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Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Strategic Plan 2010-2012

Alarmed that polio remained entrenched in the four countries that had never stopped transmission, and that an increasing number of polio-free areas were becoming reinfected, in May 2008 the World Health Assembly called for a new strategy to complete …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Global Post-Eradication IPV Supply and Demand Assessment: Integrated Findings

This report summarizes the findings from a global post-eradication inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) supply and demand assessment conducted from 2007 to 2008. The goal of the study was to inform ongoing IPV discussions and potential policy development …

Author: Oliver Wyman, Inc.

Published: 2009

Global Resources for Health Care Waste Management

This document provides information on many of the organizations that are actively engaged in health care waste management throughout the developing world. It provides contact information, their link to health care waste management, and the type of …

Author: John Snow, Inc.

Published: 2009

Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011-2020

The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP)—endorsed by the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly in May 2012—is a roadmap to prevent millions of deaths by 2020 through more equitable access to vaccines for people in all communities. …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Global Vaccine Action Plan: Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization: Assessment Report 2013

The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) was endorsed by the World Health Assembly in May 2012 to achieve its “Decade of Vaccines” vision of universal access to immunization. As requested by the Member States, the World Health Organization's …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Going for Goal: Immunisation and the Case for GAVI

Like the World Cup—with teams from six continents coming together to compete on a level playing field—the GAVI Alliance is also a story about the world coming together: different donors, countries, activists, technical partners, and private …

Author: The ONE Campaign

Published: 2014

The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History

This book provides an account the influenza pandemic of 1918 that killed at least 40 million people in less than a year. John Barry illustrates not only how this infectious disease spread, but also how it torn at the social fabric of the time …

Author: Barry JM

Published: 2004

Green Supply Chains: A Glimpse Into the Future?

This project Optimize evidence brief discusses the rationale for introducing net-zero energy systems into vaccine supply chains and describes the experiences and lessons learned in a demonstration project in Tunisia. Opportunities and challenges are …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Guidelines for Implementing a National Procurement Policy to Integrate Safe-Injection Equipment

This report identifies key steps and information relevant to the development and implementation of a national procurement policy on safe-injection equipment, which includes safety devices for immunizations. The intention is to increase patient and …

Author: Making Medical Injections Safer

Published: 2010

Guidelines to Assure the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of Recombinant Human Papillomavirus Virus-Like Particle Vaccines

The World Health Organization convened two meetings in Geneva in 2006 where scientific experts, regulatory professionals, and other stakeholders met to develop guidelines for prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. This technical document …

Author: World Health Organization Expert Committee on Biological Standardization

Published: 2006

A HealthTech Historical Profile: Vaccine Vial Monitors

A major problem in immunization programs throughout the world has been the challenge of monitoring and managing the temperature of vaccines as they travel through the distribution chain to the destinations where they are used. This report provides …

Author: PATH, US Agency for International Development

Published: 2005

A HealthTech Report: Field Evaluation of the Acceptability and Feasibility of Syringe Melters in Indonesia

This report shares findings from a field evaluation of three syringe melters temporarily placed in five health centers in Indonesia, which aimed to assess the field performance of the devices, acceptability by health workers, fit into the existing …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Helping PEPFAR Partners Manage Health Care Waste: Practical Approaches and Lessons Learned From Uganda and Nigeria

This paper describes the process, tools, and strategies used in the Making Medical Injections Safer project to successfully engage the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) implementing partners in Uganda and Nigeria to improve …

Author: PATH, John Snow Inc.

Published: 2009

Hepatitis B Immunization: Introducing Hepatitis B Vaccine Into National Immunization Services

This document outlines the introduction process for hepatitis B vaccine into national immunization services. It offers a summary of WHO policies and practices regarding hepatitis B immunization, and includes information on immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2001

Hepatitis B Vaccine Freezing in the Indonesian Cold Chain: Evidence and Solutions

This study, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, aimed to document and characterize freezing temperatures in the Indonesian vaccine cold chain to evaluate the feasibility of changes designed to reduce the occurrence of …

Author: Nelson C, et al

Published: 2004

Hepatitis B Vaccine Introduction: Lessons Learned in Advocacy, Communication, and Training

This five-page paper summarizes lessons learned as a result of over ten years' experience introducing hepatitis B vaccine worldwide.

Author: PATH

Published: 2001

HPV Vaccination in Africa: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Program in Uganda

This report summarizes a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program implemented in Uganda where the HPV vaccine was made available to almost 10,000 girls in select parts of the country. The purpose of the study was to investigate operational …

Author: PATH, Child Health and Development Centre, Uganda National Expanded Program on Immunization

Published: 2011

The HPV Vaccination in Japan: Issues and Options

In April 2013, the government of Japan added the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to its list of routine immunizations, yet in June 2013 the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare suspended its recommendation for the vaccination. This …

Author: Wilson R, Paterson P, Larson HJ

Published: 2014

HPV Vaccination in Latin America: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Program in Peru

This report summarizes a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program implemented in Peru where HPV vaccine was made available to all girls aged nine years or older in fifth grade in selected parts of the country. The purpose of the study was to …

Author: PATH, Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, Ministerio de Salud de Peru, Estrategia Sanitaria Nacional de Inmunizaciones

Published: 2010

HPV Vaccination in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Program in Vietnam

This report summarizes the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program implemented in Vietnam by PATH, the Vietnam National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, and the Vietnam National Center for Health Education and Communication through the …

Author: PATH; National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Vietnam; National Center for Health Education and Communication, Vietnam

Published: 2012

HPV Vaccine Adoption in Developing Countries: Cost and Financing Issues

This report addresses issues related to financing the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and mobilizing resources to support new delivery mechanisms, which will constitute some of the most significant challenges to achieving widespread HPV …

Author: International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, PATH

Published: 2007

HPV Vaccine Communication: Special Considerations for a Unique Vaccine

This report presents communication guidance and specific considerations for countries that plan to introduce human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine into their national immunization program. HPV vaccine is unique for many reasons, and the report aims to …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

HPV Vaccine Safety

This issue brief provides important new evidence on the safety of HPV vaccines, including information on vaccine safety reporting systems, the safety profile of HPV vaccines, and the use of HPV vaccines in special populations. This brief is designed …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

Immunisation for All: No Child Left Behind

This report identifies country-level strategies to reach the one in five children that are missing out on basic vaccinations. It also identifies factors at the global level that will help to create a more conducive environment for countries to …

Author: Save the Children

Published: 2012

Immunization Financing Through the GAVI Alliance

An overview of immunization support to developing countries provided through the GAVI Alliance.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

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