Disease: Not disease/vaccine specific
Total results with these characteristics: 497
- 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
- Evaluation of a Needle Remover Demonstration Project: A Study From Huong Khe District, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam
This report discusses the results of a six-month demonstration project in Huong Khe District, Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam, to assess the acceptability, performance, and impact on waste disposal of a manual needle remover introduced at commune health …
Author: PATH; Vietnam National Immunization Program
- Evaluation of a Needle-Remover Device and Sharps Barrel in Health Posts in Senegal
This report presents the results of a study to evaluate the Balcan Mini-Destructor needle-remover device and the use of a sharps barrel in health posts in Senegal. The results indicated that the needle removers are acceptable and could bring about a …
- Evaluation of a Retractable Syringe in South Africa: Acceptability, Safety, and Cost Implications
This document reports on an assessment of the acceptability, perception of safety, effect on waste management, and cost implications of using retractable syringes in immunization and curative settings in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. It includes …
- 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
- 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 …
- Facts for Life: Immunization
These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.
Author: United Nations Children's Fund
- Family Vaccination
This website is a centralized, searchable portal for expectant parents to collect and highlight currently available information and tools from a variety of sources. Resources address recommended vaccines before, during, and after pregnancy, as well …
Author: US National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
- Final Report: Evaluation of Three Reuse-Prevention Feature Reconstitution Syringes in Three Districts of Indonesia
This document reports on the findings of a field evaluation of three World Health Organization-prequalified syringes with reuse prevention features used for vaccine reconstitution during a measles campaign in Lombok, Indonesia. The objective of the …
- 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
- “First, Do No Harm”: Introducing Auto-disable Syringes and Ensuring Injection Safety in Immunization Systems of Developing Countries
This document was developed to assist policymakers and program managers in planning the introduction of auto-disable syringes as part of a comprehensive national policy and plan of action to improve injection safety, both for routine immunization …
Author: World Health Organization
- For Proper Disposal: A Global Inventory of Alternative Medical Waste Treatment Technologies
This inventory provides a global listing of alternative technologies for the treatment of infectious waste. It is intended for use by health and environment ministries, international organizations, aid agencies, multilateral lending institutions, …
Author: Health Care Without Harm
- "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