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23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine - WHO Position Paper

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides essential background information on pneumococcal disease and gives the current World Health Organization position concerning the use of the 23-valent …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Addition of History of Intussusception as a Contraindication for Rotavirus Vaccination

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, reports on the revision that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved for the prescribing information and patient labeling for rotavirus vaccines manufactured by …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2011

Addition of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency as a Contraindication for Administration of Rotavirus Vaccine

In response to reported cases of vaccine-acquired rotavirus infection in infants with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) following rotavirus vaccine administration, both Merck & Co. and GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals have revised …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2010

Ask the Experts: Update on the Safety of Rotavirus Vaccines

This article, published by the American Pharmacists Association, addresses the safety of rotavirus vaccines, including the latest information on possible contamination issues. The authors indicate that the documented benefits of RotaTeq and …

Author: Mojica B, Hess K

Publication date: 2011

Detecting Meningococcal Meningitis Epidemics in Highly-Endemic African Countries

This article, published in the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides the WHO recommendation for detecting and responding to meningococcal meningitis epidemics in highly-endemic countries in Africa. In each …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2000

Ensuring That Developing Countries Have Access to New Healthcare Products: The Role of Product Development Partnerships

According to this article published in the eJournal Innovation Strategies Today, product development partnerships (PDPs) are generating an increasing flow of health products, including vaccines, for diseases prevalent in developing countries. …

Author: Brooks AD, Wells WA, McLean TD, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Eurosurveillance

Similar to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, these archives contain euro-specific disease surveillance information.

Author: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Evaluation of Meningitis Surveillance Before Introduction of Serogroup A Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine—Burkina Faso and Mali

Before the 2010 to 2011 introduction of the first serogroup A meningococcal conjugate vaccine developed solely for Africa (MenAfriVac), evaluations of the existing meningitis surveillance in Burkina Faso and Mali were conducted to assess the …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2012

Global Immunization Newsletters (GIN)

A monthly newsletter that contains updates on immunization technologies and the introduction of new vaccines, as well as information on country-specific immunization activities.

Author: World Health Organization

Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccines - WHO Position Paper

Designed for use by national public health officials and immunization program managers, this position paper provides a summary of essential background information on Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease and vaccines and outlines the current …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) Vaccination Position Paper – July 2013

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes the World Health Organization's recommendations on the inclusion of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccines in all national immunization programs. Vaccination remains the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

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

Publication date: 2009

Human Papillomavirus Vaccines: WHO Position Paper

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, is the first World Health Organization (WHO) position paper on vaccines against diseases caused by human papillomaviruses (HPV). It provides essential background information on HPV and …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Human Papillomavirus Vaccines: WHO Position Paper, October 2014

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes the World Health Organization's recommendations on the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines in national immunization programs. It focuses primarily on the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

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

Publication date: 1999

Intercountry Meningitis Meeting: Preparing for the Next Epidemic Seasons, Mali, October 2006

This article, published in the World Health Organization's Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes an intercountry meeting on enhanced surveillance and responses to meningitis epidemics held in October 2006 in Bamako, Mali. More than 80 …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2007

Intradermal Delivery of Vaccines: Potential Benefits and Current Challenges

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, explores the ways by which the delivery of vaccine antigens to the dermis and/or epidermis layers of the skin (i.e., intradermal vaccine delivery) might be more efficient than …

Author: Hickling JK, Jones KR, Friede M, Zehrung D, Chen D, Kristensen D

Publication date: 2011

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines - WHO Position Paper

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes essential background information on Japanese encephalitis (JE) disease and vaccines and gives the current World Health Organization (WHO) position on the use of JE vaccines in …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines: WHO Position Paper – February 2015

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides an updated recommendation from the World Health Organization on the use of Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccines, replacing their earlier recommendation from 2006. The article …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Meeting of the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, December 2010: Rotavirus Vaccine and Intussusception

This article, from the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reports on the outcome of a meeting of the World Health Organization's independent, authoritative vaccine safety committee where they reviewed postmarketing surveillance that indicated the …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

Meningitis in Chad, Niger and Nigeria: 2009 Epidemic Season

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, details the 2009 meningitis epidemic season in Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. It includes an overview of meningococcal disease, surveillance results for the season, and outbreak response …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2010

Meningitis Vaccine Project News Digest

MVP News Digest provides a quarterly update of activities at the Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP), a partnership between the World Health Organization and PATH. MVP works to eliminate epidemic meningitis as a public health problem in sub-Saharan …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine: Updated Guidance, February 2015

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, supplements the World Health Organization's (WHO's) earlier position paper from 2011 concerning the routine immunization of infants and young children in the African meningitis belt with …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Meningococcal Vaccines: Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccines - WHO Position Paper

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes essential background information on meningococcal meningitis and vaccines against the disease. It also includes the current World Health Organization (WHO) position …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2002

Meningococcal Vaccines: WHO Position Paper, November 2011

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes the World Health Organization's recommendations on meningococcal vaccines. It incorporates the most recent developments in the field of meningococcal vaccines, including …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2011

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