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Region: Asia

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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

Published: 2008

Sustainable Immunization Financing (SIF) Program

This web page provides information about the Sabin Vaccine Institutes’ SIF program and the countries it serves. The program encourages key stakeholders—national governments (ministries of health and finance), parliamentarians, the domestic …

Author: Sabin Vaccine Institute

Understanding and Addressing Childhood Immunization Coverage in Urban Slums

Supported by the US Agency for International Development, the authors of this article, published in Indian Pediatrics, identified challenges and potential solutions for improving immunization coverage in urban slums.

Author: Agarwal S, Bhanot A, Goindi G

Published: 2005

Unplugged and Keeping Cool—Testing Off-Grid Vaccine Storage Solutions in Vietnam

Keeping heat-sensitive vaccines at the right temperature is crucial yet often difficult in areas with limited or no electrical power. Project Optimize collaborated with the Vietnam National Expanded Programme on Immunization to evaluate two …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Using Uniject™ to Increase the Safety and Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Immunization

This seven-page paper describes use of an innovative injection device to immunize Indonesian newborns as soon after birth as possible. Results were positive: more infants were protected against hepatitis B earlier in life, health workers and parents …

Author: PATH

Published: 2002

Vaccine for Prevention of Mild and Moderate-to-Severe Influenza in Children

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes a multinational, Phase 3, observer-blinded study evaluating the efficacy of quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) among children three to eight years of age. From the study …

Author: Jain VK, Rivera L, Zama Khalequ, et al.

Published: 2013

Vaccine Introduction in India: Status and Lessons Learned

This abstract of a presentation made at the 2006 Global Vaccine Research Forum summarizes the strategy and achievements of India's 2006 mass JE vaccination campaigns.

Author: PATH; Government of India

Published: 2006

Vaccine Strategies for the Control and Prevention of Japanese Encephalitis in Mainland China, 1951–2011

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, reviews and discusses strategies for the promotion and expansion of vaccination programs to reduce the incidence of Japanese encephalitis throughout China and Asia. It discusses the …

Author: Gao X, Li X, Li M, et al.

Published: 2014

Vaccine Supply Chain Costing Methodology

Between 2009 and 2012, technical staff from project Optimize worked to develop costing methodology and create an accompanying Microsoft Excel-based costing tool to help estimate the cost of the vaccine supply chain in Senegal and Vietnam. This …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Vaccine Vial Monitor (VVM) Availability and Use in the African, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asian, and Western Pacific Regions

This document reports on a study of vaccine vial monitor (VVM) availability and use in developing countries in four regions. The study included three aspects: the total proportion of vaccines with VVMs in the regions with detailed information by …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Vaccine-Preventable Haemophilus influenzae type B Disease Burden and Cost-Effectiveness of Infant Vaccination in Indonesia

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, estimates total vaccine-preventable disease burden and the cost-effectiveness of Hib conjugate vaccine in Indonesia. The study concludes that routine infant Hib vaccination would …

Author: Gessner BD, Sedyaningsih ER, Griffiths UK, et al.

Published: 2008

Vietnam: Demonstrating Innovative Health Supply Chain Solutions

This document describes how Project Optimize is working with Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology to demonstrate innovations in the supply chain that can help to meet the demands of an increasingly large and costly …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Vietnam: Progress Beyond High Coverage

This report discusses the work of PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, in close collaboration with the Vietnamese National Expanded Program on Immunization, to increase immunization program quality, safety, and efficiency, including increasing …

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

Vietnam’s Immunization Registries Go Online

In Vietnam, project Optimize worked with government and software partners to help introduce a digital immunization registry. This brief describes how the registry allowed the health system to better track children due for vaccination and shortened …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

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