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Preventing Vaccine Freezing in the Cold Chain

Vaccine freezing in the cold chain is increasingly recognized as a serious threat to immunization programs. This zipped set of materials includes background information on the freezing problem (two literature reviews and a PowerPoint presentation); …

Author: PATH

Published: 2003

Progress in Improving the Safety of Injections in the EPI Western Pacific Region

Includes a "Guide for developing a national plan of action for injection safety" and a "Checklist for EPI supervisors—sterilization and injection practices."

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1998

Projected Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of a Rotavirus Vaccination Program in India, 2008

The authors of this article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, aimed to determine the potential impact and cost-effectiveness of a national rotavirus vaccination program in India. They compared the national rotavirus disease and cost burden …

Author: Esposito DH, Tate JE, Kang G, Parashar UD

Published: 2011

Projecting the Effectiveness of RotaTeq® Against Rotavirus-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Six Asian Countries

This article, published in Human Vaccines, describes the projected effectiveness of RotaTeq®, which is an oral pentavalent rotavirus vaccine (RV5), against rotavirus gastroenteritis (RGE)-related hospitalizations and deaths in six Asian …

Author: El Khoury AC, Mast TC, Ciarlet M, Markson LE, Goveia MG

Published: 2011

Prospective Multicentre Hospital Surveillance of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Disease in India

The Network studied the characteristics of invasive pneumococcal infections in six hospitals in India over four years, in patients with suspected pneumonia (3686), pyogenic meningitis (1107), septicaemia (257), or localised …

Author: Invasive Bacterial Infection Surveillance (IBIS) Group, International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN)

Published: 1999

Protecting Asia's Children

This article featured in PATH’s programmatic newsletter, Directions in Global Health, discusses PATH's JE project and their work in Asia.

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Protecting Children for a Healthy Tomorrow: Lessons From the Andhra Pradesh Partnership Project on Immunization

This publication outlines the activities undertaken in the five-year Partnership Project on Immunization by the Indian state government of Andhra Pradesh and PATH to strengthen routine immunization by introduction of the hepatitis B vaccine in …

Author: PATH; Government of Andhra Pradesh, India

Published: 2006

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

Protection Against Japanese Encephalitis by Inactivated Vaccines

Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, this evaluation of two doses of monovalent and bivalent inactivated mouse brain-derived JE vaccines in a northern Thai province found a combined rate of 91% efficacy. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users …

Author: Hoke C, Nisalak A, Sangawhipa N, et al.

Published: 1988

Protection of SA 14-14-2 Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Against the Wild-Type JE Viruses

Published in the Chinese Medical Journal, this study found the SA 14-14-2 vaccine to be broadly immunogenic and protective against several strains of JE endemic to Asia.

Author: Jia L, Wang Z, Yu Y

Published: 2003

Public Finance of Rotavirus Vaccination in India and Ethiopia: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that evaluated the potential impact of a publicly funded national rotavirus vaccination program in India and Ethiopia on reducing deaths and household costs due to rotavirus disease. The authors …

Author: Verguet S, Murphy S, Anderson B, Johansson KA, Glass R, Rheingans R

Published: 2013

PubMed Searches: Cervical Cancer and HPV

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts on cervical cancer and human papillomavirus, as well as specifically for Africa and Asia. Documents may be ordered through Loansome Doc if you have …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: ETEC and Shigella

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address relevant issues related to ETEC and Shigella. Documents may be ordered through Loansome Doc if you have established an agreement with a …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Hepatitis B

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address disease burden, vaccine efficacy and benefits, model programs and cost issues in Asian, African, and Latin American countries. Documents may be …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Hib

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address disease burden, vaccine efficacy and benefits, model programs and cost issues in Asian, African, and Latin American countries. Documents may be …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Pneumococcal Disease

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address disease burden, vaccine efficacy and benefits, model programs and cost issues in Asian, African, and Latin American countries.  Documents …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Rotavirus

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address relevant issues related to rotavirus. Documents may be ordered through Loansome Doc if you have established an agreement with a participating …

Author: Various

Rapid Assessment of Perceptions, Knowledge, and Practices Related to Immunization Injection Safety in Nepal

This eye-opening report gives an in-depth look at immunization practices and concerns among immunization providers and managers in Nepal. The report shows that despite adequate training and supply of vaccines, availability of proper disposal …

Author: PATH and the General Welfare Pratisthan

Published: 2001

The Rationale for Integrated Childhood Meningoencephalitis Surveillance: A Case Study From Cambodia

This paper, published in The Bulletin of the World Health Organization, provides an example of development of an integrated meningoencephalitis surveillance system in Cambodia and, on the basis of this case study, presents the rationale …

Author: Touch S, Grundy J, Hills S, et al.

Published: 2009

Report on "Consultative Meeting on Japanese Encephalitis (JE) Prevention and Control"

The Consultative Meeting on JE Prevention and Control was convened by the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 12. This official meeting record includes participants, objectives, and …

Author: Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control & Research

Published: 2009

Report on the Japanese Encephalitis Disability Assessment

The burden of disability among JE survivors has been a neglected area of study. This assessment, performed by the Government of Cambodia in partnership with PATH, found one in four children infected with JE either died or suffered severe sequelae …

Author: Cambodian Ministry of Health

Published: 2008

Results From a Survey of Immunization Stakeholders in Vietnam Regarding the Presentation, Packaging, and Distribution of Human Papillomavirus Vaccines

This report summarizes results from a survey which obtained input from stakeholders within the Expanded Programme on Immunization in Vietnam about issues and perceptions related to the storage, distribution, and delivery of the current and potential …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Asia

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Asia. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Asian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

Rotavirus Epidemiology: The Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, summarizes the activities of the Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network, including disease burden data collection and economic cost-effectiveness studies.

Author: Nelson EAS, Bresee JS, Parashar UD, Widdowson M-A, Glass RI

Published: 2008

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