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Region: Asia

Total results with these characteristics: 164

Japanese Encephalitis Activities: Focusing on Control in China and Beyond

A summary of the JE Project's work in China to evaluate and strengthen JE control. Information is also provided on PATH's partnership with the Chinese manufacturer of a safe and affordable JE vaccine.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Japanese Encephalitis Disease Surveillance

This fact sheet summarizes efforts to develop and apply standardized surveillance methods to estimate the burden of JE disease in endemic regions. Reliable disease burden data will help policymakers as they consider JE vaccine introduction to …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Japanese Encephalitis Surveillance in Cambodia

An update on surveillance activities in Cambodia supported by PATH's JE Project.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Japanese Encephalitis Surveillance in Indonesia

An update on surveillance activities in Indonesian districts supported by PATH's JE Project.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination Campaign, India

This fact sheet provides an overview of the strategy and outcomes of the 2006 mass immunization campaigns to introduce the SA 14-14-2 vaccine in India's high risk districts. More than 9 million children were reached through this landmark effort.

Author: PATH; Government of India

Published: 2006

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Introduction

This fact sheet summarizes PATH’s collaboration with governments and local partners to help bring JE vaccines to endemic, developing countries, including Cambodia, India, Nepal, and North Korea. The fact sheet is an excerpt from a larger, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Keeping Track of Vietnam's Vaccines

This evidence brief describes how project Optimize worked in Vietnam with national, regional, and local partners to help introduce VaxTrak, a software program that allows users at various levels of the health system to track vaccine stock and report …

Author: PATH, Vietnam National Expanded Program on Immunization, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Kill or Cure: Japanese Encephalitis

This 25-minute BBC World documentary, produced by Rockhopper TV, provides a glimpse of the devastating toll of Japanese encephalitis in Southeast Asia and the tireless efforts of many partners dedicated to making a vaccine widely available. The …

Author: PATH; Rockhopper TV

Published: 2005

Kill or Cure: Pneumo

This 25-minute BBC World documentary, produced by Rockhopper TV, highlights the burden of pneumococcal disease in Asia and Africa and the importance of vaccines against this life-threatening disease.

Author: Rockhopper TV

Published: 2005

Knowledge of Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccine Post-Vaccination Among Mothers and Daughters in Vietnam

The authors of this article, published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, assessed and compared knowledge and attitudes about cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, and whether that knowledge was associated with …

Author: Paul P, LaMontagne DS, Le NT

Published: 2012

Lessons Learned From an Operations Research Assessment of New Supply Chain Demonstrations in Four Countries: A Framework for Decision-Making: Albania, Senegal, Tunisia, and Vietnam

In 2012, project Optimize completed an assessment to explore the acceptability and feasibility of the innovative vaccine supply chain interventions the project had demonstrated in four collaborating countries. The goal was to learn about future …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Liverpool Guide to Rehabilitation and Long Term Care of Patients with Encephalitis

A guide for physicians in resource-poor settings in Asia to help them in their follow-up of children recovering from acute brain injury, in particular Japanese encephalitis.

Author: University of Liverpool Brain Infection Group

Published: 2006

Long-Term Immunogenicity of Measles Vaccine After Coadministration with Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

This follow-up study to PATH's original coadministration trial demonstrated that measles seroprotection rates were still high one year post-vaccination among infants who originally seroconverted for measles.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Managing Sharps Waste in Andhra Pradesh: Introduction and Scale-Up of a Sharps Waste Management Program

This case study describes the sharps waste management component of an immunization systems strengthening project conducted in Andhra Pradesh, India, and describes key developments in both the pilot and scale-up phases of the project. It also …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Medical Waste Management for Primary Health Centers in Indonesia

This report describes the process and lessons learned in implementing pilot waste-management systems at primary health centers in three districts of Yogyakarta province in Indonesia. The report was used to guide the development of waste-management …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Meeting Report: Third Biregional Meeting on Control of Japanese Encephalitis

This report provides an update on JE surveillance, diagnostics, and immunization programs in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

Meningococcal Disease in Asia: an Under–Recognized Public Health Burden

The authors of this article, published in Epidemiology and Infection, performed a literature search to trace existing information on meningococcal disease in Asia. They found that the reviewed data describing the epidemiology of …

Author: Vyse A, Wolter JM, Chen J, Ng T, Soriano-Gabarro M

Published: 2011

Monitoring Ambient and Cold Chain Temperatures During Delivery of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in Vietnam and Uganda: Summary Report

This report summarizes the design and key findings of temperature monitoring studies that gathered ambient temperature data during different HPV vaccine delivery strategies and in multiple geographic settings and seasons.

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

A Multicenter Study of Shigella Diarrhea in Six Asian Countries: Disease Burden, Clinical Manifestations, and Microbiology

Published in PLoS Medicine, this article discusses a prospective, population-based study in six Asian countries to gain a better understanding of the current disease burden, clinical manifestations, and microbiology of shigellosis in Asia.

Author: von Seidlein L, Kim DR, Ali M, et al.

Published: 2006

New Initiatives for the Control of Japanese Encephalitis by Vaccination: Minutes of a WHO/CVI Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 October 1998

Published in the journal Vaccine, this report outlines the discussion of developing novel Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccines that could fill the gap in JE vaccine need are under pursuit, as discussed at a meeting sponsored by the …

Author: Tsai T

Published: 2000

A Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine in Various Age Groups

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, details a randomized clinical trial conducted in China to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a split-virus, inactivated vaccine candidate against the 2009 pandemic …

Author: Zhu F, Wang H, Fang H, et al.

Published: 2009

Optimize Phase I Summary Report: Evaluating the Vaccine Supply Chain in Preparation for Demonstrating Future Options in Vietnam

Project Optimize and the Vietnamese National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology collaborated on a series of activities designed to assess the opportunities and needs for strengthening the immunization system in Vietnam. This document reports the …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Optimize: Vietnam Report

This report presents the results of demonstration projects and other activities undertaken in Vietnam as part of a partnership between project Optimize and Vietnam’s Ministry of Health. The activities aimed to demonstrate innovations in …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Out-of-cold-chain Delivery of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose in Four Districts of Vietnam

This document summarizes the results of a study of out-of-the-cold-chain approaches for improving on-time delivery of birth doses of the hepatitis B vaccine in four districts of Vietnam.

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2006

Partnering for Successful Introduction of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine in India

Presented at the 11th Annual Scientific Conference of the International Center for Diarrheoal Disease Research, Bangladesh, this poster describes the role of partnership in planning and implementing a groundbreaking JE vaccination campaign that …

Author: PATH; Government of India

Published: 2007