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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

Published: 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

Published: 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 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

Published: 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

Published: 2011

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publish Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, an excellent source for up-to-date information on disease surveillance in the United States and globally.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Meningitis Vaccine in the Pipeline

This article, featured in Science in Africa, outlines the burden of meningoccoal disease in Africa and discusses various projects to develop a new meningococcal vaccine for Africa that can provide long-term protection across all age groups and that …

Author: Bagchi S

Published: 2004

New Strategies for Accelerating Shigella Vaccine Development

Published in Weekly Epidemiological Record, this report presents an update on research for Shigella vaccine development and the recommendations of a WHO meeting to accelerate the development of Shigella vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1997

Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections in Three Pregnant Women--United States, April to May 2009

During seasonal influenza epidemics and previous pandemics, pregnant women have been at increased risk for complications related to influenza infection. In addition, maternal influenza virus infection and accompanying hyperthermia place fetuses at …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2009

Obstacles to Vaccines for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Cervical Cancer

Despite advances in prevention and treatment, AIDS, tuberculosis, and cervical cancer remain among the most serious and costly threats to world health. This article, published by the Population Reference Bureau, outlines the potential impact of …

Author: Khan M

Published: 2006

Op.ti.mize

The Op.ti.mize e-newsletter is a quarterly publication that highlights advances and innovations in health care logistics, technologies, and policy. Developed by Project Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, this …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis Surveillance--African Region, 2002 to 2008

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, analyzes data for 2002 to 2008 from the Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis (PBM) Surveillance Network, which collects information on laboratory-confirmed bacterial meningitis cases among …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2009

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Childhood Immunization - WHO Position Paper

This article, published in Weekly Epidemiological Record, is a summary of pneumococcal disease and its burden, as well as the official World Health Organization (WHO) position on use of conjugate vaccines in a global context. In 2012, the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

Pneumococcal Vaccines: WHO Position Paper - 2012

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes the World Health Organization's (WHO's) recommendations on pneumococcal vaccines and related issues, including disease surveillance, epidemiology, and studies to evaluate …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

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

Postmarketing Monitoring of Intussusception After RotaTeq Vaccination-United States, February 1, 2006 - February 15, 2007

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, summarizes the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices review of post-marketing safety surveillance data on RotaTeq®, the rotavirus vaccine by Merck & Co., Inc. The …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2007

Preventing Pneumococcal Disease Among Infants and Young Children

This report includes the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended pneumococcal vaccination schedule for infants at ages 2, 4, 6, and 12 to 15 months. This report also includes a …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2000

Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

Published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, this article provides recommendations on the use of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccines to prevent pneumococcal disease.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 1997

Prevention of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis Among Infants and Children: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

This report, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, provides background on the development of RotaTeq®, Merck's vaccine against rotavirus, and recommendations for its use in the prevention of rotavirus through immunization.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2006

Progress in Preventing Cervical Cancer: Updated Evidence on Vaccination and Screening

This issue of Outlook provides information on opportunities for preventing cervical cancer through vaccination and screening. It summarizes evidence on the safety and efficacy of human papillomavirus vaccines as well as successful approaches for …

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

Progress Introducing Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine in Low-Income Countries, 2004-2008

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, discusses the progress of Hib vaccine use, as well as the strategies and collaborative efforts that have contributed to an increase in the number of countries …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Progress Toward Introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine in Low-Income Countries--Worldwide, 2004-2007

This report, from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, discusses the increased use of the Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine during 2004 through 2007.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2008

Protecting Asia's Children

This article featured in PATH’s programmatic newsletter, Directions in Global Health, discusses PATH's JE project and their work in Asia.

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Risk of Epidemic Meningitis in Africa: A Cause for Concern

This article, featured in the World Health Organization's Weekly Epidemiological Record, presents what the potential scenarios were for meningitis epidemics in Africa in the 2007-2008 seasons and provides information on the expected availability of …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

RotaFlash News Alert

These alerts are distributed periodically via email to provide information on breaking news related to rotavirus disease and vaccines and to provide the latest news on progress made by PATH and its partners toward increasing global access to …

Author: PATH

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