Disease: Not disease/vaccine specific
Total results with these characteristics: 475
- A HealthTech Report: Field Evaluation of the Acceptability and Feasibility of Syringe Melters in Indonesia
This report shares findings from a field evaluation of three syringe melters temporarily placed in five health centers in Indonesia, which aimed to assess the field performance of the devices, acceptability by health workers, fit into the existing …
- Heat-Stable Measles Vaccine Produced by Spray Drying
This article, published in Vaccine, reports on the development of a heat-stable measles vaccine powder using a combination of unique stabilizers and mild spray-drying process conditions. The researchers identified spray drying as the optimal …
Author: Ohtake S, Martin RA, Yee L, et al.
- Helping PEPFAR Partners Manage Health Care Waste: Practical Approaches and Lessons Learned From Uganda and Nigeria
This paper describes the process, tools, and strategies used in the Making Medical Injections Safer project to successfully engage the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) implementing partners in Uganda and Nigeria to improve …
Author: PATH, John Snow Inc.
- Helping Young People Become Youth Advocates for Immunization
Written for teachers and youth group leaders, this 24-page paper is full of practical ideas for teaching children and young adults about infectious disease, immunization, and injection safety and for encouraging them to promote immunization in their …
- A History of Vaccines
This fact sheet on the history of vaccines gives a brief overview of disease rates before and after the development of vaccines.
- The History of Vaccines
This website aims to provide a living resource detailing the history, current state, and future direction of vaccination. The goal of the site is to increase public knowledge about vaccines by explaining how they work, the challenges associated with …
Author: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
- How Much Does it Cost to Get a Dose of Vaccine to the Service Delivery Location? Empirical Evidence from Vietnam's Expanded Program on Immunization
The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, present empirical estimates of vaccine supply chain costs for Vietnam's Expanded Program on Immunization for routine vaccines at each level of the supply chain, before and after the introduction of …
Author: Mvundura M, Kien VD, Nga NT, et al.
- How to Manage Parents Unsure About Immunization
Guidance on addressing parents' concerns and educating them on the benefits of childhood immunization. From the Canadian Journal of CME.
Author: Halperin S
- How Vaccines Work
A brief, scientific description of how the immune system operates and how it is strengthened through vaccination.
Author: National Partnership for Immunization
Comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate information on vaccines, disease, and immunization in the United Kingdom. The site includes frequently asked questions, general information on immunization, and specific information on childhood immunizations.
Author: Public Health England
- Immunisation for All: No Child Left Behind
This report identifies country-level strategies to reach the one in five children that are missing out on basic vaccinations. It also identifies factors at the global level that will help to create a more conducive environment for countries to …
Author: Save the Children
- Immunization Action Coalition
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) promotes physician, community, and family awareness of, and responsibility for, appropriate immunization of all children and adults against all vaccine-preventable diseases. This US-based site has a wealth of …
Author: Immunization Action Coalition
- Immunization and Child Health Materials Development Guide
A practical, "how-to" manual for conducting audience research and developing effective, user-appropriate print, audio, video, and computer-based health education materials.
- Immunization: At a Glance
This fact sheet lays out the three key reasons that immunization should be a high priority in developing countries and charts out key objectives, interventions, targeted beneficiaries, and outcome measures for successful immunization programs. …
Author: World Bank
- Immunization Essentials: A Practical Field Guide
This 275-page manual is full of useful information and belongs on every immunization professional's bookshelf.
Author: US Agency for International Development
- Immunization Financing Options: A Resource for Policymakers
These user-friendly briefing sheets, prepared by the World Bank and intended for policymakers in Ministries of Health, Finance, Planning and Investment, outline options for financing national immunization services.
Author: GAVI Alliance
- Immunization Financing Through the GAVI Alliance
An overview of immunization support to developing countries provided through the GAVI Alliance.
Author: World Health Organization
- Immunization Financing Toolkit: A Resource for Policy-Makers and Program Managers
Financing is a critical component of a sustainable immunization program. This toolkit is comprised of a series of short briefs on different options for financing national immunization programs and vaccines. It is intended to serve as a resource for …
Author: World Bank, GAVI Alliance
- Immunization Health Guide
This online health guide from the New York Times provides an overivew of immunization as well as specific diseases. Also included are an expert Q&A, questions for your doctor about vaccines, and information on clincial trials.
Author: New York Times
- Immunization in Practice
This online manual covers all aspects of immunization program management.
Author: World Health Organization
- Immunization Information for Parents
Help for parents with immunization decision-making and evaluating related information on the web.
Author: National Network for Immunization Information
- Immunization Information Systems
This handout provides basic information about immunization information systems, as well as a list of resources and organizations relevant to this issue.
Author: Optimize (PATH, World Health Organization)
- Immunization Logistics and Supply Systems: From Vision to Action
This report summarizes workshops held in July 2010 by Project Optimize (a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization) in Washington, DC, and Seattle to engage stakeholders from a wide variety of organizations related to …
- Immunization of Pregnant Women: Reproductive, Medical and Societal Risks
This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the risks and benefits of using vaccines in pregnant women to prevent maternal, fetal, and newborn disease. The author concludes that the potential for reducing the incidence of birth defects, …
Author: Brent RL
- Immunization Planning and Financing
This web page is an online resource for information and data about immunization financing in low- and lower-middle-income countries. It country profiles with a summary of the immunization financing situation, key data, and indicators of …
Author: World Health Organization