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Resource type: Fact sheet

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Nigeria: Breaking Down Barriers to Immunization Coverage

This infographic highlights key interventions that can help Nigeria scale up its immunization coverage and save children's lives.

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Published: 2012

Ocean Shipment of Vaccines

In consideration of the volatile global economy, the growing costs of airfreight, and the risk associated with diminished air cargo capacity, project Optimize evaluated ocean freight as a potentially secure and economic alternative method to …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Optimize: Immunization Systems and Technologies for Tomorrow

Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, has been given a unique mandate to think far into the future: to put technological and scientific advances to work, helping define the ideal characteristics and …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Optimizing Vaccine Supply Chains

This document describes the urgent need for vaccine supply chain reform, new ideas, and innovative technologies. It also demonstrates the increasing consequences of supply-chain failure in today's environment as the number …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative

This fact sheet gives an overview of the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), a vaccine development program of PATH. Established in 1999, MVI works to accelerate the development of malaria vaccines and to ensure their availability and …

Author: PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative

Published: 2012

PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work on Japanese encephalitis, including information on the project team and its partners.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Paving the Way for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention: Vaccine Development Against a Widespread Cause of Respiratory Illness in Infants and Young Children

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to develop a vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) with the potential to help control RSV in the developing world through prevention.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV): CDC Answers Your Questions

This fact sheet provides information for healthcare professionals on the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, including vaccination recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Author: Immunization Action Coaltion

Published: 2011

Pneumonia

This fact sheet provides an overview of the causes, means of transmission, symptoms, risk factors, treatment, prevention, and economic costs of pneumonia. Also outlined is the World Health Organization's action plan to prevent and treat pneumonia, …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Point-of-Service Data to Drive Vaccine Supply Chains

This fact sheet outlines the different approaches that Project Optimize is testing to demonstrate that a consumption‐based system that uses service-delivery-level data can have a beneficial impact on inventory management, stock levels, and vaccine …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Poliomyelitis

This fact sheet about poliomyelitis provides information about the disease and an overview of the work of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to eradicate it.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Preventing Freezing in Cold Boxes and Vaccine Carriers

This handout emphasizes the importance of, and methods for, preventing accidental freezing of heat-sensitive products in vaccine carriers. It illustrates how different configurations of ice packs affect temperature and show typical temperature …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Protecting Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines From Freeze Damage

This fact sheet describes how PATH developed a low-cost and straightforward technology for protecting aluminum-adjuvanted liquid vaccines from the irreversible damage that results from freezing. Many current vaccines of importance to global …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Protecting Child Health for a Promising Future

This fact sheet provides a snapshot of PATH's programs that tackle the leading causes of childhood illness and death: pneumonia, diarrheal disease, and malaria. It profiles PATH's work on new and innovative vaccines, medicines, diagnostics, and …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Protecting Children From Diarrheal Disease: PATH Takes a Comprehensive Approach to Combating This Leading Cause of Child Deaths

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work, including vaccine development and introduction, in protecting children from diarrheal disease.

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Protecting India's Children from Japanese Encephalitis

This fact sheet provides information about the partnerships and commitments that helped the Government of India introduce a landmark strategy to vaccinate children at highest risk. Campaigns in 2006 reached more than 9 million, and the target …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Protecting Newborns From Hepatitis B in Vietnam: Expanding Coverage of the Hepatitis B Vaccine Birth Dose

This fact sheet describes PATH's project to increase the coverage and timeliness of hepatitis B birth dose vaccination in Vietnam.

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Questions and Answers on New Facts and Figures on Vaccines and the Global Mercury Treaty

This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of thiomersal in vaccines and related issues surrounding vaccine safety. It includes information about the latest data available, the World Health Organization's …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Questions Frequently Asked About Hepatitis B

Helpful information about hepatitis B risks, transmission, symptoms, and prevention through immunization.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Published: 2007

R&D for Diarrhoeal Diseases

While preventive measures such as clean drinking water and sanitation can reduce the risk of infection from diarrheal diseases, research and development (R&D) of new tools is equally important, particularly for vaccines as they can prevent …

Author: Policy Cures

Published: 2013

Recent Evidence on Cervical Cancer Screening in Low-Resource Settings

This fact sheet summarizes evidence published since 2009 on cervical cancer screening and treatment approaches for both low- and high-resource settings. The information provided supports the use of human papillomavirus DNA technologies …

Author: Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention

Published: 2011

Reconstitution Technologies

This fact sheet provides an overview of single-dose, prefilled reconstitution devices (SPRDs), which can make reconstitution of critical vaccines safer and more economical. SPRDs can help eliminate adverse events or wastage that can occur with …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Reducing the Need for Parallel Supply Chains

Project Optimize aims to provide national immunization programs with recommendations to build integrated health supply systems, including strategic linkages with the parastatal and private sector. This fact sheet describes the benefits of and …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

The Road to Safe and Effective Vaccines

This fact sheet highlights the development of new vaccines through clinical trials and their role in providing safe and effective vaccines.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Rotarix®

This fact sheet provides information on Rotarix®, GlaxoSmithKline's live, oral rotavirus vaccine. The document includes information on clinical studies, safety data, and intended use of the vaccine.

Author: GlaxoSmithKline

Published: 2008