Disease: Not disease/vaccine specific
Total results with these characteristics: 424
- Development of Strategies to Overcome Barriers to Effective Mucosal Immunization of Infants in Developing Countries
This article, which appeared in the Old Herborn University Seminar Monograph, provides a summary of the discussions at a workshop hosted by the Old Herborn University Foundation in June 2010. The discussions were held to examine the …
Author: Walker RI, Bourgeois AL, Van De Verg L
- Directory of Immunization Resources
This web page provides an extensive directory of immunization resources for health care professionals, including information on particular diseases and vaccines, immunization schedules, and frequently asked questions. The resources are gathered from …
Author: Immunization Action Coalition
- 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
- Disposal and Destruction of Syringes and Needles in Vietnam and the Philippines
The paper reports on a field trial of disposal and destruction methods (including autocombustion incinerators) in the two countries.
Author: World Health Organization
- DNA Vaccine Delivery by Densely-Packed and Short Microprojection Arrays to Skin Protects Against Vaginal HSV-2 Challenge
This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that investigates the tolerability, immunogenicity, and efficacy of a plasmid DNA vaccine encoding the extracellular domain of gD2 using the Nanopatch™, a recently devised silicon …
Author: Kask AS, Chen X, Marshak JO, et al.
- Do Not Become Complacent About Immunization
This article warns of the danger of not vaccinating children in light of lower awareness of the consequences of diseases that can be prevented through immunization.
- DOD and PATH: Collaborations Enhance Health for the World's Poorest People
This fact sheet describes how PATH and the US Department of Defense (DOD) collaborate to enhance the health of the world’s poorest people and presents a sampling of PATH projects, including work on vaccines to prevent diarrhea and vaccine …
- Domestic Refrigerators for Vaccine Storage in Tunisia: Conclusion and Recommendations
This project Optimize document summarizes a laboratory report on performance testing of four models of domestic refrigerators that are available on the Tunisian market. Project Optimize contracted the tests to demonstrate to the government the …
Author: PATH, World Health Organization
- Early Thimerosal Exposure and Neuropsychological Outcome at 7 and 10 Years
Investigators assessed neurological outcomes by testing more than 1,000 children aged 7 to 10 years and determined that early exposure to mercury from thimerosal-containing vaccines was not associated with deficits in neuropsychological functioning. …
Author: Thompson W, Price C, Goodson B, et al.
- An Economic Evaluation of Thermostable Vaccines in Cambodia, Ghana, and Bangladesh
This article, published in Vaccine, evaluates the incremental health and programmatic cost impacts of theoretical new vaccine products as compared to the standard vaccine products in multi-dose vials in Cambodia, Ghana, and Bangladesh. The authors …
Author: Levin A, Levin C, Kristensen D, Matthias D
- Economics of Immunization: A Guide to the Literature and Other Resources
This 87-page document identifies literature and web resources on costing, cost-benefit analyses, financing, and policy among other issues.
Author: World Health Organization, US Agency for International Development, and Partners in Health Reform Plus
- Edward Jenner and the Discovery of Vaccination
This online exhibition showcases rare books and historical documents dealing with immunization, with a focus on Edward Jenner's role in the discovery of vaccination. His research was based on careful case studies and clinical observation more than a …
Author: Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina
- Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) Initiative
The Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) initiative provides materials and tools needed to monitor and assess vaccine supply chains and help countries to improve their supply chain performance. This web page provides links to EVM background and …
Author: World Health Organization
- Effects of Freezing on Vaccine Potency: Literature Review
This document provides a literature review of articles about the effects of freezing on vaccine potency of hepatitis B, tetanus toxoid, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccines. Also included is a review of stability data of …
- 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.
- Estimating the Costs of Achieving the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015
This paper estimates the costs of achieving the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015, which aims to immunize more people, from infants to seniors, with a greater range of vaccines, and whose chief goal is to, by 2015 or earlier, …
Author: Wolfson LJ, Gasse F, Lee-Martin S, et al.
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
- Evaluating Immunization Information on the Web
This website provides tips on how to evaluate information on the internet regarding diseases and vaccines.
Author: National Network for Immunization Information
- Every Child by Two
This organization, founded by Former First Lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter and Former First Lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers, focuses on reducing infant mortality through timely immunization.
Author: Every Child by Two
- The Evidence Base for Interventions to Reduce Mortality From Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Low and Middle-Income Countries
This 102-page paper, from the WHO Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, is a synthesis of evidence on vaccine-preventable burden of disease, efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and the potential to scale up immunization. It is also a collection of …
Author: England S, Loevinsohn B, Melgaard B, Kou U, Jha P
- 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 …
- Expanded Program on Immunization in Bangladesh: Cost, Cost-Effectiveness, and Financing Estimates
Supported by Partnerships for Health Reform, this report is a review of immunization programs in Bangladesh evaluated costs, cost-effectiveness and financing issues, and the investigators found the EPI program to be relatively cost-effective. …
Author: Khan M, Yoder R
- Facts for Life: Immunization
These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.
- Financing Assessment Tool for Immunization Services: Guidelines for Performing a Country Assessment
On behalf of Partnerships for Health Reform, this immunization financing tool is intended for in-depth, systematic evaluations of the costs and financing of immunization programs. The tool offers a checklist and tables that guide the user through …
Author: Kaddar M, Makinen M, Khan M
- Finding the Final Fifth: Inequalities in Immunisation
Despite global progress, there is still a long way to go until the full benefits of immunization are enjoyed by all children. In 2010, almost one in five children – nearly 20 million – did not receive the most basic vaccinations that all …
Author: Save the Children