Disease: Not disease/vaccine specific
Total results with these characteristics: 456
- Ensuring That Developing Countries Have Access to New Healthcare Products: The Role of Product Development Partnerships
According to this article published in the eJournal Innovation Strategies Today, product development partnerships (PDPs) are generating an increasing flow of health products, including vaccines, for diseases prevalent in developing countries. …
Author: Brooks AD, Wells WA, McLean TD, et al.
- Estimating the Costs of Achieving the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015
This paper estimates the costs of achieving the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015, which aims to immunize more people, from infants to seniors, with a greater range of vaccines, and whose chief goal is to, by 2015 or earlier, …
Author: Wolfson LJ, Gasse F, Lee-Martin S, et al.
Similar to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, these archives contain euro-specific disease surveillance information.
Author: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
- Evaluating Immunization Information on the Web
This website provides tips on how to evaluate information on the internet regarding diseases and vaccines.
Author: National Network for Immunization Information
- Every Child by Two
This organization, founded by Former First Lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter and Former First Lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers, focuses on reducing infant mortality through timely immunization.
Author: Every Child by Two
- The Evidence Base for Interventions to Reduce Mortality From Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Low and Middle-Income Countries
This 102-page paper, from the WHO Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, is a synthesis of evidence on vaccine-preventable burden of disease, efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and the potential to scale up immunization. It is also a collection of …
Author: England S, Loevinsohn B, Melgaard B, Kou U, Jha P
- Evidence of Vaccine Freezing in the Cold Chain: Literature Review
This document provides a literature review of articles about evidence of vaccine freezing in the cold chain. The document is part of a series that describes the serious risk of freezing vaccines and World Health Organization-recommended …
- Expanded Program on Immunization in Bangladesh: Cost, Cost-Effectiveness, and Financing Estimates
Supported by Partnerships for Health Reform, this report is a review of immunization programs in Bangladesh evaluated costs, cost-effectiveness and financing issues, and the investigators found the EPI program to be relatively cost-effective. …
Author: Khan M, Yoder R
- Facts for Life: Immunization
These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.
- Financing Assessment Tool for Immunization Services: Guidelines for Performing a Country Assessment
On behalf of Partnerships for Health Reform, this immunization financing tool is intended for in-depth, systematic evaluations of the costs and financing of immunization programs. The tool offers a checklist and tables that guide the user through …
Author: Kaddar M, Makinen M, Khan M
- Finding the Final Fifth: Inequalities in Immunisation
Despite global progress, there is still a long way to go until the full benefits of immunization are enjoyed by all children. In 2010, almost one in five children – nearly 20 million – did not receive the most basic vaccinations that all …
Author: Save the Children
- "A" Frame for Advocacy
A website defining key components of public policy advocacy.
Author: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
- Framework for Conducting a Self-Assessment of National Progress in Injection Waste Management, Version 1
This tool was developed to provide a simple, efficient framework for conducting a self-assessment of health care waste-management (HCWM) planning at the national level. By collecting data on key achievements, knowledge, and practices at …
- The Framework for OpenLMIS
There is a growing trend within low- and lower-middle-income countries and the development community working in those countries away from standalone information system projects toward comprehensive, enterprise-level health information systems. …
- Freezing Temperatures in the Vaccine Cold Chain: A Systematic Literature Review
This analysis, published in the journal Vaccine, highlights the pervasiveness of accidental freezing across the cold chain and makes recommendations for addressing the problem. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free …
Author: Matthias DM, Robertson J, Garrison MM, Newland S, Nelson C
- Frequently Asked Questions About Immunization
A resource for frequently asked questions that aim to establish facts and myths on immunizing your children.
Author: KidsHealth, Nemours Foundation
- The Future of Global Immunization: Will the Promise of Vaccines be Fulfilled?
Childhood immunization is one of the most successful and cost-effective of all health interventions, especially for reducing infant and child morbidity and mortality globally. Still, nearly two million children die of vaccine-preventable deaths each …
Author: Cochi SL
- The Future of Immunisation Policy, Implementation, and Financing
The authors of this article, published in The Lancet, discuss the challenges and possibilities of further expanding coverage of existing vaccines while widely implementing new vaccines, with respect to low-income and middle-income countries. They …
Author: Levine OS, Bloom DE, Cherian T, et al.
- Games for Adolescent Reproductive Health: An International Handbook
The attractive, 69-page handbook includes "45 games, tips on getting started working with youth, guidance on creating your own games, ready-to-use card sets, and the research and theory behind it all." While the content focusses on …
- The GAVI Alliance
The GAVI Alliance is a global health partnership focused on saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunization in poor countries. GAVI is focused on accelerating the uptake and use of underused and new …
Author: The GAVI Alliance
- Generic Preferred Product Profile (gPPP)
This document provides guidance to the vaccine industry and other vaccine development groups on preferred presentations and packaging for vaccines intended for public‐sector use in developing countries. This generic preferred product profile …
Author: Vaccine Presentation and Packaging Advisory Group
- Getting Started With Vaccine Vial Monitors: Questions and Answers on Field Operations
This excellent, comprehensive training manual addresses and answers important questions about using vaccine vial monitors in the field.
Author: World Health Organization
- G-FINDER: Global Funding of Innovation for Neglected Diseases
This website is a public search tool that provides open access to G-FINDER survey data. The G-FINDER survey tracks annual global investments into neglected disease product research and development, including vaccines. The tool allows easy creation …
Author: Policy Cures
- Giving Safe Injections: Using Auto-Disable Syringes for Immunization
This excellent, 112-page manual is a training curriculum for health care workers who provide injections. It includes information on the health impact of unsafe injections, selecting safe and effective vaccines, reconsituting vaccines safely, reading …
- Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety
The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety was established at WHO in 1999 "to respond promptly, efficiently, and with scientific rigour to vaccine safety issues of global importance." The site contains Q&As, policy statements, and links to …
Author: World Health Organization