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Topic: Advocacy and communications

Total results with these characteristics: 158

Knowledge and Awareness of HPV Vaccine and Acceptability to Vaccinate in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review

This article, published in PLOS ONE, reports on an assessment of the knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV), and HPV vaccine, and willingness and acceptability to vaccinate in sub-Saharan African countries. The …

Author: Perlman S, Wamai RG, Bain PA, Welty T, Ogembo JG.

Published: 2014

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

Knowledge Utilization and the Process of Policy Formation

This literature review analyzes the use of technical information for influencing policy.

Author: US Agency for International Development

Published: 1995

Landscape Analysis of Routine Immunization in Nigeria: Identifying Barriers and Prioritizing Interventions

This white paper provides an analysis of supply-side constraints and demand-side determinants of routine immunization coverage in Nigeria. It emphasizes that tackling the basic barriers to routine immunization in Nigeria—cold chain, transport, …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Published: 2012

Lessons from Polio Eradication

This article, published in Nature, discusses what the authors believe can be learned from the polio eradication initiative; in particular, why some children remain unvaccinated. Their research points to three key lessons for the endgame of polio …

Author: Larson HJ, Ghinai I

Published: 2011

Making Malaria History

Malaria is preventable and treatable, but to eliminate it requires political commitment, financial support, and a higher level of local ownership than ever before. This website is a resource for the global malaria community to provide updates on the …

Author: PATH

Making Vaccine Technologies Work for the Poor

This briefing emphasizes the impact of a community's perception of immunization and how that perception can inform interventions and advocacy efforts.

Author: Institute for Development Studies

Published: 2006

Meningococcal Disease From the Public Health Policy Perspective

Given the availability of conjugate vaccines against meningococcal disease there is now the potential to effectively control meningococcal disease globally. The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, discuss how optimal control of …

Author: Black SB, Plotkin SA

Published: 2012

New Decade of Vaccines

In December 2010, global health leaders committed to making the next 10 years the Decade of Vaccines - to ensure discovery, development, and delivery of lifesaving vaccines globally, especially to the poorest countries. This special series of …

Author: Horton R, ed.

Published: 2011

New Vaccine Post-Introduction Evaluation (PIE) Tool

This post-introduction evaluation (PIE) tool provides a systematic method for evaluating the impact of the introduction of a vaccine on the existing immunization system in a country. The PIE tool is designed for immunization managers in countries …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2010

The Next Decade of Vaccines: Societal and Scientific Challenges

This article, published in The Lancet, aims to provide a deeper understanding of the societal factors that threaten to compromise realization of the public health gains that immunization can achieve in the next decade and beyond. Also discussed are …

Author: Moxon ER, Siegrist CA

Published: 2011

PATH Rotavirus Advocacy and Communications Toolkit

This toolkit was developed to help increase awareness of the burden of rotavirus disease and the power of rotavirus vaccines to prevent childhood deaths and hospitalizations. It contains key messages, fact sheets, country introduction maps, and …

Author: PATH

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

Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report 2013

This report evaluates the 15 countries with the highest number of child deaths from pneumonia and diarrhea and reports on their progress in implementing evidence-based interventions that are outlined in the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Published: 2013

Pneumonia and Diarrhoea: Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World’s Poorest Children

This report focuses on the huge potential to narrow the child survival gap between the richest and the poorest by focusing on pneumonia and diarrhea—the two primary killers of children under the age of five. It includes a review of the current …

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

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

Policy Reaction to Thimerosal in Vaccines

This study compares the differences in US and European responses to concerns about mercury exposure from thimerisol in vaccines.

Author: Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan Medical Center & Duke University Medical Center

Published: 2001

Polio Eradication Advocacy Guide

An excellent, brief guide to advocacy activities, using polio eradication as a case study.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1999

Polio Vaccination

This web page provides information and resources for health professionals and the public about polio, vaccines against the disease, and eradication initiatives.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


This website presents the latest polio campaign monitoring and communication data collected on behalf of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Partners. This data is used to develop profiles of the priority polio countries, in order to guide the …

Author: UNICEF

Poliomyelitis: Intensification of the Global Eradication Initiative

This resolution from the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for a redoubled effort to complete the "end game" of polio eradication. The resolution declares the completion of poliovirus eradication a programmatic emergency …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Preparing for Malaria Vaccines: African Scientists Speak Out

In this five-minute video, scientist-advocates describe their critical role in closing the gap between the availability of lifesaving interventions and developing countries' access to them. A malaria vaccine could be available in just a few short …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme: From Decision to Implementation and Monitoring

This report reviews the principles and issues to be considered when making decisions about, planning, and implementing the introduction of a vaccine into a national immunization program. It also highlights ways to use the opportunity provided by the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Progress in Cervical Cancer Prevention: The CCA Report Card

This report assesses global readiness to fight cervical cancer using new approaches and new technologies, especially in regions where the disease is a common killer. It underscores the urgent need for the global community to prioritize cervical …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

Published: 2012

Progress in Preventing Cervical Cancer: Updated Evidence on Vaccination and Screening

This issue of Outlook provides information on opportunities for preventing cervical cancer through vaccination and screening. It summarizes evidence on the safety and efficacy of human papillomavirus vaccines as well as successful approaches for …

Author: PATH

Published: 2010