo-Bele J-M

Published: 2011

Elimination of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) Disease From The Gambia After the Introduction of Routine Immunisation With a Hib Conjugate Vaccine: A Prospective Study

Routine immunization of infants in The Gambia with a Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) polysaccharide-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine began in May 1997. This article, published in The Lancet, reports on a study that investigated the effectiveness …

Author: Adegbola RA, Secka O, Lahai G, et al.

Published: 2005

Ensuring Access to HPV Vaccines Through Integrated Services: A Reproductive Health Perspective

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, describes avenues for service delivery of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and critical information gaps that must be bridged in order to inform future sexual and …

Author: Pollack AE, Balkin M, Edouard L, Cutts F, and Broutet N on behalf of the WHO/United Nations Population Fund Working Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health and HPV Vaccines

Published: 2007

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