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Topic: Advocacy and communications

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Promotion of Immunization in Uganda: A Booklet for Leaders

This is an excellent example of how data can effectively be used to advocate for support of immunization programs.

Author: Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2002

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 Global Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH’s Global Advocacy Strategy During the United Nations Environment Program Mercury Treaty Negotiations

This case study highlights PATH and its partners’ successful advocacy efforts to ensure the protection of vaccines containing thiomersal—a preservative used in multi-dose vaccines. In January 2013, government delegates finalized a global …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Protecting Public Trust in Immunization

This article, published in Pediatrics, discusses the issue of public trust in the safety and efficacy of vaccines and how it is one key to the success of immunization programs within the United States and globally. Allegations of harm from …

Author: Cooper LZ, Larson HJ, Katz SL

Published: 2008

ProVac Pneumococcal e-Learning Course

This online course is a practical tool designed to aid policy makers, national-level managers of immunization programs and other experts in making evidence-based decisions regarding the introduction of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines into national …

Author: Pan American Health Organization

ProVac Rotavirus e-Learning Course

This online course is a practical tool designed to aid health care administrators in making evidence-based decisions regarding rotavirus vaccine introduction into national immunization programs. The module provides training on topics ranging from …

Author: Pan American Health Organization

Provider Resources for Vaccine Conversations with Parents

In partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created this suite of materials to support the conversations that healthcare providers are …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

Public Health Response to Influenza A(H1N1) as an Opportunity to Build Public Trust

This commentary, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reviews the public health response to the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic and suggests how this situation provided an opportunity to build public trust in vaccines. …

Author: Larson HJ, Heymann DL

Published: 2010

Public-Private Collaboration in Vaccine Research

Published in The Lancet, this article argues that vaccine companies need partnerships with the public sector to develop new vaccines that benefit public health. Also discussed are suggested criteria for vaccine research projects when public health …

Author: Eskola J, Kilpi T

Published: 2011

Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health: How PATH Advances Technologies Through Cross-Sector Collaboration

This policy report highlights the essential role that public-private partnerships play in driving global health product development, including vaccines and related technologies, and offers insights into the key components of successful …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

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

Realizing the Full Potential of Childhood Immunization: How Health Professionals Can Make a Difference

This eight-page paper on local advocacy was written with doctors, nurses, and health educators in mind. It contains many practical suggestions for grassroots initiatives supporting immunization. An Africa-specific version was published in the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2000

Reasons Related to Non-Vaccination and Under-Vaccination of Children in Low and Middle Income Countries: Findings from a Systematic Review of the Published Literature, 1999–2009

Despite increases in routine vaccination coverage during the past three decades, the percent of children completing the recommended vaccination schedule remains below expected targets in many low- and middle-income countries. This literature review …

Author: Rainey JJ, Watkins M, Ryman TK, Sandhu P, Bo A, Banerjee K

Published: 2011

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

Response to the 2009 Pandemic: Effect on Influenza Control in Wealthy and Poor Countries

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, address the hard choices that must be made early in a pandemic and explore the context in which these decisions were made during the 2009 influenza pandemic. They argue that the only way to assure …

Author: Monto AS, Black S, Plotkin SA, Orenstein WA

Published: 2011

RHO Cervical Cancer Library

This website is designed to provide easy access to science-based information for health program managers and decision-makers seeking to prevent cervical cancer in developing countries and low-resource settings. The wide range of materials appearing …

Author: PATH

Roleplay: Rumours About Vaccines

A 20-minute exercise providing practice tools for responding to rumors about vaccines from the WHO Global Training Network.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2002

Role(s) of Vaccines and Immunization Programs in Global Disease Control: Mind the Nitty-Gritty Details

This report, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies Global Health Policy Center, focuses on the details of the complex biological, epidemiologic, and risk-management concepts that are the foundations of global and …

Author: Nieburg P, McLaren NM

Published: 2011

ROTA Council (Rotavirus Organization of Technical Allies)

The ROTA Council is composed of global experts in rotavirus disease and vaccines, with a mission to save lives and improve health by promoting the use of rotavirus vaccines as part of a comprehensive approach to addressing diarrheal disease. Council …

Author: ROTA Council

Rotavirus Vaccine Access and Delivery

This website outlines PATH’s work to provide expertise, tools, and evidence to support rotavirus vaccine access and sustainability in countries where children need them most urgently. It also contains details about specific PATH projects, …

Author: PATH

Rotavirus Vaccine and Intussusception: Report from an Expert Consultation

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reports on the key issues discussed at a March 2011 meeting of technical experts and public health officials to review emerging data on intussusception related to current rotavirus …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2011

Safety of Injections: WHO-UNICEF-UNFPA Joint Statement on the Use of Auto-Disable Syringes in Immunization Services

This policy statement outlines recommended approaches to immunization safety through the use of auto-disable syringes and proper sharps disposal.

Author: World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the United Nations Population Fund

Published: 2003

Setting Research Priorities to Reduce Global Mortality From Childhood Diarrhea by 2015

To assist donors in understanding the potential of different research avenues to contribute to reducing the burden of disease and disability, the Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) of the Global Forum for Health Research recently …

Author: Fontaine O, Kosek M, Bhatnagar S, et al.

Published: 2009

Setting the Immunization Agenda Through Advocacy and Communication

This document reports on a high-level meeting about setting the immunization agenda through advocacy and communication, held in London in January 2008. The meeting was held jointly by the United Kingdom Department of Health and the World Health …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Shaping a Strategy to Introduce HPV Vaccines in India—Formative Research Results From the HPV Vaccines: Evidence for Impact Project

This report summarizes results from formative research in two states of India—Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat—regarding the health systems and policy context that will affect human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction, as well as …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

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