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Topic: Advocacy and communications

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Policy Development for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Introduction in Low-Resource Settings

This analysis, published in The Open Vaccine Journal, describes the policy environment related to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction, identifies the policy processes and key stakeholders in HPV vaccine introduction, summarizes specific …

Author: Tsui J, LaMontagne DS, Levin C, Bingham A, Menezes L

Published: 2009

Policy Reaction to Thimerosal in Vaccines

This study compares the differences in US and European responses to concerns about mercury exposure from thimerisol in vaccines.

Author: Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan Medical Center & Duke University Medical Center

Published: 2001

Polio Eradication Advocacy Guide

An excellent, brief guide to advocacy activities, using polio eradication as a case study.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1999

Polio Vaccination

This web page provides information and resources for health professionals and the public about polio, vaccines against the disease, and eradication initiatives.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PolioInfo

This website presents the latest polio campaign monitoring and communication data collected on behalf of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Partners. This data is used to develop profiles of the priority polio countries, in order to guide the …

Author: UNICEF

Poliomyelitis: Intensification of the Global Eradication Initiative

This resolution from the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for a redoubled effort to complete the "end game" of polio eradication. The resolution declares the completion of poliovirus eradication a programmatic emergency …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Preparing for Malaria Vaccines: African Scientists Speak Out

In this five-minute video, scientist-advocates describe their critical role in closing the gap between the availability of lifesaving interventions and developing countries' access to them. A malaria vaccine could be available in just a few short …

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme: From Decision to Implementation and Monitoring

This report reviews the principles and issues to be considered when making decisions about, planning, and implementing the introduction of a vaccine into a national immunization program. It also highlights ways to use the opportunity provided by the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2014

Progress in Cervical Cancer Prevention: The CCA Report Card

This report assesses global readiness to fight cervical cancer using new approaches and new technologies, especially in regions where the disease is a common killer. It underscores the urgent need for the global community to prioritize cervical …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

Published: 2012

Progress in Preventing Cervical Cancer: Updated Evidence on Vaccination and Screening

This issue of Outlook provides information on opportunities for preventing cervical cancer through vaccination and screening. It summarizes evidence on the safety and efficacy of human papillomavirus vaccines as well as successful approaches for …

Author: PATH

Published: 2010

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

Quantifying Infectious Waste Produced by HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Programs and the Needs for Injection Safety Equipment

This document is intended to start discussions around quantifying the need for safe injection equipment and the amount of infectious sharps waste produced by testing and treatment programs for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

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

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