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Evaluation of Three Immunoglobulin M Antibody Capture Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assays for Diagnosis of Japanese Encephalitis

From the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, this study evaluates the sensitivity, specificity, and usability of three commercially-available kits for Japanese encephalitis laboratory diagnostics.

Author: Jacobson J, Hills S, Winkler J, et al.

Published: 2007

Evidence of Vaccine Freezing in the Cold Chain: Literature Review

This document provides a literature review of articles about evidence of vaccine freezing in the cold chain. The document is part of a series that describes the serious risk of freezing vaccines and World Health Organization-recommended …

Author: PATH

Published: 2003

Exposure to Heat and Freezing in the Vaccine Cold Chain in Thailand

Good cold chain practice is essential to maintain full immunogenicity of vaccines. This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that aimed to identify the likelihood and extent of exposure to inappropriate temperatures in the vaccine cold …

Author: Techathawat S, Varinsathien P, Rasdjarmrearnsook A, Tharmaphornpilas P

Published: 2006

Final Report: Evaluation of Three Reuse-Prevention Feature Reconstitution Syringes in Three Districts of Indonesia

This document reports on the findings of a field evaluation of three World Health Organization-prequalified syringes with reuse prevention features used for vaccine reconstitution during a measles campaign in Lombok, Indonesia. The objective of the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Fragile Lives - Immunization at Risk

Hailed as "the greatest public health success story of all time," today childhood immunization faces obstacles never seen before. While immunization still saves three million young lives each year, millions more could be saved if there were enough …

Author: PATH, Barraclough Productions

Published: 2004

Harnessing Solar Energy for Health Needs

Many health facilities in remote areas operate without grid electricity, have unreliable electricity, or find that using electricity is too costly. In these settings, solar energy is a promising solution for powering the storage and transportation …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Health Care Costs of Diarrheal Disease and Estimates of the Cost-Effectiveness of Rotavirus Vaccination in Vietnam

This study, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, estimated economic burden and the vaccination cost-effectiveness ratio to determine potential reductions in health care costs associated with rotavirus-specific diarrhea.

Author: Fischer T, Anh D, Antil L, et al.

Published: 2005

Health Economics of Rotavirus Immunization in Vietnam: Potentials for Favorable Cost-Effectiveness in Developing Countries

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study designed to assess the cost-effectiveness of rotavirus immunization in Vietnam. It specifically focused on the use of RotaTeq® and assessing the affordability of implementing universal …

Author: Tu HA, Rozenbaum MH, Coyte PC, Li SC, Woerdenbag HJ, Postma MJ

Published: 2012

A HealthTech Report: Field Evaluation of the Acceptability and Feasibility of Syringe Melters in Indonesia

This report shares findings from a field evaluation of three syringe melters temporarily placed in five health centers in Indonesia, which aimed to assess the field performance of the devices, acceptability by health workers, fit into the existing …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

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

How Much Does it Cost to Get a Dose of Vaccine to the Service Delivery Location? Empirical Evidence from Vietnam's Expanded Program on Immunization

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, present empirical estimates of vaccine supply chain costs for Vietnam's Expanded Program on Immunization for routine vaccines at each level of the supply chain, before and after the introduction of …

Author: Mvundura M, Kien VD, Nga NT, et al.

Published: 2013

The HPV Vaccination in Japan: Issues and Options

In April 2013, the government of Japan added the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to its list of routine immunizations, yet in June 2013 the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare suspended its recommendation for the vaccination. This …

Author: Wilson R, Paterson P, Larson HJ

Published: 2014

HPV Vaccination in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Program in Vietnam

This report summarizes the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program implemented in Vietnam by PATH, the Vietnam National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, and the Vietnam National Center for Health Education and Communication through the …

Author: PATH; National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Vietnam; National Center for Health Education and Communication, Vietnam

Published: 2012

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Delivery Strategies That Achieved High Coverage in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, documents human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination coverage after the demonstration projects conducted in India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam by PATH and national governments. …

Author: LaMontagne DS, Barge S, Nga TL, et al.

Published: 2011

Immunogenicity and Safety of a New Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine in Indian Children Aged 2-10 Years: A Phase II/III Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

This article, published in Vaccine, describes a study that compared the immunogenicity and safety of a single dose of a new meningococcal A conjugate vaccine (PsA-TT, MenAfriVac™, Serum Institute of India Ltd.) against the meningococcal group …

Author: Hirve S, Bavdekar A, Pandit A, et al.

Published: 2012

Improving Immunization Through Supportive Supervision

This fact sheet describes PATH's training of 70 immunization program supervisors in Vietnam's Ha Tinh Province to use supportive supervision methods, leading to immediate and significant improvements in performance.

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2007

Improving the Affordability of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccines (IPV) for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Economic Analysis of Strategies to Reduce the Cost of Routine IPV Immunization

This report presents results from an economic model that calculates the costs involved in delivering IPV vaccine in Indian immunization clinics according to three strategies: (1) intradermal delivery of reduced volumes of vaccine per dose, (2) use …

Author: PATH, Working in Tandem, Ltd.

Published: 2010

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

Increasing Vaccine Supply to Protect Against Influenza

This fact sheet describes a project that PATH is implementing in collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority within the US Department of Health and Human Services. The project is supporting the enhancement of …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Incremental Costs of Introducing Jet Injection Technology for Delivery of Routine Childhood Vaccinations: Comparative Analysis From Brazil, India, and South Africa

This article, published in Vaccine, describes a study that estimated the incremental costs of transitioning from needles and syringes to delivering childhood vaccines with disposable-syringe jet injectors (DSJIs) in Brazil, India, and South Africa. …

Author: Griffiths UK, Santos AC, Nundy N, Jacoby E, Matthias D

Published: 2011

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

Installing and Testing Battery-Free Solar Refrigerators in Vietnam

This photo set contains pictures of the installation and initial testing of two True Energy BLF 100 DC Sure Chill® battery-free solar powered vaccine refrigerators in Vietnam. The refrigerators were installed in May 2011, one in Thanh Ba district, …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)

This website provides information on icddr,b's work in Bangladesh and other areas to develop and promote solutions to major health, population, and nutrition problems, particularly those involving diarrheal disease.

Author: International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh

Introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) as Pentavalent (DPT-HepB-Hib) Vaccine in Two States of India

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization in India recommended the introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine in their Universal Immunization Program (UIP) in 2008. From December 2011, Hib vaccine in combination with …

Author: Gupta SK, Sosler S, Lahariya C

Published: 2012

Investigation of Different Group A Immunoassays Following One Dose of Meningococcal Group A Conjugate Vaccine or A/C Polysaccharide Vaccine in Adults

This article, published in Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, details further analysis of the sera from a previous Phase 1 study to assess the safety, immunogenicity, and antibody persistence of a new group A conjugate vaccine, using four additional …

Author: Findlow H, Plikaytis BD, Aase A, et al.

Published: 2009

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