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Product Development Partnerships Hit Their Stride: Lessons from Developing a Meningitis Vaccine for Africa

This article, published in Health Affairs, provides an overview of the Meningitis Vaccine Project as an example of how product development partnerships have reinvigorated research on vaccines for neglected diseases. The …

Author: Bishai DM, Champion C, Steele ME, Thompson L

Published: 2011

Projected Health Benefits and Costs of Pneumococcal and Rotavirus Vaccination in Uganda

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, determined the impact and cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccination programs among children younge than five years of age in Uganda from the public health system perspective. They …

Author: Tate JE, Kisakye A, Mugyenyi P, Kizza D, Odiit A, Braka F

Published: 2011

The Promise of Conjugate Vaccines for Africa

This article, published in Vaccine, emphasizes the importance of capsular polysaccharide vaccines for preventing disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis and Streptococcus pneumoniae in Africa, reiterating that these vaccines have been proven safe …

Author: Kieny MP, LaForce FM

Published: 2007

Promotion of Immunization in Uganda: A Booklet for Leaders

This is an excellent example of how data can effectively be used to advocate for support of immunization programs.

Author: Uganda Ministry of Health

Published: 2002

Prospective Cohort Study of Disabling Sequelae and Quality of Life in Children With Bacterial Meningitis in Urban Senegal

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, describes a study to investigate disabling sequelae among a cohort of children diagnosed with bacterial meningitis in urban Dakar, Senegal. Data from the study suggest …

Author: Edmond K, Dieye Y, Griffiths UK, et al.

Published: 2010

Public Finance of Rotavirus Vaccination in India and Ethiopia: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that evaluated the potential impact of a publicly funded national rotavirus vaccination program in India and Ethiopia on reducing deaths and household costs due to rotavirus disease. The authors …

Author: Verguet S, Murphy S, Anderson B, Johansson KA, Glass R, Rheingans R

Published: 2013

PubMed Searches: Cervical Cancer and HPV

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts on cervical cancer and human papillomavirus, as well as specifically for Africa and Asia. Documents may be ordered through Loansome Doc if you have …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: ETEC and Shigella

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address relevant issues related to ETEC and Shigella. Documents may be ordered through Loansome Doc if you have established an agreement with a …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Hepatitis B

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address disease burden, vaccine efficacy and benefits, model programs and cost issues in Asian, African, and Latin American countries. Documents may be …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Hib

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address disease burden, vaccine efficacy and benefits, model programs and cost issues in Asian, African, and Latin American countries. Documents may be …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Meningococcus

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address relevant issues related to meningococcus. Documents may be ordered through Loansome Doc if you have established an agreement with a …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Pneumococcal Disease

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address disease burden, vaccine efficacy and benefits, model programs and cost issues in Asian, African, and Latin American countries.  Documents …

Author: Various

PubMed Searches: Rotavirus

These pre-formatted PubMed searches will retrieve journal citations and available abstracts that address relevant issues related to rotavirus. Documents may be ordered through Loansome Doc if you have established an agreement with a participating …

Author: Various

Qualification of Standard Membrane-Feeding Assay with Plasmodium falciparum Malaria and Potential Improvements for Future Assays

Vaccines that interrupt malaria transmission are of increasing interest. A robust functional assay to measure this activity would provide a biologically relevant means of evaluating potential vaccine candidates. This article, published in PLOS ONE, …

Author: Miura K, Deng B, Tullo G, et al.

Published: 2013

Recent Developments in Neisseria Meningitidis Group A Conjugate Vaccines

This article, published in Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, focuses on the development of meningococcal conjugate vaccines for serogroup A, with special emphasis on the needs of Africa. The author discusses the currently available conjugate …

Author: Frasch CE

Published: 2005

Report of the Informal Consultation on Meningococcal Carriage Studies in Africa

This report summarizes a meeting organized by the World Health Organization to discuss meningococcal carriage studies in Africa that could provide data to support the introduction of the meningococcal A conjugate vaccine in the region. The …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2005

Risk of Epidemic Meningitis in Africa: A Cause for Concern

This article, featured in the World Health Organization's Weekly Epidemiological Record, presents what the potential scenarios were for meningitis epidemics in Africa in the 2007-2008 seasons and provides information on the expected availability of …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Africa

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Africa. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in African children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Angola

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Angola. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Angolan children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Burkina Faso

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Burkina Faso. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Burkinabè children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Burundi

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Burundi. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Burundian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Cameroon

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Cameroon. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Cameroonian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Djibouti

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Djibouti. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Djiboutian children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Eritrea

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Eritrea. It includes information about the burden of rotavirus diarrhea for Eritrean children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the effectiveness of …

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Disease and Vaccines in Ethiopia

This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Ethiopia. It includes information about: the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Ethiopian children; rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies; the …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

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