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Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism

This eighth and final report of the Immunization Safety Review Committee examines the hypothesis that vaccines, specifically the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines, are causally associated with autism.

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2004

The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series

This web page provides links to individual disease/vaccine-specific modules that are intended to give immunization managers and vaccination professionals a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the scientific basis of vaccination, as well as the …

Author: World Health Organization

The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series, Module 9: Haemophilus influenzae type b

The main purpose of this document--part of the Immunological Basis for Immunization series--is to give vaccination professionals (e.g., EPI managers) a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the scientific basis of vaccination regarding …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

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

Improving Global Health by Preventing Pneumococcal Disease

This report summarizes the results of a six-month inquiry by the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World (APPG) on the global disease burden of pneumococcal disease and pneumonia, …

Author: UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World

Published: 2008

Improving the Affordability of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccines (IPV) for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Economic Analysis of Strategies to Reduce the Cost of Routine IPV Immunization

This report presents results from an economic model that calculates the costs involved in delivering IPV vaccine in Indian immunization clinics according to three strategies: (1) intradermal delivery of reduced volumes of vaccine per dose, (2) use …

Author: PATH, Working in Tandem, Ltd.

Published: 2010

Increasing Immunization Coverage in Uganda: The Community Problem-solving and Strategy Development Approach

This short paper describes in some detail how Ugandan communities were involved in improving immunization services. The paper includes an annex with common questions posed by community members, and suggested answers, in both English and French.

Author: BASICS II, Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2003

Influenza Vaccine Strategies for Broad Global Access

This paper analyzes the current supply of influenza vaccines, the predicted demand for influenza vaccines in case of a pandemic, and new vaccine technologies that could provide for the world’s demand in a pandemic situation.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

The Initiative for Vaccine Research: Strategic Plan 2010 - 2020

This document outlines current and future plans, objectives, and milestones for the department dedicated to vaccines and immunization at the World Health Organization (WHO). This long-term strategic plan takes account of the evolving vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Innovative Passive Cooling Options for Vaccines

This evidence brief reports results from field demonstrations of new vaccine cold boxes that could soon be available as World Health Organization–prequalified devices for vaccine storage and/or transport. This information is intended for national …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Integrating the Supply Chains of Vaccines and Other Health Commodities

This evidence brief examines the benefits, challenges, and rationale for integrating vaccine supply chains with the supply chains of other health commodities. It provides agencies, donors, decision-makers, and partners with a brief overview of …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Integration of Vaccine Supply Chains With Other Health Commodity Supply Chains: A Framework for Decision-Making

This document provides national immunization program managers, their technical support staff, policymakers in ministries of health, and global agencies involved in vaccine and health product supply chains with a better understanding of the benefits …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Intradermal Delivery of Vaccines: A Review of the Literature and the Potential for Development for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The purpose of this report is: (1) to summarize the clinical evidence supporting the intradermal route for vaccine administration and the devices being developed for this purpose; (2) to determine whether intradermal delivery broadly holds promise …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

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

Investing Together for a Healthy Future: The 2016-2020 GAVI Alliance Investment Opportunity

This report makes the case for the GAVI Alliance's call for an additional investment of US$7.5 billion to help immunize an additional 300 million children from 2016 to 2020. It includes GAVI's plan for increasing the proportion of children worldwide …

Author: GAVI Alliance

Published: 2014

Japanese Encephalitis: An Orphan Disease Comes of Age

Published in Immunization Forum, a publication of the GAVI Alliance, this article discusses JE, including surveillance and reporting of the disease as well as prevention and treatment.

Author: GAVI Alliance; The Vaccine Fund

Published: 2004

Japanese Encephalitis Morbidity, Mortality, and Disability: Reduction and Control by 2015

This strategic plan, prepared by PATH from the contributions of 17 partner organizations, provides details on priority activities that must be sustained for continued momentum in Japanese encephalitis (JE) control, including improved …

Author: PATH, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, BIKEN, et al.

Published: 2009

Japanese Encephalitis Surveillance Standards

This document is an excerpt from the World Health Organization-recommended standards for surveillance of selected vaccine-preventable diseases, including Japanese encephalitis.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Jordan Report: Accelerated Development of Vaccines 2012

This comprehensive report includes expert articles on a variety of vaccine-related topics and updates on vaccine research for specific infectious diseases, such as influenza, malaria, respiratory syncytial virus, and rotavirus.

Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Published: 2012

Knowledge Utilization and the Process of Policy Formation

This literature review analyzes the use of technical information for influencing policy.

Author: US Agency for International Development

Published: 1995

Landscape Analysis: Analysis of EVSM Indicators

The Effective Vaccine Stores Management (EVSM) assessment tool was created to help countries and agencies evaluate critical components of the country’s primary vaccine store. To date, 57 countries have completed the EVSM assessment. This …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Landscape Analysis: Cool Chain Technologies

Technologies related to the temperature control of vaccines during the distribution process are essential to the cool chain. This report provides a landscape analysis of these technologies and their appropriateness for use with vaccines in …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

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

Landscape Analysis Synopsis: An Initial Investigation of the Drivers of Routine Immunization System Performance in Africa

The Africa Routine Immunization System Essentials (ARISE) project documents successful interventions that drive strong routine immunization system performance in Africa and analyzes their potential for diffusion throughout the region. ARISE …

Author: John Snow, Inc.

Published: 2011

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