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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

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

Human Papillomavirus and HPV Vaccines: Technical Information for Policy-Makers and Health Professionals

Cervical cancer, which is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), is estimated to have been responsible for almost 260,000 deaths in 2005. Eighty percent of these deaths occurred in developing countries. Fortunately, in 2006 a vaccine that protects …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

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

Immunization Financing Toolkit: A Resource for Policy-­Makers and Program Managers

Financing is a critical component of a sustainable immunization program. This toolkit is comprised of a series of short briefs on different options for financing national immunization programs and vaccines. It is intended to serve as a resource for …

Author: World Bank, GAVI Alliance

Published: 2010

Immunization Logistics and Supply Systems: From Vision to Action

This report summarizes workshops held in July 2010 by Project Optimize (a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization) in Washington, DC, and Seattle to engage stakeholders from a wide variety of organizations related to …

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

Immunization Safety Review: Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine and Autism

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US National Institutes of Health recognized the need for an independent group to carefully examine the hypothesized measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and autism link and address other …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2001

Immunization Safety Review: Vaccinations and Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy

This report contains results of a review completed by the Immunization Safety Review Committee of epidemiologic evidence on Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) and neonatal death. The committee found that the evidence did not support a causal …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2003

Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism

This eighth and final report of the Immunization Safety Review Committee examines the hypothesis that vaccines, specifically the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines, are causally associated with autism.

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2004

The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series

This web page provides links to individual disease/vaccine-specific modules that are intended to give immunization managers and vaccination professionals a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the scientific basis of vaccination, as well as the …

Author: World Health Organization

The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series, Module 9: Haemophilus influenzae type b

The main purpose of this document--part of the Immunological Basis for Immunization series--is to give vaccination professionals (e.g., EPI managers) a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the scientific basis of vaccination regarding …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

Implementing HPV Vaccination Programs: Practical Experience from PATH

From 2006 to 2011, PATH conducted demonstration projects in four low- and middle-income countries—India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam—to provide evidence for decision-making about public-sector introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) …

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Improved Cervical Cancer Prevention: Planning Now for a Better Future

This report documents an African regional conference on cervical cancer prevention held in September 2010 in Kampala, Uganda. Representatives from nine African countries met to share updates on cervical cancer vaccination and screening programs, and …

Author: PATH, Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda, Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2010

Improving Global Health by Preventing Pneumococcal Disease

This report summarizes the results of a six-month inquiry by the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World (APPG) on the global disease burden of pneumococcal disease and pneumonia, …

Author: UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World

Published: 2008

Improving the Affordability of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccines (IPV) for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Economic Analysis of Strategies to Reduce the Cost of Routine IPV Immunization

This report presents results from an economic model that calculates the costs involved in delivering IPV vaccine in Indian immunization clinics according to three strategies: (1) intradermal delivery of reduced volumes of vaccine per dose, (2) use …

Author: PATH, Working in Tandem, Ltd.

Published: 2010

Increasing Immunization Coverage in Uganda: The Community Problem-solving and Strategy Development Approach

This short paper describes in some detail how Ugandan communities were involved in improving immunization services. The paper includes an annex with common questions posed by community members, and suggested answers, in both English and French.

Author: BASICS II, Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2003

Influenza Vaccine Strategies for Broad Global Access

This paper analyzes the current supply of influenza vaccines, the predicted demand for influenza vaccines in case of a pandemic, and new vaccine technologies that could provide for the world’s demand in a pandemic situation.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

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