Total results with these characteristics: 159
- Rapid Pneumococcal Evolution in Response to Clinical Interventions
This article, published in Science, describes a study detailing how genomic plasticity within lineages of recombinogenic bacteria can permit adaptation to clinical interventions over remarkably short time scales. ABSTRACT ONLY: (Learn how …
Author: Croucher NJ, Harris SR, Fraser C, et al.
- 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.
- The Right Shot: Extending the Reach of Affordable and Adapted Vaccines
Lack of information on both the price and the different product characteristics of vaccines limits countries’ ability to operate affordable and effective immunization programs. This report aims to remedy some of the existing knowledge gaps by …
Author: Médecins Sans Frontières
- The Roles of Pneumococcal Serotypes 1 and 5 in Pediatric Invasive Disease
A small number of serotypes are responsible for most invasive pneumococcal disease in children worldwide. Serotypes 1 and 5 were among the first pneumococcal serotypes to be identified, reflecting their great prominence as causes of disease in the …
Author: Hausdorff WP
- Special Report: 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases
This special report offers an overview of the proceedings at the 7th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases held in Tel Aviv, Israel, from March 14 to 18, 2010. The meeting brought together pneumococcal experts from around …
Author: PATH, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts
- State of the Art of New Vaccines: Research and Development
This document analyzes research and development activities for vaccines against infectious diseases of public health importance. Disease groups covered include diarrheal disease, sexually transmitted diseases, respiratory infections, bacterial …
Author: World Health Organization
- State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition
This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the …
Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, World Bank
- Streptococcus pneumoniae Comparative System
This website contains data from a PATH-sponsored study on sequencing the genomes of five geographically diverse Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates. The sequencing was performed by The Institute for Genome Research (TIGR, now known as the J. Craig …
Author: The Institute for Genomic Research
- Streptococcus pneumoniae Disease
This web page provides information on pneumococcal disease, including incidence, transmission, and surveillance.
Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Summary of Vaccine Stability Data
These documents provide the latest stability data for commonly used vaccines and current research on vaccine formulations and platform technologies. Data are sorted by vaccine in a table format in both documents.
Author: PATH, Working in Tandem Ltd.
- Survival: The Struggle to Breathe
Part of the groundbreaking series on global health, Survival, this 45-minute documentary, filmed in the Philippines, focuses on the infections that lead to pneumonia. The film also highlights interventions to improve access to antibiotics …
Author: BBC World News and Rockhopper TV
- Sustained Reductions in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in the Era of Conjugate Vaccine
This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, discusses a study examining invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) cases from 1998 to 2007 from eight sites across the United States to assess the impact of 7-valent …
Author: Pilishvili T, Lexau C, Farley MM, et al.
- TH17-Based Vaccine Design for Prevention of Streptococcus pneumoniae Colonization
This article, published in Cell Host & Microbe, gives an overview of preclinical research showing specific T cell antigens to be strong candidates for a protein subunit vaccine designed to prevent colonization of Streptococcus …
Author: Moffitt KL, Gierahn TM, Lu Y, et al.
- Transmission of Streptococcus pneumoniae in an Urban Slum Community
This article, published in the Journal of Infection, discusses a study of pneumococcal carriage among residents of a slum community in Salvador, Brazil. Inhabitants of slum settlements represent a significant proportion of the population at …
Author: Reis JN, Palma T, Ribeiro GS, et al.
- Unprotected People Reports
This web page contains real-life accounts of people who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases, including compelling personal testimonies, remembrances, case reports, and newspaper articles.
Author: Immunization Action Coalition
- Vaccine Development Global Program
This website provides information about the work of PATH’s Vaccine Development Global Program to improve the health of people, especially infants and children living in low-income countries, by accelerating the development of vaccines …
- Vaccine Information You Need
This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …
Author: Immunization Action Coalition
- Vaccine Position Papers
This web page provides links to all of the World Health Organization's position papers on specific vaccines. In addition to linking to these resources in English, it also provides links to translations of the papers into other languages, as well as …
Author: World Health Organization
- Vaccines for Africa
The Vaccines for Africa website is intended to be an interactive forum for the exchange of accurate, up-to-date, and evidence-based information on vaccines and immunization practices relevant to Africa, and to be a strategic resource for health …
Author: University of Cape Town
- Vaccines for the Future
This quarterly e-newsletter provides an update on PATH’s efforts to accelerate the development of innovative, safe, effective, and affordable vaccines against the leading causes of childhood deaths in developing-world populations, pneumonia …
- Vaccines for the Unvaccinated: Protecting the Herd
This editorial, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides commentary on the effect of vaccines in protecting the unvaccinated through herd immunity and using this effect as an important consideration in strategies for …
Author: Stephens DS
- Vaccines in the Era of Genomics: The Pneumococcal Challenge
Published in the journal Vaccine, this review aims to provide the reader with an understanding of the capsular-based complexity of Streptococcus pneumoniae, one of the main limitations to current vaccine development; the need for a new vaccine …
Author: Barocchi MA, Censini S, Rappuoli R
This website is a gateway to information from the United States government on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. It provides resources from US federal agencies for the general public and their …
Author: US Department of Health and Human Services
- The Value of Investing in Vaccines
This infographic illustrates the economic benefits of immunization. It is specifically focused on how delivering three childhood vaccines—Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal, and rotavirus—in the world's 73 poorest countries …
Author: International Vaccine Access Center
- VIMS Report: Global Vaccine Introduction
This report provides data and figures on the introduction status of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, and rotavirus vaccine both globally and in 73 GAVI Alliance-eligible countries using information …
Author: International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health