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Disease: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

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Accelerating Introduction of New Vaccines: Barriers to Introduction and Lessons Learned From the Recent Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine Experience

This article, from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, examines recent efforts to accelerate the introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccines in developing countries, which resulted in a significant surge in …

Author: Hajjeh R

Publication date: 2011

Acute Respiratory Infections: The Forgotten Pandemic

Published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article discusses the large role pneumonia plays in the deaths of children in the developing world and the need to address these deaths through the use of prevention and treatment …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 1998

Adult Vaccination Resources Library

This online library gathers resources specifically related to adult immunization, providing healthcare providers and the general public with access to relevant resources that can be used in a clinic setting or for individual education. It includes …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Publication date: 1111

Assessing Efficacy of Haemophilus influenzae type b Combination Vaccines

Regulatory approval of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP)-based combination vaccines containing Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) has been delayed in the United States because of difficulty in assessing the effect of …

Author: Granoff DM

Publication date: 2001

Bacterial Pneumonia Vaccines and Childhood Pneumonia: Are We Winning, Refining, or Redefining?

Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, this article provides an overview of the diagnostic challenges of bacterial pneumonia and highlight the need for refining the current diagnostic approach to ensure adequate epidemiological surveillance of …

Author: Obaro S, Madhi S

Publication date: 2006

Broadly Protective Protein-Based Pneumococcal Vaccine Composed of Pneumolysin Toxoid-CbpA Peptide Recombinant Fusion Protein

Pneumococcus, meningococcus and Haemophilus influenzae cause a similar spectrum of infections in the ear, lung, blood, and brain. They share cross-reactive antigens that bind to the laminin receptor of the blood-brain barrier as a molecular basis …

Author: Mann B, Thornton J, Heath R, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Can Successful Vaccines Teach Us How to Induce Efficient Protective Immune Responses?

This article, published in Nature Medicine, reviews current successful vaccines and identifies their mechanisms of protection in the hopes of tackling the challenges posed by those infectious targets that have thus far escaped successful …

Author: Lambert PH, Liu M, Siegrist CA

Publication date: 2005

Conjugate Vaccines

This review, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, looks at what has been learned from developing conjugate vaccines against Haemophilus influenzae type b, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and group C Neisseria meningitidis that could be useful for the …

Author: Lockhart S

Publication date: 2003

Conjugate Vaccines and the Carriage of Haemophilus influenzae type b

Many junior doctors today have not had occasion to treat a child for Hib disease. The remarkable absence of cases of this disease is due to the use of conjugate vaccines. In countries with established Hib vaccination programs the incidence of …

Author: Barbour M

Publication date: 1996

Development and Technology Transfer of Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccines for Developing Countries

This article, published in Vaccine, describes the development of a Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment/Netherlands Vaccine Institute (RIVM/NVI), and the subsequent …

Author: Beurret M, Hamidi A, Kreeftenberg H

Publication date: 2012

Diseases and the Vaccines That Prevent Them

This series of fact sheets describes symptoms of infection as well as the benefits and risk of vaccination for 14 diseases, including hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b, influenza, pneumococcal disease, polio, and rotavirus. There …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2011

Economic Evaluation of Delivering Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine in Routine Immunization Services in Kenya

This study, published in Bulletin of the World Health Organization, discusses the introduction of Hib vaccine in Kenya, one of the first nine countries to receive financial support from GAVI for Hib vaccine introduction. The objective of this study …

Author: Oloo Akumu A, Englisha M, Scott JAG, Griffiths UK

Publication date: 2007

Economic Evaluation of Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccination in Indonesia: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

This paper, published in the Journal of Public Health, evaluates the cost-effectiveness of introducing Hib vaccine in Indonesia as an addition to the country's current DTP–Hepatitis B vaccination program.

Author: Broughton E

Publication date: 2007

Effect of Vaccines on Bacterial Meningitis Worldwide

This article, published in The Lancet, focuses on the three most common causes of acute bacterial meningitis: Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Neisseria meningitidis. The authors compare patterns of meningitis attributable to …

Author: McIntyre PB, O'Brien KL, Greenwood B, van de Beek D

Publication date: 2012

Effectiveness of Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccine on Prevention of Pneumonia and Meningitis in Bangladeshi Children: A Case-Control Study

Few Asian countries have introduced Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine because of its cost and uncertainty regarding disease burden. To estimate the effectiveness of Hib conjugate vaccine in preventing pneumonia and meningitis in …

Author: Baqui AH, El Arifeen S, Saha SK, et al.

Publication date: 2007

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.

Publication date: 2005

Epidemiology, Aetiology and Management of Childhood Acute Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Developing Countries--A Review

This article, published in the African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, provides an overview of the causes of clinical pneumonia in developing countries, available vaccines for fighting pneumonia, and efforts underway and planned to expand …

Author: Falade AG, Ayede AI

Publication date: 2011

Epidemiology of Bacterial Meningitis in Niamey, Niger, 1981-96

This study, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, used retrospective surveillance to identify cases of laboratory-diagnosed bacterial meningitis in Niamey, Niger, from 1981 to 1996. The study analyzed the cases …

Author: Campagne G, Schuchat A, Djibo S, et al.

Publication date: 1999

Estimated Hib and Pneumococcal Deaths for Children Under 5 Years of Age, 2008

This web page provides an estimate of child mortality due to Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and pneumococcal infections in 2008. It also contains a link to a chart of death rates due to these infections, broken down by region and HIV status.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Estimates of World-Wide Distribution of Child Deaths From Acute Respiratory Infections

To establish a relation between deaths due to acute respiratory infections (ARI) and all-cause deaths in children under 5 years we show that the proportion of deaths directly attributable to ARI declines from 23% to 18% and then 15% (95% confidence …

Author: Williams B, Gouws E, Boschi-Pinto C, Bryce J, Dye C

Publication date: 2002

Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia

This document outlines a global action plan to support countries in controlling pneumonia, providing a framework for action around which partners can coordinate their efforts. The document summarizes the global situation with respect to pneumonia, …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2009

Haemophilus influenzae Disease (Including Hib)

This user-friendly website provides extensive information about Haemophilus influenzae disease, including Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). It includes detailed information about the disease, surveillance, and vaccination, as well as links to …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 1111

Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate Vaccine Impact Against Purulent Meningitis in Rwanda

Rwanda introduced Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine in January 2002 and simultaneously implemented pediatric bacterial meningitis surveillance at a major referral hospital in the capital Kigali. This study reviewed …

Author: Muganga N, Uwimana J, Fidele N, et al.

Publication date: 2007

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)

This supplement to the Journal of Pediatrics features 13 original research articles on Hib. Several of the articles present new data on the impact of Hib vaccines in developing countries, including Bangladesh, The Gambia, Mongolia, and Mozambique. …

Author: Hajjeh R, Mulholland K, Santosham M, eds.

Publication date: 2013

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