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Planning for Safe Syringe Disposal: Making Medical Injections Safer

This guide provides assistance with planning sharps waste disposal systems by following six steps: review existing legislation and policy; collect local data and map district, identifying incineration areas; review sharps collection options; review …

Author: PATH

Published: 2004

Preparation of National Health-Care Waste Management Plans in Sub-Saharan Countries: Guidance Manual

This document provides background information and assessment and planning tools to assist health care waste management advisors with developing and implementing national-level plans. It aims at identifying appropriate practices for health care waste …

Author: World Health Organization; United Nations Environment Programme

Published: 2005

Preventing Freeze Damage to Vaccines

This aide-memoire details best practices in how to prevent freeze damage to vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

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

Procedures for Expedited Review of Imported Prequalified Vaccines for Use in National Immunization Programs

These guidelines are directed at countries that may lack resources to carry out a regulatory approval procedure for sourcing WHO prequalified vaccines either through UN agencies or directly from manufacturers.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

Promotion of Immunization in Uganda: A Booklet for Leaders

This is an excellent example of how data can effectively be used to advocate for support of immunization programs.

Author: Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2002

Proper Handling and Disposal of Auto-Disable Syringes and Safety Boxes

Part of the "Training Resource Series," this unique training module was specially designed to be easy to adapt for specific national programs. In addition to key technical content it includes quizzes, role plays, and creative ideas for trainers.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Protocol for Evaluating Freezing in the Vaccine Cold Chain

This protocol is designed to document the level of freezing in the cold chain and identify specific problem areas where corrective actions are warranted. It can be tailored to an individual program’s resources: a simple, low-cost study can be done …

Author: PATH

Published: 2003

ProVac Pneumococcal e-Learning Course

This online course is a practical tool designed to aid policy makers, national-level managers of immunization programs and other experts in making evidence-based decisions regarding the introduction of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines into national …

Author: Pan American Health Organization

ProVac Rotavirus e-Learning Course

This online course is a practical tool designed to aid health care administrators in making evidence-based decisions regarding rotavirus vaccine introduction into national immunization programs. The module provides training on topics ranging from …

Author: Pan American Health Organization

Reading Time-Temperature Indicators With the Uniject™ Device

This job aid illustrates how to read time-temperature indicators with the Uniject™ device, which is an autodisable, prefilled, single-use syringe that can be used with vaccines.

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Reading Time-Temperature Indicators With the Uniject™ Device: Worksheet

This worksheet can be used during trainings to help health workers learn how to read time-temperature indicators on the Uniject™ device, which is an autodisable, prefilled, single-use syringe that can be used with vaccines.

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Roleplay: Rumours About Vaccines

A 20-minute exercise providing practice tools for responding to rumors about vaccines from the WHO Global Training Network.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2002

RotaShield® Vaccine and Intussusception Q&A

This fact sheet was developed to answer common questions about RotaShield® and the decision of the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to suspend its recommendation for use.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2004

Rotavirus - Fact Sheet for Parents

This fact sheet provides information about rotavirus symptoms and vaccine safety as well as childhood rotavirus vaccination.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2011

Rotavirus Resources

This web page provides a comprehensive list of links to various resources related to rotavirus. It includes resources on disease surveillance, use of rotavirus vaccines, and training modules for health care workers involved in rotavirus vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Safe Management of Wastes From Health-Care Activities: Second Edition

This handbook provides comprehensive guidance on safe methods for the handling and disposal of health-care waste. It defines the categories of waste and pays particular attention to basic processes and technologies for managing waste in low-resource …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Sample Injection Safety Leaflets for Health Care Providers

Two safe injection leaflets were prepared by the Ministry of Health in Mongolia in collaboration with SIGN. One provides a guide to giving safe injections. The other provides guidelines for preventing needlestick injuries.

Author: Mongolia Ministry of Health

Published: 2001

Standards for Surveillance of Selected Vaccine-preventable Diseases

This document provides WHO recommendations on surveillance standards for selected vaccine-preventable diseases. These recommendations should be adapted to meet national needs in accordance with each country's disease control priorities, …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2003

Strengthening Immunization Programs: The Communication Component

This 46-page manual presents a comprehensive overview of the key elements of immunization communications. There also is an interesting annex focusing on an excellent project in Madagascar.

Author: BASICS II, US Agency for International Development

Published: 2004

Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)

This 48-page field guide for managers of immunization programs provides ideas for detecting, investigating, analyzing, and taking action on AEFI.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1997

Training for Mid-Level Managers (MLM)

This eight-module training manual aims to help mid-level immunization managers effectively deliver vaccines to their communities. The modules are focused on: cold chain, vaccines, and safe-injection equipment management; partnering with the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Training Health Workers in the Management of Sharps Waste

This document contains a set of training modules designed to be adapted for use in various health care settings. The purpose of these materials is for use in training health workers in the management of sharps waste. These materials are divided into …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Training Vaccinators in a Time of Change

This article, from the October 2001 issue of Immunization Focus, describes one nongovernmental organization’s experience of training with partners in countries. The article also includes examples of training initiatives developed by the …

Author: GAVI Alliance

Published: 2001

Use of MenAfriVac™ (Meningitis A Vaccine) in a Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) During Campaigns

The need to keep vaccines in a 2°C to 8°C cold chain is a constraining factor for many immunization campaigns due to limited storage capacity and/or ice pack freezing capacity. In 2012, based on a thorough review of scientific data by regulatory …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

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