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Topic: Introduction and service delivery

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Implementing HPV Vaccination Programs: Practical Experience from PATH

From 2006 to 2011, PATH conducted demonstration projects in four low- and middle-income countries—India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam—to provide evidence for decision-making about public-sector introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) …

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Improved Cervical Cancer Prevention: Planning Now for a Better Future

This report documents an African regional conference on cervical cancer prevention held in September 2010 in Kampala, Uganda. Representatives from nine African countries met to share updates on cervical cancer vaccination and screening programs, and …

Author: PATH, Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda, Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2010

Improved Injection Practices After the Introduction of Treatment and Sterility Guidelines in Tanzania

From the journal of Tropical Medicine and International Health, this article follows a training program at health centers, observations included increased health worker knowledge and improved sterilization practices, along with reductions …

Author: Vos J, Gumodoka B, van Asten HA, et al.

Published: 1998

Improving Immunization Through Supportive Supervision

This fact sheet describes PATH's training of 70 immunization program supervisors in Vietnam's Ha Tinh Province to use supportive supervision methods, leading to immediate and significant improvements in performance.

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2007

Increasing Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH Closes the Immunization Gap Through Innovation and Collaboration

This fact sheet outlines PATH's work on vaccines and immunization. Topic areas include developing affordable vaccines, designing innovative vaccine technologies, and expanding uptake of existing vaccines. These efforts reduce the burden of malaria, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Increasing Hepatitis B Vaccine Coverage Rates by Implementing an Out-of-the-cold-chain Strategy

In areas such as Southeast Asia with a high incidence of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B, the World Health Organization recommends a birth dose of the vaccine for all children. Hepatitis B vaccine is typically kept refrigerated, within …

Author: PATH; National Expanded Program on Immunization, Vietnam

Published: 2007

Increasing Immunization Coverage at the Health Facility Level

This 41-page handbook offers practical guidance for understanding and addressing reasons for low coverage.

Author: World Health Organization and UNICEF

Published: 2002

Infection Prevention: An Online Course

Designed to help health care providers, supervisors of health care facilities, and medical/nursing students strengthen their ability to protect themselves, their clients, and members of the surrounding community from infections. Topics covered …

Author: EngenderHealth

Published: 2004

Innovating to Improve Health: PATH Develops and Delivers Novel Solutions for Those Who Need Them Most

This fact sheet provides an overview of PATH's work to develop and deliver innovative health solutions for those who need them most. These solutions range from developing and introducing affordable, appropriate technologies to creating conditions …

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

An Integrated Approach to Health Information Systems in Guatemala

This document describes an effort by the World Health Organization, PATH, the Pan American Health Organization, and the Guatemala Ministry of Public Health and Social Services to address challenges related to vaccine introduction. The goal is …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Intranasal Delivery Devices

Intranasal delivery devices deliver vaccines or medications directly to the nasal cavity or lungs, where they can be absorbed directly by the appropriate tissues. This fact sheet describes PATH's work on intranasal delivery devices to administer …

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) as Pentavalent (DPT-HepB-Hib) Vaccine in Two States of India

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization in India recommended the introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine in their Universal Immunization Program (UIP) in 2008. From December 2011, Hib vaccine in combination with …

Author: Gupta SK, Sosler S, Lahariya C

Published: 2012

Introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine into Immunization Programmes

WHO recommends that Hib vaccine now be included in routine infant immunization programmes for all children, as appropriate to national capacities and priorities. This manual provides managers with the information they need to implement a national …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2000

Introduction of Hepatitis B Vaccine into Childhood Immunization Services

WHO recommends that hepatitis B vaccine be included in routine immunization schedules for all children in all countries. This manual provides management guidelines for the introduction of hepatitis B vaccine into childhood immunization …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2001

The Introduction of New Vaccines Into Developing Countries: IV: Global Access Strategies

This paper, published in Vaccine, offers a framework for managing a comprehensive Global Access Strategy for new vaccines in developing countries. It is aimed at strengthening the ability of public-sector entities to reach their goals. ABSTRACT …

Author: Mahoney RT, Krattiger A, Clemens JD, Curtiss R

Published: 2007

Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccines: Information for Policy Makers, Programme Managers, and Health Workers

This document includes information and guidance to assist policy makers, program managers, and health workers in considering all of the operational preparations that should be included in a rotavirus vaccine introduction plan, once a country has …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Introduction to DPT-Hepatitis B Vaccine, Information for Health Care Workers

This document contains two booklets that provide information about the DTP-hepatitis B vaccine. One booklet is for health workers; the other targets community leaders.

Author: Mozambique Ministry of Health

Published: 2001

IPV Introduction, OPV Withdrawal and Routine Immunization Strengthening

This web page contains the rationale for and resources related to the introduction of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), withdrawal of oral polio vaccine (OPV), and routine immunization strengthening. It provides five in-depth modules covering issues …

Author: World Health Organization

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination Campaign, India

This fact sheet provides an overview of the strategy and outcomes of the 2006 mass immunization campaigns to introduce the SA 14-14-2 vaccine in India's high risk districts. More than 9 million children were reached through this landmark effort.

Author: PATH; Government of India

Published: 2006

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Introduction

This fact sheet summarizes PATH’s collaboration with governments and local partners to help bring JE vaccines to endemic, developing countries, including Cambodia, India, Nepal, and North Korea. The fact sheet is an excerpt from a larger, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Introduction: A 1-Day Training Program

This ten-session lesson plan maps a one-day vaccine introduction training program using existing PATH materials on the SA 14-14-2 Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine. Topics include facts about JE, administering the SA 14-14-2 JE vaccine, possible …

Author: PATH

Published: 2008

JE Posters for Clinics

PATH created these materials to provide updated and accurate information about JE in clinical settings. The posters aim to educate parents on JE prevention by immunization, as well as on the immediate need for health care if a child develops …

Author: PATH

Published: 2005

Knowledge and Awareness of HPV Vaccine and Acceptability to Vaccinate in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review

This article, published in PLOS ONE, reports on an assessment of the knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV), and HPV vaccine, and willingness and acceptability to vaccinate in sub-Saharan African countries. The …

Author: Perlman S, Wamai RG, Bain PA, Welty T, Ogembo JG.

Published: 2014

Laboratory-Based Diagnosis of Pneumococcal Pneumonia: State of the Art and Unmet Needs

This article, published in Clinical Microbiology and Infection, summarizes a meeting organized by PATH and Fondation Mérieux from October 18 to 20, 2009 in Les Pensiéres, France, during which participants evaluated current pneumococcal …

Author: Vernet G, Saha S, Satzke C, et al.

Published: 2011

Landscape Analysis of Routine Immunization in Nigeria: Identifying Barriers and Prioritizing Interventions

This white paper provides an analysis of supply-side constraints and demand-side determinants of routine immunization coverage in Nigeria. It emphasizes that tackling the basic barriers to routine immunization in Nigeria—cold chain, transport, …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Published: 2012

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