Total results with these characteristics: 196
- 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.
- Respiratory Viral and Pneumococcal Coinfection of the Respiratory Tract: Implications of Pneumococcal Vaccination
This article, published in Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, explores pneumococcal interactions with respiratory viruses and considers the potential role that the pneumococcal polysaccharide/protein conjugate vaccine may play in modifying …
Author: Moore DP, Dagan R, Madhi SA
- A Review of the Impact of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine (7-valent) on Pneumococcal Meningitis
This article, published in Advances in Therapy, reviews the impacts of 7-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine (PCV7) on pneumococcal meningitis. The authors conclude that the results show PCV7 to have significant impact on …
Author: Tin Tin Htar M, Madhava H, Balmer P, Christopoulou D, Menegas D, Bonnet E
- 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
- Safety, Immunogenicity and Efficacy of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in HIV-Infected Individuals
This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, summarizes the available published data on the immunogenicity, safety, and efficacy of pneumococcal polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccines in HIV-infected children and adults.
Author: Nunes MC, Madhi SA
- Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review
This article, published in Pediatrics, reviews the existing literature on the safety of routine vaccines recommended for children in the United States. The authors found evidence that some vaccines are associated with serious adverse events; …
Author: Maglione MA, Das L, Raaen L, et al.
- Serotype-Independent Pneumococcal Vaccines
This article, published in Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, discusses the most promising vaccine approaches for inducing serotype-independent immunity, including protein antigens, whole cell pneumococcal vaccines, and recombinant bacteria …
Author: Miyaji EN, Oliveira MLS, Carvalho E, Ho PL
- Software for National-Level Vaccine Cold Chain Equipment Management
The Cold Chain Equipment Manager (CCEM) is an inventory and planning tool that utilizes Microsoft Access–based software and analytic tools to help with data collection and analysis. Planning algorithms, data visualization, system modeling, and …
Author: University of Washington, PATH
- 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 – A Review of Carriage, Infection, Serotype Replacement and Vaccination
This article, published in Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, provides an overview on pneumococcal carriage and risk factors for invasive pneumococcal disease, the rise of non-vaccine serotypes in the era of immunization with 7-valent pneumocccal …
Author: Mehr S, Wood N
- 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 stability data as of November 2012 on commonly used, licensed vaccines and stability data as of May 2012 from available data on novel, investigational vaccine formulations. Data are sorted by vaccine in a table format in both …
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.
- Temperature Sensitivity of Vaccines
This document addresses issues regarding potential exposure of temperature-sensitive vaccines to freezing temperatures and provides updated information on vaccine vial monitors, as well as a discussion of future advances in cold chain technology.
Author: World Health Organization
- 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.
- Understanding the Pneumococcus: Transmission and Evolution
This article, published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, examines the biology of the pneumococcus related to its transmission and evolution.
Author: Donkor ES
- 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
- Vaccination Against Pneumococcus in West Africa: Perspectives and Prospects
This article, published in the International Journal of General Medicine, provides epidemiological insights into pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in West Africa based on the prevailing pneumococcal serotypes in the subregion. The study covered …
Author: Donkor ES, Dayie NT, Badoe EV
- 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 …