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Region: Asia

Total results with these characteristics: 151

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

A report on the introduction and scale up of a practical system for sharps waste management focused on reducing the number of injections given, needle removal, syringe disinfection, and collection of syringe plastic for recycling.

Author: PATH, US Agency for International Development, and the Government of Andhra Pradesh

Published: 2007

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

PATH's Children's Vaccine Program: Increasing Immunization Coverage, Improving Immunization Safety, and Expanding Protection

This short paper highlights some of the key achievements of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program on the occasion of its sixth anniversary, with a special focus on China, India, and Indonesia. The Program's mission is to promote equal access to new …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project: Collaboration and Commitment to Protect Asia's Children

A final report on the focused efforts of PATH and its partners to provide technical support to JE-endemic countries to improve data for decision-making, advance the availability of an improved vaccine, introduce vaccine to immunization systems, and …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Perceptions About Injections and Private-Sector Injection Practices in Central Nepal

This eye-opening report documents provider injection practices and attitudes toward medical injections among providers and the general public. In spite of widespread use of disposible syringes and seemingly high awareness of the dangers of …

Author: PATH and the General Welfare Pratisthan

Published: 2000

Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health

The Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) study will characterize the etiologic distribution of pathogens that are causing severe pneumonia among children under five years of age who have been hospitalized for their illness in seven …

Author: Feikin DR, Deloria-Knoll M, Murdoch DR, eds.

Published: 2012

Policy Development for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Introduction in Low-Resource Settings

This analysis, published in The Open Vaccine Journal, describes the policy environment related to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction, identifies the policy processes and key stakeholders in HPV vaccine introduction, summarizes specific …

Author: Tsui J, LaMontagne DS, Levin C, Bingham A, Menezes L

Published: 2009

Policymakers Views Regarding the Introduction of New-Generation Vaccines Against Typhoid Fever, Shigellosis, and Cholera in Asia

Published in Vaccine, this article disusses face-to-face interviews and meetings with more than 160 policymakers and other influential professionals in seven large Asian countries (Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Thailand and …

Author: DeRoeck D, Clemens JD, Nyamete A, Mahoney RT

Published: 2005

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B: Operational Field Guidelines for Delivery of the Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine

This manual developed for the Western Pacific region provides a menu of programmatic options for improving timely delivery of the first dose of hepatitis B vaccine in different birth contexts to reduce mother-to-child transmission of …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006